*Mainfest Destiny - A Identifications a Manifest Destiny b...

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A. Identifications a. Manifest Destiny b. “The Indian Problem” c. Treaty of Guadeloupe-Hidalgo d. Sutter’s Mill e. Frederick Jackson Turner B. Introduction a. Some moved west because they wanted religious freedom, wanted to convert, etc. b. Steady flow of settlers across Great Plains & Rocky Mountains c. Already Native Americans & Mexicans living in the area that emigrants are heading C. Exploration a. Fur Trade b. Government b.i. Explorers trained militarily, and many were trained in engineers b.i.1. 1806 & 1807 b.i.1.a. Zebulon Pike b.i.1.b. Rocky Mountains b.i.2. 1819 & 1820 b.i.2.a. Stephen Long b.i.2.b. Mapped the Great Plains b.i.3. 1843 & 1844 b.i.3.a. John C Fremont b.i.3.b. Mapped trail leading to Oregon & California b.ii. Exploration led to an increase in American proud b.ii.1. Become proud of their land & the things that it holds b.iii. 1845 b.iii.1. John O’Sullivan b.iii.2. Manifest Destiny b.iii.2.a. “…our manifest destiny to overspread the continent allotted by Providence for the free development of our yearly multiplying millions” b.iii.2.b. Americans were destined to spread across the continent and share their culture D. Manifest Destiny a. Indian Policy a.i. Removal was supposed to be something that would protect the tribes a.ii. 1820s a.ii.1. Santa Fe trail a.ii.1.a. Opened between Missouri & Santa Fe, nm a.ii.1.a.i. Provided route to the west a.iii. 1840s a.iii.1. Overland trails
a.iii.2. Led settlers farther west a.iv. Trail cut through the middle of Indian territories a.iv.1. Federal government could have re-routed trails, but decided to reduce Indian lands in 1854 a.iv.2. KS & NE territories opened up to non-Indian settlers a.v. Begin to see the establishment of the Reservation System a.vi. The Indian Problem a.vi.1. Where do they let them settle?

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