As Eyman puts it, generations of Americans saw Wayne as the embodiment of “a sort of race memory of Manifest Destiny.”
At what point is Manifest Destiny fulfilled—and what are we supposed to do with ourselves then?
Exploration used to be such a big part of American life: Manifest Destiny, landing on the moon.
It warns the local hidalgos that the closed doors of the West must yield to the daring touch of the American—-Manifest Destiny.
It at once became apparent to me as a piece of Manifest Destiny that I must do it.
Diego Columbus devoutly decided that it was Manifest Destiny that Cuba should belong to Spain.
"I suppose it's the Manifest Destiny of a woman," replied her sister, quietly.
The others did not care to follow his example, but quietly submitted to Manifest Destiny.
Manifest Destiny was misread by even the wisest of our grandfathers.
No Manifest Destiny led them to seek for wealth, applause or gain, beyond the limits of their narrow bounds.
A popular slogan of the 1840s. It was used by people who believed that the United States was destined — by God, some said — to expand across North America to the Pacific Ocean. The idea of manifest destiny was used to justify the acquisition of Oregon and large parts of the Southwest, including California. (See Mexican War.)