- According to Sullivan, what right did the Republic of Mexico have to this territory? Do you agree? Explain.
- What did John O'Sullivan say about the slavery issue and its impact on Texas Annexation? What does he see eventually happening to the institution of slavery?
- Do you agree with the idea that the United States had a manifest destiny? Why or why not?
Monday, November 28, 2011
Unit 8: Manifest Destiny
Read the John L. O'Sullivan editorial on Manifest Destiny. Then, comment on the blog. In your response, you must first briefly summarize Sullivan's defense of the U.S. annexation of Texas. Then respond to one of the following questions: