11Manifest Destiny

11Manifest Destiny - Making the trip was difficult In ideal...

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Manifest Destiny Let’s go west! Manifest Destiny * Economic reasons * Religious reasons * Geographic reasons * Advertising Economic reasons * Panic of 1837 * Lost everything, need to start over * Taxes * Internal improvements had to be paid by the states * Couldn’t pay their taxes * Some Southern farmers Religious reasons * America is great! * Ordained by God to spread this greatness around Geographic reasons Oregon Country * People got “Oregon fever” * Went there on the Oregon Trail
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Unformatted text preview: Making the trip was difficult * In ideal conditions * the trip took 6 months * 5,000 people died * Diseases * #1 Cholera * Read-Donner party * C & R-Go online California Trail Advertisements * Everything was great * Conestoga wagons * Wagon trains Meeting the Elephant! * Anything bad! Myths * Indians! * Circle the wagons! * Let’s go in a line. * Let’s all ride in the wagon....
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