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VHS: Manifest Destiny in America Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How did the Senate react to the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo?

Question 2 2. Based on what you've learned in this lesson, which of these people would have most likely supported slavery in the new territory?

Question 3 3. Why did the Mexican-American War of 1846 occur?

Question 4 4. How did the Wilmot Proviso attempt to resonate with Southern Democrats?

Question 5 5. How did President Polk initially attempt to resolve the border dispute with Mexico?

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Question 6 6. How did the leak of the Ostend Manifesto in 1854 impact President Pierce's policy?

Question 7 7. How did the death of his son prior to his inauguration impact Frankin Pierce's policies?

Question 8 8. Which of the following did the Gadsden Purchase of 1853 complete?

Question 9 9. Why was Franklin Pierce selected as the Democratic nominee who eventually won the 1852 presidential election?

Question 10 10. What is most likely the message of this political cartoon?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following defines Manifest Destiny?

Question 12 12. Why was there so much popular support for expansionism?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is FALSE regarding the Oregon Trail?

Question 14 14. How did John Quincy Adams's view on expansionism differ from that of most expansionists?

Question 15 15. How do the views of William Walker on expansionism compare to those of John O'Sullivan?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following was NOT a result of Mexico's loosened immigration standards in its northeastern region?

Question 17 17. Which of the following was NOT a reason some Americans opposed annexing Texas?

Question 18 18. Which of the following countries has NOT had control over Texas?

Question 19 19. How did Tyler's view of the annexation of Texas differ from Van Buren's position?

Question 20 20. Tyler's attempt to annex Texas during his presidency _____.

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

Question 22 22. Why was California statehood controversial?

Question 23 23. How did the views of David Wilmot and John Calhoun on slavery differ?

Question 24 24. Why was Stephen Douglas relevant to the legacy of Henry Clay in the 1850 Compromise?

Question 25 25. Why did many northerners protest against the Fugitive Slave Act?

VHS: Manifest Destiny in America Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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