Manifest Destiny - An important thing to discover would be the original messages set fourth by the founders of a Nation and their intent for the future, expected/ anticipated growth, Sensationalism, Triumphs and losses. Each have its own meaning to the interpretor and message to the intended audience. The expression "Continentialism" was kind of a no brainer to me when I was young. I had easily grasped the concept especially playing strategy games. Today my understanding of the phrase would be "how could anyone be that shallow."
Detroit isnt an exception of the failure of expansion its a model. Soon, well see the failure of urban sprawl. If you find the deer in this photo I'll pay for your pro account to Flickr for life.
discover - this reminds me of the old streets of detroit. At one time this was a common scene on most of the streets in this area of the city, now one has to discover this kind of thing. When the city flips, its going to be like a light switch. Question is where will you be?