Notes - Boarders National Expansion Immigration Questions Land of freedom land of opportunity how do we negotiate opportunity and freedom

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Boarders: National Expansion/ Immigration Questions Land of freedom “land of opportunity”: how do we negotiate opportunity and freedom definitions: self and society distribution land + labor = property (Locke) example and expansion: means/ends Manifest Destiny Jacksonian Democracy of the 1830s: opportunity snd expansion for everyone with minimal government interference= human progress = christianity definition land manifests American destiny “growth” as natural part of our vocabulary Stephanson: Nation as “SPACE” Manifest destiny soined 1840s (John O’Sullivan): America fulfills its destony in a) ex- pansion and B) other nations would want to join raised issues about slavery and sectionalism “free state”: no blacks in states; opposing slavery did not mean free, multi racial cit- izenry “South”: as proto-national grouping connected to world economy Federal <> Nation (30) USA and USM: Comparison 1824 US of Mexico: 1.7 mill sq m/ 6 million people
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2011 for the course AMERICAN S 101 taught by Professor Dr.allanpunzalanisaac during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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Notes - Boarders National Expansion Immigration Questions Land of freedom land of opportunity how do we negotiate opportunity and freedom

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