REASONS FOR THE MOVE WEST
- Of course we're imperialists. Holt, Pat M. // Christian Science Monitor;9/6/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 198, p9
Discusses the history of imperialism in the United States, including the doctrine of Manifest Destiny, and the view that the U.S. is an imperialist power.
- Mutable destiny. White, Donald E. // Harvard International Review;Winter97, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p42
Discusses the future prospects of the United States as a world power. Common agreement on process of America's rise to world power; Challenges to the notion of American supremacy; Debate of the decline of the United States; Ability to remain a geopolitical leader through internal rebuilding.
- Did You Know? // Christian History;2000, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p2
Interprets the painting `Westward the Course of Empire Takes Its Way,' by Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze. Depiction of the westward expansion of the United States and its `manifest destiny'; Description of parts of the painting; Stanza of a poem by Bishop George Berkeley.
- Manifest Destiny or MUSCLE FLEXING? Herrera, Ricardo A. // Cobblestone;Dec2000, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p6
Considers manifest destiny as one of the major reasons for the United States' (U.S.) western expansion and the U.S.-Mexican War.
- Wisdom of Dr. Seuss Needed. Retsinas, Joan // Progressive Populist;
The article offers the author's insight related to the allege presence of messianic complex in the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama which hinders important changes in the health care system of the country.
- ...others take the land by his providence, but God's people take the land by promise. Garrett, W. // Magazine Antiques;Jul90, Vol. 138 Issue 1, p102
Editorial. Discusses the Puritans' belief that America was not being conquered but reclaimed by them and how their beliefs became a national identity which may be traced through virtually every major event of our culture.
- Indigenous Genocide: The United States of North America. Waters, Anne // APA Newsletters;Spring2004, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p190
Analyses the occurrence of indigenous genocide in the United States of North America. Information on the ideological and historical value context of the policy of manifest destiny; Factors that characterize genocidal acts; Way in which genocide practices support empire building.
- From the Editor's Desk. Schultenover, David G. // Theological Studies;Dec2008, Vol. 69 Issue 4, p739
The author reflects on the 2008 U.S. presidential elections and compares American political myths to Christian mythology. He finds that Western civil institutions have adopted religious myths for their own use. He discusses the myth of manifest destiny used by the U.S. to justify its...
- Mormon trek now has a global reach. Smillie, Dirk // Christian Science Monitor;7/23/97, Vol. 89 Issue 166, p1
Focuses on the Mormon church, or the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, in the late 1990s. The Mormon Trail wagon train to commemorate the church's exodus from Illinois to Utah in 1847; Goals of the church for the 21st century; Number of members in the church as of 1997; What the...