Nevada Union High School

Nevada Union High School

Mrs. Dodson's APUSH Manifest Destiny Debate Activity

Excellent overview of the Mexican-American war, complete with interactive timeline:
http://www.pbs.org/kera/usmexicanwar/prelude/manifest_destiny_overview.html

Two differing opinions about whether Manifest Destiny was a good idea, taken from that time period:
http://www.let.rug.nl/usa/E/manifest/manif1.htm#dis

Original document in the NY Times:
http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=9805EFD8113AEF34BC4D52DFB7668382679FDE

Excellent site from Facts.com that gives pros and cons--but be aware that is hosts a ton of dead links, unfortunately. Still, on the page itself there are salient facts that support both sides of the argument.
http://philwrites.com/H_manifest_destiny.htm

Schmoop speaks to the issue:
http://www.shmoop.com/manifest-destiny-mexican-american-war/
 
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