This edition: Manifest Destiny Wars (1797-1836)
In this program we look at the 50 years between the Revolutionary War and the Alamo. This period was the beginning of the United States' push westward...what would ultimately be called Manifest Destiny. (1797 - U.S.S. Constitution is Launched; 1811 - Battle of Tippecanoe; 1814 - Washington D.C. is Captured and Burned by the British; 1814 - Star Spangled Banner is Written; 1815 - Battle of New Orleans; 1832 - Black Hawk War Ends with Massacre at Bad Axe River; 1836 - Alamo Falls) Host: George Kennedy.