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“To Over...
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3 Visions of America, A History of the United States
“To Overspread the Continent”
I. Manifest Destiny and Changing Vision...
4 Visions of America, A History of the United States
Manifest Destiny and
Changing Visions of the West
A. The Trapper’s Wo...
5 Visions of America, A History of the United States
The Trapper’s World
What function did the yearly rendezvous
play in t...
6 Visions of America, A History of the United States
The Trapper’s World
Rendezvous – A festive annual gathering
held in t...
7 Visions of America, A History of the United States
8 Visions of America, A History of the United States
9 Visions of America, A History of the United States
Manifest Destiny and the Overland Trail
What were the most important ...
10 Visions of America, A History of the United States
Manifest Destiny and the Overland Trail
Manifest Destiny – A term co...
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12 Visions of America, A History of the United States
The Native American Encounter
with Manifest Destiny
Why were tales o...
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14 Visions of America, A History of the United States
Images as History
How did Catlin represent
his Mandan subject for
an...
15 Visions of America, A History of the United States
Images as History
GEORGE CATLIN AND MAH-TO-TOH-PA:
REPRESENTING INDI...
16 Visions of America, A History of the United States
Images as History
GEORGE CATLIN AND MAH-TO-TOH-PA:
REPRESENTING INDI...
17 Visions of America, A History of the United States
The Mormon Flight to Utah
How did the Mormon immigration differ from...
18 Visions of America, A History of the United States
19 Visions of America, A History of the United States
American Expansionism into the Southwest
A. The Transformation of No...
20 Visions of America, A History of the United States
The Transformation of Northern Mexico
What was the ranchero system?
...
21 Visions of America, A History of the United States
The Transformation of Northern Mexico
Mission System – The colonial ...
22 Visions of America, A History of the United States
23 Visions of America, A History of the United States
The Clash of Interests in Texas
Why did some Americans oppose the
an...
24 Visions of America, A History of the United States
25 Visions of America, A History of the United States
The Republic of Texas and the
Politics of Annexation
How did the Lib...
26 Visions of America, A History of the United States
The Republic of Texas and the
Politics of Annexation
Liberty Party –...
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28 Visions of America, A History of the United States
Polk’s Expansionist Vision
How did Polk pursue his expansionist
agen...
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30 Visions of America, A History of the United States
The Mexican War and Its Consequences
A. A Controversial War
B. Image...
31 Visions of America, A History of the United States
A Controversial War
What were the most important differences
between...
32 Visions of America, A History of the United States
A Controversial War
Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo – Formally
ended the...
33 Visions of America, A History of the United States
Choices and Consequences
Thoreau opposed the annexation
of Texas bec...
34 Visions of America, A History of the United States
Choices and Consequences
Choices regarding civil disobedience
HENRY ...
35 Visions of America, A History of the United States
Choices and Consequences
Decision and consequences
• Thoreau refused...
36 Visions of America, A History of the United States
Choices and Consequences
Continuing Controversies
•Is the notion of ...
37 Visions of America, A History of the United States
Images of the Mexican War
What role did images play in shaping
Ameri...
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39 Visions of America, A History of the United States
40 Visions of America, A History of the United States
The Wilmot Proviso and the
Realignment of American Politics
A. The W...
41 Visions of America, A History of the United States
The Wilmot Proviso
Why was the Wilmot Proviso so
controversial?
42 Visions of America, A History of the United States
The Wilmot Proviso
Wilmot Proviso – Bill that would have
banned slav...
43 Visions of America, A History of the United States
Sectionalism and the Election of 1848
Why does this political cartoo...
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Competing Visions
SLAVERY AND THE ELECTION OF 1848
Democrats
asserte...
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Competing Visions
SLAVERY AND THE ELECTION OF 1848
The Free-Soil Par...
