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Manifest Destiny & Mexican-American War

Manifest Destiny & Mexican-American War

Current Events & Pop Culture

Available to teachers only as part of the Teaching Manifest Destiny & Mexican-American War Teacher Pass

Teaching Manifest Destiny & Mexican-American War Teacher Pass includes:

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Sample of Current Events & Pop Culture

PBS on the U.S.-Mexican War

PBS's four-hour documentary series on the Mexican-American War (which PBS refers to as the U.S.-Mexican War) maintains an excellent companion website that introduces central events, figures, and concepts including manifest destiny and the penny press. The site has a particularly outstanding section for educators.