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" ... our manifest destiny to overspread the continent allotted by Providence for the free development of our yearly multiplying millions. "
The United States Democratic Review - Page 5
1846
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The African Condition: A Political Diagnosis

Ali A. Mazrui - History - 1980 - 142 pages
...Magazine and Democratic Review of July 1845. The article referred to "the fulfillment of our Manifest Destiny to overspread the continent allotted by Providence...free development of our yearly multiplying millions". The phrase soon became popular with expansionist members of Congress, anxious for war with Mexico in...
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An Introduction to Virgil's Aeneid

William Anthony Camps - Literary Collections - 1969 - 164 pages
...successor was (Tacitus, Annals 1.n eic.) not to advance the empire's existing frontiers. 10. 'Our manifest destiny to overspread the continent allotted by Providence...free development of our yearly multiplying millions'. J. O'Sullivan, in the US Magazine and Demoeratic Rfuiew, 1845. 'Take up the white man's barden . ....
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Henry George: Collected Journalistic Writings, Volume 1

Henry George, Kenneth C. Wenzer - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 1525 pages
...Democratic Review, wrote that the annexation of Texas would herald "the fulfillment of our manifest destiny to overspread the continent allotted by Providence...for the free development of our yearly multiplying millions."6 Such was the origin of this phrase that still lingers in American policy. In 1 846, Thomas...
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To Hell with Honor: Custer and the Little Bighorn

Larry Sklenar - History - 2003 - 416 pages
...use of "Manifest Destiny" was in 1845, by John Louis O'Sullivan, who wrote: "Our manifest destiny is to overspread the continent allotted by Providence...free development of our yearly multiplying millions." Bartlett, Familiar Quotations, 552. 8. The description of the army enlisted man is from the New York...
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Freedom: A History of US

Joy Hakim - History - 2003 - 406 pages
...wire behind her, while in front Indians and buffalo are in desperate retreat. % 4 /f tf our manifest destiny to overspread the continent allotted by Providence...free development of our yearly multiplying millions. / — Jane Cazeau, reporter, 1845 In 1846 Polk signed a treaty with Great Britain. England got western...
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Cracking the AP U. S. History, 2004-2005

Tom Meltzer, Jean Hofheimer Bennett - Study Aids - 2004 - 368 pages
...policy and hampering our power, limiting our greatness and checking the fulfillment of our manifest destiny to overspread the continent allotted by Providence...free development of our yearly multiplying millions. GO ON TO THE NEXT PAGE 285 Source: President James K. Folk's War Message to Congress, May 11, 1846...
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Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo: Findings and Possible Options Regarding ...

United States. General Accounting Office - Land grants - 2004 - 221 pages
...on Americans to resist any foreign power that attempted to thwart "the fulfillment of our manifest destiny to overspread the continent allotted by Providence...free development of our yearly multiplying millions." O'Sullivan further argued that such providential 1 Alan Brinkley, American History: A Survey (McGraw...
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Voices of a People's History of the United States

Howard Zinn, Anthony Arnove - History - 2011
...editor of the Democratic Review, used a phrase that would become famous, saying it was "Our manifest destiny to overspread the continent allotted by providence...free development of our yearly multiplying millions." Yes, "manifest destiny." All that was missing in the plan was an incident. A patrol of American troops...
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NAFTA & Neocolonialism: Comparative Criminal, Human & Social Justice

Laurence French, Magdaleno Manzanárez - Political Science - 2004 - 269 pages
...Indians alike were seen as inferior. Essentially, Americans considered "that it was their manifest destiny to overspread the continent allotted by Providence...free development of our yearly multiplying millions". Thus, all the land to the west of the eastern seaboard was fair game. In fact, even the terminology...
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Agent of Empire: William Walker and the Imperial Self in American Literature

Brady Harrison - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 238 pages
...policy and hampering our power, limiting our greatness and checking the fulfillment of our manifest destiny to overspread the continent allotted by Providence...free development of our yearly multiplying millions. (emphasis added) The language of "manifest" and "Providence," if playing upon the Protestant sentiments...
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