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Today in Texas History - October 20

From the Annals of Manifest Destiny –     In 1803, the United States Senate approved the Louisiana Purchase almost doubling the size of the country.  The enormous acquisition allowed continuation of the western migration that characterized the first 100 years of our nation’s history. 

Blue-Eyed Aryan

Jesus was a blue-eyed Aryan,
that’s what pictures in my Bible say.
Crazy folks depict him otherwise,
that’s the trouble with the USA.

Too many people who think they’re right… 334 more words


'Manifest Destiny' - Barry B. Longyear

So I finally started to read the pile of books my father lent me, and I started with Manifest Destiny by Barry B Longyear. I started with this one because my father wanted it back, no other reason. 957 more words


The Multicultural USA - A Tory Take

The problems that have arisen out of the failure of multiculturalism are, it seems to me, much more pronounced in Europe than in the United States. 1,058 more words


Lost In a Blizzard of Words

Americans like to have a general idea of what’s going on. It’s comforting. It settles the nerves in troubling times. Americans elect a president to settle their nerves, to let them in on the general idea of what the country is doing in this messy chaotic world. 3,709 more words

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(Module 3 - ) Racial Hierarchy, Manifest Destiny, and a Perfect Example of Why Being Wrong but Not Moving on Can Lead to a Lot of Racism and a Civil War

In this week’s chapter readings (Greenberg, chapters 6 and 7), primary source document (Appeal of the Independent Democrats in Congress, to the people of the United States), and videos (Death Runs Riot, The Abolitionists: Part 2, and The Abolitionists: Part 3), one of the primary issues facing America was the problem of racial hierarchy, and how that particular issue became a theme of Manifest Destiny in America at that time, and a major debate between two warring factions. 1,966 more words

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