History

Describe the hardships and the motivations for moving west


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hellokitty1127

2 years ago Comment

James K Polk introduced the idea of "Manifest Destiny" the idea that god wanted americans to spread democracy to the west coast this along with a lot of land for grab ad chance to start a new life. It was a grueling 6 month journey of over 3000 miles. disease could kill a person very easily along with dangerous river crossing and stampedes