Manifest Destiny and American Exceptionalism
Explain Manifest Destiny and American Exceptionalism.
When I think of a way to explain Manifest Destiny and Exceptionalism, the movie Avatar (2009) comes to mind. In Avatar, the American government, scientists, soldiers, and astronauts invaded a foreign land prepared to take what they wanted through treaty or force. This mentality, “I am destined by God to have this land from east to west, take this land, expand this land, and conquer the land surrounding it” if challenged, Americans countered...
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