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The Shift in American Politics: Political & Party Realignment

Did our first US President George Washington’s fears about American politics come true? We wonder…Let’s learn more about the history of America’s political and party realignment between Democrats and Republicans.

Manifest Destiny: US History

Manifest Destiny in US History: During the 19th century, the term Manifest Destiny was coined – a belief that America was readily destined to expand its territory across the continent. In this lesson, we explain important events and people that influenced Manifest Destiny, including Mountain Men, Lewis and Clark, Mormons, and the Gold Rush.