The Benefits and Opportunities of the Manifest Destiny in the 19th Century in America

In the nineteenth century, many Americans began migrating westward as part of a greater movement, Manifest Destiny. Manifest Destiny upheld the founding ideal of opportunity, especially through granting farmers free land, compensating Native Americans, and providing jobs for immigrants. Farmers benefited greatly from Manifest Destiny in terms of opportunity. When the Homestead Act was passed, … Read more