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Manifest Destiny (1806-1855) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is most likely the message of this political cartoon?

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

Question 3 3. What delayed the process of annexing Texas?

Question 4 4. What did the slogan '54°40 or Fight!' mean to the people who used it?

Question 5 5. Which was NOT a provision of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo?

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Question 6 6. How did Tyler's view of the annexation of Texas differ from Van Buren's position?

Question 7 7. Which piece of land completed the United States' 'Manifest Destiny' to stretch across the North American continent in 1854?

Question 8 8. A controversial new fugitive slave law was part of which legislative package?

Question 9 9. When was gold found at Sutter's Mill?

Question 10 10. Which presidency led to the nation's political split along sectional lines?

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Question 11 11. How did California become a state free of slavery in 1850?

Question 12 12. This map best represents the United States after which event?

Question 13 13. Why did President Polk send troops onto the Texas/Mexico border?

Question 14 14. Which of the following did Tyler accomplish as president?

Question 15 15. When did the Mexican-American War end?

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

Question 17 17. Which best describes Zachary Taylor's presidency?

Question 18 18. In which of the following ways were Presidents VanBuren and Tyler opposites?

Question 19 19. Why was John Tyler called 'His Accidency'?

Question 20 20. Which was NOT an effect of the discovery of gold in California (direct or indirect)?

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Question 21 21. How did the death of his son prior to his inauguration impact Franklin Pierce's policies?

Question 22 22. What was the Ostend Manifesto?

Question 23 23. How was the matter of slavery handled within the land from the Mexican cession?

Question 24 24. Which is NOT a reason some people opposed the Mexican-American War?

Question 25 25. What did the Wilmot Proviso propose?

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Question 26 26. How did gold change California?

Question 27 27. What do the Webster-Ashburton Treaty and the Rush-Bagot Treaty have in common?

Question 28 28. What war ended with the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo?

Question 29 29. Which was NOT a part of the Compromise of 1850?

Question 30 30. What did the Ostend Manifesto reveal?

Manifest Destiny (1806-1855) Chapter Exam Instructions

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