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What was the manifest density?

It was a belief that the United States should own all territories between the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans

The term Manifest Density was coined in _____

It was coined in 1845 by John O'Sullivan to describe the essence of the mindset of the time

The term Manifest Density was popular in the ______

1840s

How did America expand it's continental boundaries?

It did so through acquisition of land through wars e.g the Texan-Mexican war, purchases of land e.g the Louisiana purchase, Indian removal through the Indian Removal Act of 1830, and investment in better modes of transport e.g the railway