The Westward Course of destiny
American Progress, copy of image by John Gast. George Crofutt. (1873). Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-09855.

Documents in Detail: Westward Expansion

ByJeremy Gypton
On August 22, 2021

Our Documents in Detail webinar for September 22nd, 2021 focused on Albert Beveridge’s “March of the Flag” speech from 1898. This document is drawn from our Westward Expansion Core Documents Collection.


  • Dr. David Krugler, University of Wisconsin-Platteville
  • Dr. Will Atto, University of Dallas
  • Dr. David Tucker, The Ashbrook Center


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