Hauger History Podcasts for Social Studies Students

Ep 25 Manifest Destiny and Westward Expansion of the United States Hauger History Podcast

January 6, 2017

Go West! Episode 25 (8th Grade edition) of the Hauger History Podcast discusses Westward expansion of the United States, the free land offer in Oregon, and the opportunities for people to move and make a new life of prosperity (and often grave danger and peril), out West.
Topics for this "Manifest Destiny" podcast include:
-Trends in American life between 1800 and 1860 including the evolving culture of the United States and growing nationalism.
-Mexico gave up claims to Texas above the Rio Grande River.
-Mexico gave the U. S. California and New Mexico.
-U. S. gave Mexico $15,000,000 and agreed to pay the claims of American citizens against ---Mexico(over $3,500,000).
The War with Mexico
Wilmot Proviso
Oregon Trail
Donner Party
Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo
California and Texas join the United States
and lots more!
Watch the video version on YouTube of this episode. Thanks for listening!