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Question 11.Why did Mexico encourage Americans to settle in the area of North-east Mexico after 1821, known today as Texas?
Question 22.The only territory that was an independent republic before joining the United States was _____ .
Question 33.A large quantity of gold was discovered in Sutter's Mill in _____ , causing a gold rush in 1849 and mass migrations toward there.
Question 44.The annexation of Oregon during the Presidency of James K. Polk was promoted with the popular slogan:
Question 55.Which of the following may be considered a definition of Manifest Destiny?
Question 66.The War with Mexico, along with the annexation of Texas, is greatly caused by which of the following?
Question 77.According to the Compromise of 1850, which state was admitted to the Union as a free state?
Question 88.A controversial part of the Compromise of 1850 made it legal for slavers to retrieve runaway slaves from the North. This act also established that runaway slaves are not free and that citizens are required by law to help slavers retrieve them. This act is called _____ .
Question 99.Prior to the Mexican - American war, Mexico considered Texas to be an integral part of _____ territory.
Question 1010.The United States backed the stance of Texas regarding their border with Mexico. President Polk sent a diplomat, John Slidell, to Mexico, hoping to negotiate the following:
Question 1111.In the time following the Mexican-American war, a majority of the territory of California and New Mexico, as well as significant parts of what would latter become Nevada, Arizona and Utah, were acquired by the United States based on the _____ .
Question 1212.The Gadsden Purchase in 1853 is the completion of the so called 'lower 48' with the purchase of a strip of land at the southern border of the New Mexico territory for $10 million during the presidency of _____ .
Question 1313.The Webster-Ashburton Treaty, that settled the borders between Canada and the US, more specifically between Canada and Maine, was brokered during which United States president?
Question 1414.Why was Stephen Douglas relevant to the legacy of Henry Clay in the 1850 Compromise?
Question 1515.How did the views of David Wilmot and John Calhoun on slavery differ?
Question 1616.Which of the following was NOT accomplished by President James K. Polk?
Question 1717.Why did the Democrats nominate James Polk instead of Martin Van Buren in 1844?
Question 1818.How did Tyler's view of the annexation of Texas differ from Van Buren's position?
Question 1919.Which of the following was NOT a reason some Americans opposed annexing Texas?
Question 2020.Which of the following did Tyler accomplish as president?
Question 2121.Why did Tyler join the Whig Party if he didn't believe in their policies?
Question 2222.Which of the following did the Gadsden Purchase of 1853 complete?
Question 2323.What is most likely the message of this political cartoon?
Question 2424.How did Adams's view on expansionism differ from that of most expansionists?
Question 2525.How do the views of William Walker on expansionism compare to those of John O'Sullivan?
Question 2626.Why did the Mexican-American War of 1846 occur?
Question 2727.How did President Polk initially attempt to resolve the border dispute with Mexico?
Question 2828.How did California became a state free of slavery in 1850?
Question 2929.What caused the Democratic Party to split ahead of the 1848 presidential election?
Question 3030.Why was California statehood controversial?
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