Manifest Destiny and American Territorial Expansion: A Brief History with Documents

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Macmillan Learning, Dec 23, 2011 - History - 208 pages
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Amy Greenberg examines the social, cultural and political context that gave rise to Manifest Destiny- one of the most influential ideologies inAmerican history. Drawing on primary documents, she explores howitevolved from colonial roots to become a fully articulated rationale in the 1840s for expanding the nation's borders.

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AMY GREENBERGProfessor of American History and Women's Studies at Pennsylvania State University, USA. An historian of antebellum America,she has focused her research and teaching on the politics, culture and gender history of the era, as well the role of theUSA in the world.

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