View of Deity With a resurgence of belief in "Divine Providence," God is used to justify the politics of expansion.
View of People The new idealists are stripped of civilization as the movement west defines the American character and reinforces a sense of independence and the spirit of the pioneer. Frontier spirit takes hold: mobile, practical, inventive, democratic, optimistic.
View of Society "Manifest Destiny" encouraged "chosen people" to control territory and the movement Westward refreshes the American optimism and pioneer spirit.
View of Nature Natural resources are available in abundance, but people must pay a price for them--the revenge of nature. Nature demands people to be rough and ready, adaptable, resourceful to what's available west.
View of Place History America is purchasing territory from European powers, territory that would be re-fought with the Native Peoples. The question arises as to what role this emerging nation shall play internationally in the moral and political spheres; the issue of isolationism versus internationalism is (still) at the forefront.