Art At Its Finest

Art: The American Way

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Manifest Destiny

The Manifest Destiny is a period of time in American history in which Americans believed it was their destiny to expand the reach of their country and democracy from coast to coast. This attitude succeeded in expanding the United States and democracy to a large fraction of the continent. Native Americans were converted but some felt as if they were once more being forced out of their land.
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Louisiana Purchase

The Louisiana Purchase was the transaction between the U.S and France in which the U.S payed $11,250,000 in exchange for 828,000 square miles of land which would eventually turn into 13 new states.