Manifest Destiny Was An Era Of Expansion Of Native Americans

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Manifest Destiny was an era of expansion of the U.S. to the western side of the North American continent. It took place from 1812 to 1867. Manifest Destiny was the belief that America was destined, by God, to expand its territory westward. Manifest destiny was caused by acute American supremacy; it widely affected natives while being essentially negative in that it promoted racism, encouraged Americans’ culture superiority, and generated the extermination of Native American people.
Manifest Destiny was the cause of plummeting numbers in the Native American population. In 1805, Oregon’s population of Native Americans was 45,000 and nearly 0 Non-natives. However, by 1870 the Non-native population skyrocketed to over 90,000, but the Native population

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