Manifest Destiny: Homework Help Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Who controlled Texas at the time of its annexation?

Question 2 2. What did the Ostend Manifesto reveal?

Question 3 3.

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

Question 5 5. When was the last of America's contiguous territory - the Gadsden Purchase - acquired?

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Question 6 6. This map best represents the United States after which event?

Question 7 7. Which seems to have been Pierce's main agenda?

Question 8 8. How did California become a state free of slavery in 1850?

Question 9 9. Why was the Free Soil Party formed in 1848?

Question 10 10.

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

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Question 11 11. When did the Mexican-American War end?

Question 12 12. Which of the following defines Manifest Destiny?

Question 13 13. Which did President Polk NOT accomplish?

Question 14 14.

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

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Question 16 16. Why did many northerners protest against the Fugitive Slave Act?

Question 17 17. Which of the following was NOT a result of Mexico's loosened immigration standards in its northeastern region?

Question 18 18. What is most likely the message of this political cartoon?

Question 19 19. Tyler's attempt to annex Texas during his presidency _____.

Question 20 20. How and why did Henry Clay impact the political career of John Tyler?

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Question 21 21. Which was NOT a part of the Compromise of 1850?

Question 22 22. When was gold found at Sutter's Mill?

Question 23 23. Which best describes Zachary Taylor's presidency?

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

Question 25 25. Which of the following was NOT a reason some Americans opposed annexing Texas?

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Question 26 26. Which is NOT a reason some people opposed the Mexican-American War?

Question 27 27. How did the views of David Wilmot and John Calhoun on slavery differ?

Question 28 28. Why was Stephen Douglas relevant to the legacy of Henry Clay in the 1850 Compromise?

Question 29 29. What did the slogan '54°40 or Fight!' mean to the people who used it?

Question 30 30. What war ended with the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo?

Manifest Destiny: Homework Help Chapter Exam Instructions

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