Manifest Destiny Dbq

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The United States became a continental nation by the Westward expansion regarding annexations, purchases, lands ceded, treaties, and the manifest destiny. United States were able to fulfill the manifest destiny, the belief that says US is clearly meant to expand to the Pacific. This belief was pleased by various annexations, purchases, lands ceded, and treaties. Texas was annexed to the US when Sam Houston tricked US that Texas might become allies with Britain. Several purchases helped manifest destiny come true. Louisiana was bought from France for $15 million and doubled the land mass of US. Parts of Arizona and New Mexico was bought for $10 million from Mexico. Britain ceded parts of North Dakota and Minnesota to US in 1818. Lastly, treaties

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