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Manifest Destiny & American Expansion Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What did the Ostend Manifesto reveal?

Question 2 2. Based on what you've learned in this lesson, which of these people would have most likely supported slavery in the new territory?

Question 3 3. Which was NOT a part of the Compromise of 1850?

Question 4 4. Which was NOT a provision of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo?

Question 5 5. How did the death of his son prior to his inauguration impact Frankin Pierce's policies?

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Question 6 6. How did California became a state free of slavery in 1850?

Question 7 7.

What role did John O'Sullivan play in American expansion?

I. Secured joint occupation of Oregon

II. Purchased Florida

III. First used the phrase 'Manifest Destiny'

IV. Negotiated possession of Oregon

V. Purchased Alaska

Question 8 8.

What role did James Monroe play in American expansion?

I. Secured joint occupation of Oregon

II. Purchased Florida

III. First used the phrase 'Manifest Destiny'

IV. Negotiated possession of Oregon

V. Purchased Alaska

Question 9 9. When did the Mexican-American War end?

Question 10 10. Why did President Polk send troops onto the Texas/Mexico border?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following was NOT a reason some Americans opposed annexing Texas?

Question 12 12. When was the last of America's contiguous territory - the Gadsden Purchase - acquired?

Question 13 13. How and why did Henry Clay impact the political career of John Tyler?

Question 14 14. Which did President Polk NOT accomplish?

Question 15 15. Which of the following defines Manifest Destiny?

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Question 16 16. How did Tyler's attempted annexation of Texas impact the election?

Question 17 17. Why was California statehood controversial?

Question 18 18. Which is NOT a reason some people opposed the Mexican-American War?

Question 19 19. Which best describes Zachary Taylor's presidency?

Question 20 20. Which seems to have been Pierce's main agenda?

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Question 21 21. Why did many northerners protest against the Fugitive Slave Act?

Question 22 22. Why was John Tyler called 'His Accidency'?

Question 23 23. Why was the Free Soil Party formed in 1848?

Question 24 24. Why was Stephen Douglas relevant to the legacy of Henry Clay in the 1850 Compromise?

Question 25 25. Which of the following did Tyler accomplish as president?

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Question 26 26. What did the slogan '54°40 or Fight!' mean to the people who used it?

Question 27 27. When was gold found at Sutter's Mill?

Question 28 28. Why did Tyler join the Whig Party if he didn't believe in their policies?

Question 29 29. How did the views of David Wilmot and John Calhoun on slavery differ?

Question 30 30. This map best represents the United States after which event?

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