FTCE Social Science: Westward Expansion Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How did Tyler's attempted annexation of Texas impact the election?

Question 2 2. What did the Wilmot Proviso suggest?

Question 3 3. When did the Mexican-American War end?

Question 4 4. Who controlled Texas at the time of its annexation?

Question 5 5. From 1862 to 1934 how many acres were settled under the Homestead Act?

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Question 6 6. How did gold change California?

Question 7 7. Which of the following was NOT a result of Mexico's loosened immigration standards in its northeastern region?

Question 8 8. Which best describes Zachary Taylor's presidency?

Question 9 9. Why was John Tyler called 'His Accidency'?

Question 10 10. How and why did Henry Clay impact the political career of John Tyler?

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Question 11 11.

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

Question 13 13. When was gold found at Sutter's Mill?

Question 14 14. Tyler's attempt to annex Texas during his presidency _____.

Question 15 15. The Homestead Act gave individuals this many acres of federal public land:

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Question 16 16. Why did Tyler join the Whig Party if he didn't believe in their policies?

Question 17 17. What U.S. law established federal control over public land and implemented defined boundaries among the states?

Question 18 18. Individuals attempting to obtain ownership of land under the Homestead Act had to remain on the property for how many years?

Question 19 19. Which of the following was NOT a reason some Americans opposed annexing Texas?

Question 20 20.

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

Question 22 22.

What role did James Polk 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 23 23. Which is NOT a reason some people opposed the Mexican-American War?

Question 24 24. Which is NOT a reason Americans supported expansion?

Question 25 25. Which of the following defines Manifest Destiny?

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Question 26 26. How did Tyler's view of the annexation of Texas differ from Van Buren's position?

Question 27 27. Settlers in the U.S. trying to build a home on the plains often had to use what material?

Question 28 28. Which of the following did Tyler accomplish as president?

Question 29 29. Why was the Free Soil Party formed in 1848?

Question 30 30. How did California become a state free of slavery in 1850?

FTCE Social Science: Westward Expansion Chapter Exam Instructions

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