6.2 Practice Assignments

A pictorial chart

Manifest Destiny

( photo from http://www.history.com/topics/manifest-destiny)

Manifest Destiny was a doctrine many Americans adopted, where they believed they could do anything through hard work, and making their own way. This picture shows Americans with their dreams, and their determination to achieve them.

War For Texas Independence

(Picture from http://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/story.php?title=texas-war-independence)

In the War for Texas Independence, Americans fought the Mexicans, and eventually a treaty was signed releasing Texas from their hold (the treaty of Velasco), and the Americans paid the Mexicans after the war, for the attacks Americans had participated in.

Mexican War

(Picture from http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/379134/Mexican-American-War)

The War For Texas Independence was a war fought over where exactly Texas ended. The tensions that led to this war stemmed from the United States of America's annexation of Texas from Mexico.