American Expansion Essay by The Research Group

American Expansion
A look at the expansion of the US through the mid-19th century.
# 72276 | 900 words | 3 sources | APA | 2005 | US

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This paper discusses the causes and effects of the U.S. expansion through the mid-19th century. The paper also looks at the economic impact of the expansion as well as other issues associated with the expansion, such as immigration and sectional issues. In addition, the paper looks at how the new Constitution provided for the organization of new territories and their eventual admission as new states.

From the Paper:

"At the end of the Revolution, the new United States was confined largely to what would now be called the Eastern seaboard. What was then the Western frontier began within a few hundred miles of the East Coast. The interior of North America was, for the most part, an unexplored wilderness, at least to the people who were starting to call themselves Americans..."

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