Manifest Destiny: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why was John Tyler called 'His Accidency'?

Question 2 2. Why was Stephen Douglas relevant to the legacy of Henry Clay in the 1850 Compromise?

Question 3 3. Which of the following defines Manifest Destiny?

Question 4 4. When did the Mexican-American War end?

Question 5 5.

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

Question 7 7. What did the Wilmot Proviso suggest?

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

Question 9 9. Which of the following was NOT a result of Mexico's loosened immigration standards in its northeastern region?

Question 10 10. This map best represents the United States after which event?

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Question 11 11. Who controlled Texas at the time of its annexation?

Question 12 12. How did gold change California?

Question 13 13. How did Tyler's attempted annexation of Texas impact the election?

Question 14 14.

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

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Question 16 16. What did the slogan '54°40 or Fight!' mean to the people who used it?

Question 17 17. When was gold found at Sutter's Mill?

Question 18 18. How did Tyler's view of the annexation of Texas differ from Van Buren's position?

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

Question 20 20. Based on what you've learned in this lesson, which of these people would have most likely supported slavery in the new territory?

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Question 21 21. What is most likely the message of this political cartoon?

Question 22 22.

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 23 23. Which of the following did Tyler accomplish as president?

Question 24 24. When was the last of America's contiguous territory - the Gadsden Purchase - acquired?

Question 25 25. Which is NOT a reason Americans supported expansion?

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Question 26 26. Why was California statehood controversial?

Question 27 27. How did California become a state free of slavery in 1850?

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

Question 29 29. How and why did Henry Clay impact the political career of John Tyler?

Question 30 30. Why was the Free Soil Party formed in 1848?

Manifest Destiny: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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