Manifest Destiny (1806-1855): Homework Help Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

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

Question 3 3. How did Tyler's view of the annexation of Texas differ from Van Buren's position?

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

Question 5 5. What war ended with the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo?

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Question 6 6. Which was NOT a provision of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo?

Question 7 7. Why did President Polk send troops onto the Texas/Mexico border?

Question 8 8. Why did Tyler join the Whig Party if he didn't believe in their policies?

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

Question 10 10. Which of the following was NOT a result of Mexico's loosened immigration standards in its northeastern region?

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Question 11 11. Which best describes Zachary Taylor's presidency?

Question 12 12. What did the slogan '54°40 or Fight!' mean to the people who used it?

Question 13 13.

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

Question 15 15. Why was Stephen Douglas relevant to the legacy of Henry Clay in the 1850 Compromise?

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

Question 17 17. How did gold change California?

Question 18 18. This map best represents the United States after which event?

Question 19 19. Which is NOT a reason some people opposed the Mexican-American War?

Question 20 20. What did the Wilmot Proviso suggest?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following did Tyler accomplish as president?

Question 22 22. Which is NOT a reason Americans supported expansion?

Question 23 23.

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 24 24. How did the death of his son prior to his inauguration impact Franklin Pierce's policies?

Question 25 25. How did California become a state free of slavery in 1850?

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Question 26 26. Why was the Free Soil Party formed in 1848?

Question 27 27. When was the last of America's contiguous territory - the Gadsden Purchase - acquired?

Question 28 28. When was gold found at Sutter's Mill?

Question 29 29. When did the Mexican-American War end?

Question 30 30. How did the views of David Wilmot and John Calhoun on slavery differ?

Manifest Destiny (1806-1855): Homework Help Chapter Exam Instructions

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