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Manifest Destiny & American Expansion Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why did the Mexican-American War of 1846 occur?

Question 2 2. How and why did Henry Clay impact the political career of John Tyler?

Question 3 3. How did the death of his son prior to his inauguration impact Frankin Pierce's policies?

Question 4 4. How do the views of William Walker on expansionism compare to those of John O'Sullivan?

Question 5 5. How did Adams's view on expansionism differ from that of most expansionists?

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Question 6 6. Why was California statehood controversial?

Question 7 7. Why was John Tyler called 'His Accidency'?

Question 8 8. How did Tyler's view of the annexation of Texas differ from Van Buren's position?

Question 9 9. Which of the following did the Gadsden Purchase of 1853 complete?

Question 10 10. Which of the following defines Manifest Destiny?

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Question 11 11. How did the Wilmot Proviso attempt to resonate with Southern Democrats?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is FALSE regarding the Oregon Trail?

Question 13 13. Based on what you've learned in this lesson, which of these people would have most likely supported slavery in the new territory?

Question 14 14. Which of the following was NOT an outcome of the California Gold Rush?

Question 15 15. Why did many northerners protest against the Fugitive Slave Act?

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Question 16 16. How did the Senate react to the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo?

Question 17 17. Which of the following was NOT a reason some Americans opposed annexing Texas?

Question 18 18. Why did President Polk send troops onto the Texas/Mexico border?

Question 19 19. What is most likely the message of this political cartoon?

Question 20 20. How did California became a state free of slavery in 1850?

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Question 21 21. Which was NOT a part of the Compromise of 1850?

Question 22 22. How did President Polk initially attempt to resolve the border dispute with Mexico?

Question 23 23. Which of the following was NOT accomplished by President James K. Polk?

Question 24 24. This map best represents the United States after which event?

Question 25 25. What caused the Democratic Party to split ahead of the 1848 presidential election?

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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. Which of the following was NOT a result of Mexico's loosened immigration standards in its northeastern region?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is FALSE regarding John Sutter's and James Marshall's role in the California Gold Rush?

Question 29 29. How did the leak of the Ostend Manifesto in 1854 impact President Pierce's policy?

Question 30 30. Why did Whig Party nominee Zachary Taylor resonate well with northern Americans?

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