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  1. Westward Expansion How long until we complete the puzzle? “American Progress” John Gast - 1872

  2. “Manifest Destiny” • John O’Sullivan – • editor of Democratic Review • The essay “Annexation” July – August 1845 • ".... the right of our manifest destiny to over spread and to possess the whole of the continent which Providence has given us for the development of the great experiment of liberty and development of self government entrusted to us."

  3. SS States must be admitted two at a time to maintain the balance of power in . . .

  4. Trends in America: 1810-1860 • New intellectual and religious movements. • Social reforms. A. Rights of?????? • Beginnings of the Industrial Revolution in America. A. Massive factories in the North • Re-emergence of a twoparty system • Increase in American Nationalism A. Victories over European powers • Increase in westward expansion B. Who can stop us? (Monroe Doctrine)

  5. What should we take first???

  6. Westward Expansion How long until we complete the puzzle?