1:How were the rationalizations of Manifest Destiny rooted in the early (Colonial) years of our country? In your opinion was Manifest Destiny accomplished peacefully or not? Were the results of Manifest Destiny worth the collateral damage suffered by non-Americans? 2:Although the sectionalism debate was over the spread of slavery into the western territories, what were the real issues that caused the split between the North and the South? In your opinion, was a military conflict between the two sections of the country inevitable?