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) Read-americas-manifest-destiny-1845/(Links to an external site.)Our textbook calls American beliefin Manifest Destiny "quasi-religious" and "the new religion of American democracy." In whatways did the complex of ideas known as Manifest Destiny function like a religion for ante-bellum Americans? Do you feel that "religious" is an appropriate comparison or merehyperbole? Why or Why not?2) Respond to at least one other student. Did you agree or disagree? What can you learn fromtheir analysis? What advice can you give them to help in their analysis? (250 words)Expanding the territory and influences of the United States was driven by the idea of Manifestdestiny in the 19thcentury. According to the textbook “manifest destiny was grounded in thebelief that a democratic, agrarian republic would save the world” which mean American stronglybelieved this idea and they really pursued what they believed. In addition, God’s sanctifying
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Term
Spring
Professor
SarahH.Meacham
Tags
Andrew Jackson, Manifest Destiny, Native Americans in the United States, American Civil War, Oregon Country

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