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:

Two differing opinions about whether Manifest Destiny was a good idea, taken from that time period:

Original document in the NY Times:

Excellent site from 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.

Schmoop speaks to the issue:
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