Native America, Discovered and Conquered: Thomas Jefferson, Lewis & Clark, and Manifest Destiny
Manifest Destiny, as a term for westward expansion, was not used until the 1840s. Its predecessor was the Doctrine of Discovery, a legal tradition by which Europeans and Americans laid legal claim to the land of the indigenous people that they discovered. In the United States, the British colonists who had recently become Americans were competing with the English, French,...more
Hardcover, 214 pages
Published September 1st 2006 by Praeger Publishers
(first published 2006)
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