What is the westward expansion? What are your thoughts on westward expansion? Explain in detail.

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What is the westward expansion?

What are your thoughts on westward expansion?

Explain in detail.

Manifest Destiny:

"Manifest Destiny" was an idea that was shared among many Americans during the westward expansion. It consisted of the belief that it was America's destiny and duty to move west and conquer new lands.

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Westward expansion was the movement of Americans from the east coast of the United States to the west coast. This primarily occurred in the late 1700s...

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Westward U.S. Expansion (1820-1860)

from High School US History: Homework Help Resource

Chapter 9 / Lesson 11
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