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Young America : A group of young members of the Democratic Party who were interested in territorial expansion in 1840s. They believe in the Manifest Destiny. Horace Greeley: Editor of the New York Tribune, one of the most influential newspapers in the country from 1840s to 1870s. Candidate in 1872 U.S. presidential election died in a landslide during the electoral process. In the 1840s, he urged "Go West, young man." John L. O'Sullivan : An Editor who used the term "Manifest Destiny" in 1845 to promote the annexation of Texas and the Oregon Country to the United State. He was the editor of "Democratic Review". His theme was adopted by the Young America movement. Brigham Young : He leads the long trek westward to Great Salt Lake basin after Joseph Smith's martyrdom. He built a flourish community in the basin, resigned as leader of the LDS church, and from 1850 to 1857 he was a governor of the newly created Utah Territory. He authorized Polygamy in 1852, which lead to the conflict with U.S. Army. He
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2012 for the course HIST 220 taught by Professor Hamblin during the Winter '12 term at BYU.

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