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  1. 1. 1 Visions of America, A History of the United States CHAPTER 1 Visions of America, A History of the United States “To Overspread the Continent” Westward Expansion and Political Conflict, 1840–1848 11 1 Visions of America, A History of the United States
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  3. 3. 3 Visions of America, A History of the United States “To Overspread the Continent” I. Manifest Destiny and Changing Visions of the West II. American Expansionism into the Southwest III. The Mexican War and Its Consequences IV. The Wilmot Proviso and the Realignment of American Politics WESTWARD EXPANSION AND POLITICAL CONFLICT, 1840–1848 3 Visions of America, A History of the United States
  4. 4. 4 Visions of America, A History of the United States Manifest Destiny and Changing Visions of the West A. The Trapper’s World B. Manifest Destiny and the Overland Trail C. The Native American Encounter with Manifest Destiny D. The Mormon Flight to Utah
  5. 5. 5 Visions of America, A History of the United States The Trapper’s World What function did the yearly rendezvous play in the culture of fur trappers? How did reports of the West both impede and encourage migration?
  6. 6. 6 Visions of America, A History of the United States The Trapper’s World Rendezvous – A festive annual gathering held in the Rocky Mountains in which Native Americans, mountain men, and traders would gather to exchange pelts for a variety of goods
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  9. 9. 9 Visions of America, A History of the United States Manifest Destiny and the Overland Trail What were the most important ideas associated with Manifest Destiny?
  10. 10. 10 Visions of America, A History of the United States Manifest Destiny and the Overland Trail Manifest Destiny – A term coined by editor and columnist John O’Sullivan to describe his belief in America’s divine right to expand westward Overland Trail – The 2,000-mile route taken by American settlers traveling to new settlements in Oregon, California, and Utah
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  12. 12. 12 Visions of America, A History of the United States The Native American Encounter with Manifest Destiny Why were tales of Indian attacks on immigrants so popular in American culture?
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  14. 14. 14 Visions of America, A History of the United States Images as History How did Catlin represent his Mandan subject for an American audience? GEORGE CATLIN AND MAH-TO-TOH-PA: REPRESENTING INDIANS FOR AN AMERICAN AUDIENCE
  15. 15. 15 Visions of America, A History of the United States Images as History GEORGE CATLIN AND MAH-TO-TOH-PA: REPRESENTING INDIANS FOR AN AMERICAN AUDIENCE Catlin’s journal informed his viewers that only a warrior of “extraordinary renown” was allowed to wear horns on his headdress. By omitting the chief’s war club, tomahawk, and so on, Catlin made him less frightening to an American audience.
  16. 16. 16 Visions of America, A History of the United States Images as History GEORGE CATLIN AND MAH-TO-TOH-PA: REPRESENTING INDIANS FOR AN AMERICAN AUDIENCE Catlin painted Mah-to-toh-pa as if he were a Roman general, like this statue of George Washington.
  17. 17. 17 Visions of America, A History of the United States The Mormon Flight to Utah How did the Mormon immigration differ from other westward migrations? How did Mormon communalism affect their experiences at Nauvoo?
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  19. 19. 19 Visions of America, A History of the United States American Expansionism into the Southwest A. The Transformation of Northern Mexico B. The Clash of Interests in Texas C. The Republic of Texas and the Politics of Annexation D. Polk’s Expansionist Vision
  20. 20. 20 Visions of America, A History of the United States The Transformation of Northern Mexico What was the ranchero system? What advantages did Americans have over Mexicans in the lucrative trade with Santa Fe?
  21. 21. 21 Visions of America, A History of the United States The Transformation of Northern Mexico Mission System – The colonial system devised by the Spanish to control the Native American population, forcing them to convert to Catholicism and work the land
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  23. 23. 23 Visions of America, A History of the United States The Clash of Interests in Texas Why did some Americans oppose the annexation of Texas? Who sought annexation and for what reasons? How did Anglo-Texans use their defeat at the Alamo to rally support for their cause?
