Manifest Destiny

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Manifest Destiny by Mind Map: Manifest Destiny

1. Movement of People

1.1. Mormons

1.1.1. Religious persecution/violence

1.2. Chinese

1.2.1. Gold Rush

1.2.1.1. 49'ers

1.2.2. Transcontinental Railroad

1.3. Oregon Trail Settlers

2. Government Push

2.1. Treaties

2.1.1. Oregon Treaty of 1864

2.1.2. Indian Removal Act

2.1.3. Homestead Act

2.2. War

2.2.1. Mexican American War

3. America's Creation Myth

3.1. Beliefs driving it

3.1.1. "American Progress" painting

3.1.1.1. democracy

3.1.1.2. religion

3.1.1.3. civilization