Over at The Way of Improvement Leads Home, Dr. Fea has released his virtual office hours on Manifest Destiny and the Mexican-American War.
I find this time period fascinating. I remember back in 8th grade that this was the point where I really got into United States history. Before she even began the unit she said, “Phil I think you will like this unit and that you will like Polk.” Well she was right, I find Polk’s vision for Manifest Destiny fascinating.
Here are Dr. Fea’s thoughts on this time period.