After the War of 1812, as New York became more popular city, establishing new railroads and canals, a huge number of Europeans immigrants came to NY, America. Also, the Romantic Movement reached America. With NY as the center of literal movement, the Romanticism quickly spread. Like the Europeans, American Romantics demonstrated a high level of moral enthusiasm, commitment to individualism and unfolding of the self, and rejected rationalism and religious intellect. Yet American Romanticism is distinctive, since Romanticism in America coincided
If I was in this time, I would have went to California because of the chance. Although many were found out of luck, it would be a 50/50 chance in which I would be able to become a millionaire. Within the passage "A Rush To The West" in the part, "The California Gold Rush" it states, "They also looked in streams. This process, called placer mining, did not take much labor, money, or skill. Miners washed dirt from a stream in a pan, leaving grains of gold in the bottom.
There were several kinds of hardships and motivations for moving west in this time. Settlers had a lot to see and find in the westward expansion period including gold and land. They were mostly drawn by those very two aspects. The railroad systems also allowed for people to travel west easier, making for a perfect situation to travel westward. Although the end of the journey was most desirable, the in between presented a lot of hardships.
However, both the North and South had the same aspirations for development in the West as new opportunities became available. As the railroad connected the two allowing for travel to large cities, giving those who lived in small towns or rural areas a desire to marvel at the innovative technologies and luxuries to purchase. The advancement of the railroad into the West brought new lands to settle for former slaves seeking to escape the racial discrimination in the South and the Mormons who faced persecution in the North. Discrimination and persecution were present in both the North and the South as the regions struggled to redefine their culture in the aftermath of the Civil
In the time during Westward Expansion was the time of new beginnings in America and it was time to move forward in land. America wanted to be superior to the rest of the countries around them. They went through many challegements to buy Louisiana Territory and explore its land around it as well. The country even almost went into bankruptcy and was almost sold to the French, but hopefully that did not happened. They even with success of land came trouble with greedy with expansion.
Cities such as San Francisco, Seattle, Denver, and Kansas City slowly started to develop throughout the west. The migration of Americans to the west was a good thing for innovation and building up the United States as a country, but the Native Americans who lived in these lands were changed forever. Any Native Americans found in lands where United States citizens wanted land was immediately excavated from their land and brought to an Indian reservation of some kind. Overtime though, these Indian reservations began to limit due to the rising population in Americans during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. “They [Lewis and Clark] provided valuable information about the topography, the biological sciences, the ecology, and ethnic and linguistic studies of the American Indian.
Did the benefits of the immigration boom in the late 1800s outweigh the drawbacks? During the 1800s, many people migrated to urban areas because they wanted jobs and land. Many people thought that migrating to urban areas would be like a perfect dream, however they were disappointed when they realized that the benefits of migration did not outweigh the drawbacks. During the late 1800s, millions of immigrants were coming to the United States. Most of the immigrants came from Europe.
Our nation’s history is very much entwined with the American Indian. When Europeans first came to the Americas, the Indian population was quite large. For a time, Americans and Indians coexisted but as more and more white people came, the Indians were pushed farther westward. The early Americans wanted more land and the Indians were to them, simply in the way. Relations between the Americans and Indians at the time of the Revolutionary war are indecisive.
In this region the government leader were rich because money was not dispensed out to others(Doc H). Settlers hoped to find gold, silver, or any other valuables they might take back to Europe and make money off of. "There was no talk... but dig gold,wash gold,refine gold,and load gold"(Doc F). Once gold became less of an option they turned to
Westward Expansion Flash Draft Have you ever wondered about what would 've happened if the westward expansion never occurred? We wouldn 't have many things you know today and America would be a lot smaller. The westward expansion happened during the 1800s and helped shape the modern America. The westward expansion started with the Louisiana Purchase and was made even stronger by the Gold Rush. Many people came to strike it rich or just to start a new life out west.
With no more land left, and a growing population, there was a fear that resources would dry up hence the need for more land. Q2: Explain the connection between US Imperialism and Manifest Destiny. A2: Manifest Destiny was America’s divine right to move westward, and the Americans fulfilled that god-given right by going as far as possible to the west coast. During this time, many felt it was a “white man’s
Now they had land selling offices in the west that would allow to buy in time making it more affordable for individuals. He realized that the west needed improvement which included roads, canals, and transportation. The overcrowding in the east is what lead the need of expanding farm land to the west. The chances of Jackson in Unites States depended on revolution. The eighteenth century was a time of social and economic changes brought on by Market Revolution (Schultz, 2017).
After the Civil War ended many people were in hope of finding land since population was increasing. Since the West was underdeveloped and uncivilized, many decided to expand the land. First the Louisiana Purchase increased the opportunity of expansion.Then industrialization and the Homestead Act also caused many companies encouraged to move West due to the low cost of land and that the transportation was provided through the railroads. In order to complete such goals, something had to be done with the Natives since it conflicted with their home area. Before the 1860’s the native americans were living in peace until the Colonists attacked.
Between 1800 and 1850, western expansion played a major role in the sectional tensions between the North and South in America. Most of this would stem from whether or not new territory would be free or slave states. Later on, there would be compromises in place to alleviate the tension but disunity between the North and South was very prevalent. In 1803, the Louisiana Purchase from the French got a rise out of the New England Federalist party. They were against western expansion because they believed it would reduce power and the influence of the party and the northeastern states.