Envisioning Manifest Destiny

Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze, Westward the Course of Empire Takes Its Way (mural study for the United States Capitol building), 1861, oil on canvas, 84.5 x 110.1 cm (Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Sara Carr Upton, 1931.6.1)

Cite this page as: Carol Wilson and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Envisioning Manifest Destiny," in Smarthistory, September 16, 2019, accessed April 3, 2020, https://smarthistory.org/leutze-manifest-destiny/.