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Settlers moved west because of the belief

Manifest destiny was coined by John LO Sullivan in 1845

Many US citizens believed they were distant destined to occupy and given all North America and seen as a God-given right
Believed they were superior to native Americans and they could civilised the continent


End of the Indians creates manifest destiny

In 1890 census results revealed that unlike in 1880 they were notified about Western front tier of settlement declaring it closed

Meaning that was remained was in isolated pockets and the best areas were taken

Set is occupied land from east to west must manifest destiny for field

Native Americans no longer an obstacle as being subdued and were in the progress of been assimilated into white society