Manifest Destiny: Did the Benefits Outweigh the Negative Consequences

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This Lesson plan will offer details about Manifest Destiny and the movement out west. Americans sought territory, resources and refuge beyond the Mississippi River in the 1840's. The pioneers, military expeditions, and enterpeneurs achieved great success in the west. However there were consequences poitically, diplomatically, and environmentally. Did the great benefits of Manifest Destiny outweigh the negative consequences?

 

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