Diorama project on Manifest Destiny or Monroe Doctrine

 

Your diorama is divided into 4 parts, which the teacher will show you. Each part should contain the information requested by this assignment.

 

Manifest Destiny

 

a)      A drawing telling the story of Manifest Destiny. You can use the famous painting by John Gast (look up on internet)

 

b) Explain what Manifest Destiny was, what expansionism was, who James K. Polk was and his role.. 6 sentences. Important section; do your research.

 

c) Explain how Mexico resisted American expansionism. Include names and dates. 3 sentences minimum.

 

d) Explain more about who James Polk was; give his background, main ideas and tell something about his life. 3 sentences minimum.

 

 

 

 

Monroe Doctrine

 

a)      A drawing of President James Monroe. Colored; you must draw it yourself.

 

b) Explain what the Monroe Doctrine was, including facts, names and dates.. 6 sentences. Important section; do your research.

 

c) Explain who Ferdinand Maximilian was, who ruled Mexico after Napoleon III installed him there. 3 sentences minimum.

 

d) Explain what the United States did when France put Maximilian on the throne of Mexico. 3 sentences minimum.