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MTEL History: Manifest Destiny Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How did California become a state free of slavery in 1850?

Question 2 2. Why did President Polk send troops onto the Texas/Mexico border?

Question 3 3. How and why did Henry Clay impact the political career of John Tyler?

Question 4 4. Which is NOT a reason some people opposed the Mexican-American War?

Question 5 5. Which of the following was NOT a reason some Americans opposed annexing Texas?

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Question 6 6. Why was John Tyler called 'His Accidency'?

Question 7 7. Which of the following defines Manifest Destiny?

Question 8 8. Who controlled Texas at the time of its annexation?

Question 9 9. Which best describes Zachary Taylor's presidency?

Question 10 10. Which of the following was NOT a result of Mexico's loosened immigration standards in its northeastern region?

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Question 11 11.

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

Question 13 13. Based on what you've learned in this lesson, which of these people would have most likely supported slavery in the new territory?

Question 14 14. How did Tyler's view of the annexation of Texas differ from Van Buren's position?

Question 15 15. What war ended with the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo?

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Question 16 16. How did gold change California?

Question 17 17.

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

Question 19 19. How did Tyler's attempted annexation of Texas impact the election?

Question 20 20. Which was NOT a provision of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following did Tyler accomplish as president?

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

Question 23 23. Which did President Polk NOT accomplish?

Question 24 24.

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 25 25. Why was the Free Soil Party formed in 1848?

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Question 26 26. This map best represents the United States after which event?

Question 27 27. What did the Wilmot Proviso suggest?

Question 28 28. Which is NOT a reason Americans supported expansion?

Question 29 29. When did the Mexican-American War end?

Question 30 30. What did the slogan '54°40 or Fight!' mean to the people who used it?

MTEL History: Manifest Destiny Chapter Exam Instructions

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