Manifest Design

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  • Paperback
  • 312 pages
  • Manifest Design
  • Thomas R. Hietala
  • English
  • 27 January 2017
  • 080148846X

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Manifest Design Praise for the earlier edition A fascinating, thought provoking book Hietala shows that it was not destiny but design and aggression that enabled the United States to control Texas, New Mexico, and California Historian Hietala has examined an impressive array of primary and secondary materials His handling of the relationship between the domestic and foreign policies of the decade shatters some myths about America s so called manifest destiny and deserves the attention of all scholars and serious students of the period Western Historical Quarterly Since 1845, the phrase manifest destiny has offered a simple and appealing explanation of the dramatic expansionism of the United States In this incisive book, Thomas R Hietala reassesses the complex factors behind American policymaking during the late Jacksonian era Hietala argues that the quest for territorial and commercial gains was based on a desire for increased national stability than on any response to demands by individual pioneers or threats from abroad. New Read Manifest Design author Thomas R. Hietala For Kindle ePUB or eBook – johndore.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “Manifest Design

  1. Billy says:

    This revised edition of Thomas Hietala s 1985 work Manifest Design Anxious Aggrandizement in Late Jacksonian America provides a concise diplomatic and military history of the Taylor and Polk administrations Hietala, a professor of history at Grinnell College, emphasizes the role of policymakers over pioneers in Manifest Destiny He views the westward expansion of America during the 1840s and the Mexican War as premeditated Covetous politicians rallied around the national fervor of Manifest This revised edition of Thomas Hietala s 1985 work Manifest Design Anxious Aggrandizement in Late Jacksonian America provides a concise diplomatic and military history of the Taylor and Polk administrations Hietala, a professor of history at Grinnell College, emphasizes the role of policymakers over pioneers in Manifest Destiny He views the westward expansion of America during the 1840s and the Mexican War as premeditated Covetous politicians rallied ...

  2. AJ says:

    this b00k has too many pages

  3. Dan Gorman says:

    Excellent political history of the 1840s Thomas Hietala reveals how the Democrats who wanted to annex Texas believed it could be used to absorb the U.S s free and enslaved African American populations, allowing slavery to expand while reducing racial tensions in the Eastern U.S The political machinations of James K Polk, Robert Walker, and other pro slavery Democrats in this period are devious Hietala touches on the growing sectional disputes betw...

  4. Mike Hankins says:

    The phrase Manifest Destiny has become a buzzword to describe the period of massive expansion of the United States in the mid nineteenth century Thomas Hietala attacks this notion, arguing that territorial expansion was not destined but designed and executed by a neo Jeffersonian faction of the Democratic Party Relying heavily on primary documents and writings of the key actors involved, Hietala argues that the prime motivation for this plan was anxiety and fear Specifically, fear of a grow The phrase Manifest Destiny has become a buzzword to describe the period of massive expansion of the United State...

  5. Emily says:

    This is a decent book about a period in American history that is rarely covered in history classes It s a good overview of what was going on in the United States during the expansion in the 1800s I liked it a lot until the con...

  6. Lance says:

    Enjoyed reading about America s quick expansion in the 1840s and especially the administration of James K Polk perhaps the least appreciated consequential president.

  7. Meghan Seim says:

    good topic, way too slow and dull couldn t keep my eyes open reading it.

  8. Yunis Esa says:

    As the title suggest, looking at time of 1840s, the annexation of Texas, Northern Mexico takeover, and Oregon territories, we realize that it wasadministration political maneuver than destiny.