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19th Century American Expansion & Reform Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

The expansion of the railroad to the west resulted in…

I. Increased western settlement

II. New opportunities for farmers and businessmen

III. Strengthening of Native American cultures

IV. The creation of time zones

Question 2 2. Prior to the late 1800s, which of these groups made up a good portion of immigration into the US?

Question 3 3. How did the Homestead Act successfully populate the frontier?

Question 4 4. When was gold found at Sutter's Mill?

Question 5 5. Why was the Free Soil Party formed in 1848?

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Question 6 6. What was President Jackson's view of the Indian tribes east of the Mississippi prompting the Indian Removal Act of 1830?

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. The temperance movement was also linked with…

Question 9 9.

Where did public schools exist in early America?

I. Massachusetts

II. New York

III. Virginia

Question 10 10.

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

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Question 11 11. Which of these would most likely have been a bird of passage?

Question 12 12. Why did some of the Cherokee choose NOT to fight against their removal?

Question 13 13. Which best describes Zachary Taylor's presidency?

Question 14 14. Based on what you've learned in this lesson, which of these people would have most likely supported slavery in the new territory?

Question 15 15. How was the railroad both an asset and a detriment to the frontier?

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Question 16 16. Where was the first transcontinental railroad completed?

Question 17 17. Which quote is attributed to Chief Joseph?

Question 18 18. Tyler's attempt to annex Texas during his presidency _____.

Question 19 19. How did California became a state free of slavery in 1850?

Question 20 20. Who controlled Texas at the time of its annexation?

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Question 21 21. Based on the following chart, how did the U.S. population change between 1790-1860?

Question 22 22. Dorothea Dix was important for her work in what movement in the antebellum era?

Question 23 23. Which of the following did NOT contribute to America's population increase during the early 1800s?

Question 24 24.

Which sentence appropriately summarizes this quote from the 'Turner Thesis'?

The existence of an area of free land, its continuous recession, and the advance of American settlement westward explain American development.

Question 25 25. Which was America's first coeducational college?

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Question 26 26. Which is NOT a reason Americans supported expansion?

Question 27 27. What was controversial about Jefferson finishing the capitol building?

Question 28 28. Which was NOT a provision of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo?

Question 29 29. Which of the following defines Manifest Destiny?

Question 30 30. Which of the following was NOT a reason some Americans opposed annexing Texas?

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