new economy and limited prosperity

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New economy, limited prosperity 3/28/11 Westward expansion and market revolution effects every American o John O’Sullivan- Manifest Destiny, 1845 God wants them to own all of America Extend the area’s of freedom Those who stood in their way (GB, Spain, Native Americans) were obstacles to freedom o The west was the place for economic independence o The market revolution strongly encouraged economic advancement Redefining what it means to be an American o Transcendentalists Emerson, Thoreau, ect Individualism o Americans should depend on no one but themselves, 1830’s Even the government Focus on privacy 2 nd great awakening o Religious undertone add to self o Charles Finney, upstate NY 1820-1830’s o 1845 40,000 ministers o Reject Calvinist ideas, and embrace the ideas of free will o Different SES, gender and racial people worshiped o Preached against greed and indifference Finney: Satan’s empire o Controlled individualism promoted
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