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  25. 25. 25 Visions of America, A History of the United States The Republic of Texas and the Politics of Annexation How did the Liberty Party affect the election of 1844?
  26. 26. 26 Visions of America, A History of the United States The Republic of Texas and the Politics of Annexation Liberty Party – A short-lived staunchly antislavery and anti-annexation party • Captured 62,000 votes in the 1844 election • Liberty Party votes drew support away from Henry Clay and contributed to Polk’s election victory
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  28. 28. 28 Visions of America, A History of the United States Polk’s Expansionist Vision How did Polk pursue his expansionist agenda?
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  30. 30. 30 Visions of America, A History of the United States The Mexican War and Its Consequences A. A Controversial War B. Images of the Mexican War
  31. 31. 31 Visions of America, A History of the United States A Controversial War What were the most important differences between the leadership style of Generals Zachary Taylor and Winfield Scott?
  32. 32. 32 Visions of America, A History of the United States A Controversial War Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo – Formally ended the war between the United States and Mexico (1848) • Settled the border dispute between Texas and Mexico • Gave the United States a significant swath of new territory in the Southwest
  33. 33. 33 Visions of America, A History of the United States Choices and Consequences Thoreau opposed the annexation of Texas because he believed the war was an effort to extend slavery. Thoreau refused to pay his poll tax and was put in jail. Two years later, he gave a lecture that proposed the theory of civil disobedience. HENRY DAVID THOREAU AND CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE
  34. 34. 34 Visions of America, A History of the United States Choices and Consequences Choices regarding civil disobedience HENRY DAVID THOREAU AND CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE Accept the government’s decision and not criticize it Obey the law but work to change it Protest the law by refusing to obey it and suffer the legal consequences for challenging it
  35. 35. 35 Visions of America, A History of the United States Choices and Consequences Decision and consequences • Thoreau refused to obey the law and spent a night in prison. • The theory of civil disobedience influenced many later protest movements. How significant was Thoreau’s essay when it was published? HENRY DAVID THOREAU AND CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE
  36. 36. 36 Visions of America, A History of the United States Choices and Consequences Continuing Controversies •Is the notion of a legal right of civil disobedience a contradiction in terms? HENRY DAVID THOREAU AND CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE
  37. 37. 37 Visions of America, A History of the United States Images of the Mexican War What role did images play in shaping American perceptions of the Mexican War? Why did the artist pose Henry Clay in the same posture as earlier artists had used for fallen leaders such as General Wolfe?
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  40. 40. 40 Visions of America, A History of the United States The Wilmot Proviso and the Realignment of American Politics A. The Wilmot Proviso B. Sectionalism and the Election of 1848
  41. 41. 41 Visions of America, A History of the United States The Wilmot Proviso Why was the Wilmot Proviso so controversial?
  42. 42. 42 Visions of America, A History of the United States The Wilmot Proviso Wilmot Proviso – Bill that would have banned slavery from the territories acquired from Mexico Popular Sovereignty – An approach that would allow the people in each new territory to decide whether to permit slavery
  43. 43. 43 Visions of America, A History of the United States Sectionalism and the Election of 1848 Why does this political cartoon show a phrenologist examining Taylor’s skull? Who were the Barnburners?
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  46. 46. 46 Visions of America, A History of the United States Competing Visions SLAVERY AND THE ELECTION OF 1848 Democrats asserted commitment to individual states’ rights to decide whether to allow slavery. Whigs avoided mentioning slavery and focused on the merits of their candidate, Zachary Taylor. What were the most important differences between the strategy of the Whigs and Democrats in the election of 1848?
  47. 47. 47 Visions of America, A History of the United States Competing Visions SLAVERY AND THE ELECTION OF 1848 The Free-Soil Party, which opposed the spread of slavery, met in Buffalo, New York. In this cartoon, Martin Van Buren, its candidate, is shown riding a buffalo.

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