Manifest Destiny and the Mexican War of 1846
Read/review the following resources for this activity:
Textbook: Chapter 8 (section 8.3), 11 ( PLEASE DON’T FORGET TO USE THE TEXTBOOK FOR RESOURCE AND CITATION)
· Minimum of 1 scholarly source (in addition to the textbook)
Initial Post Instructions
· The Lewis and Clark Expedition
· The Missouri Compromise
· Independence of Texas
· Mexican War of 1846-1848
· The California Gold Rush
Then, address the following for your selections:
· Which of your two selections do you consider most impactful on Westward Expansion during 1800-1848? Explain why.
· Analyze the effects of the ideology of Manifest Destiny on the two historical events that you chose from the list.