Manifest Destiny (1806-1855) Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What did the Wilmot Proviso suggest?

Question 2 2. Which is NOT a reason Americans supported expansion?

Question 3 3. How did the views of David Wilmot and John Calhoun on slavery differ?

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

Question 5 5. Which is NOT a reason some people opposed the Mexican-American War?

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Question 6 6.

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

Question 8 8. Why was California statehood controversial?

Question 9 9. This map best represents the United States after which event?

Question 10 10. Why did many northerners protest against the Fugitive Slave Act?

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Question 11 11. Based on what you've learned in this lesson, which of these people would have most likely supported slavery in the new territory?

Question 12 12. When did the Mexican-American War end?

Question 13 13. What did the Ostend Manifesto reveal?

Question 14 14. How did gold change California?

Question 15 15. Which of the following was NOT a reason some Americans opposed annexing Texas?

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Question 16 16. How and why did Henry Clay impact the political career of John Tyler?

Question 17 17. When was the last of America's contiguous territory - the Gadsden Purchase - acquired?

Question 18 18. What did the slogan '54°40 or Fight!' mean to the people who used it?

Question 19 19. Which of the following defines Manifest Destiny?

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

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Question 21 21. Why did Tyler join the Whig Party if he didn't believe in their policies?

Question 22 22. How did the death of his son prior to his inauguration impact Franklin Pierce's policies?

Question 23 23. What war ended with the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo?

Question 24 24. Why was John Tyler called 'His Accidency'?

Question 25 25. How did Tyler's attempted annexation of Texas impact the election?

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

Question 27 27. Which of the following did Tyler accomplish as president?

Question 28 28.

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 29 29. When was gold found at Sutter's Mill?

Question 30 30. Why was Stephen Douglas relevant to the legacy of Henry Clay in the 1850 Compromise?

Manifest Destiny (1806-1855) Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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