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Washington State History Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is FALSE regarding the Oregon Trail?

Question 2 2. Why was there so much popular support for expansionism?

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

Question 4 4. How did John Quincy Adams's view on expansionism differ from that of most expansionists?

Question 5 5. How do the views of William Walker on expansionism compare to those of John O'Sullivan?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following industries was NOT important as Washington became a state?

Question 7 7. What industry was the city of Tacoma best known for?

Question 8 8. What was the first major industry in Washington, when it was still part of the Oregon Territory and first being settled?

Question 9 9. Why did the settlers of the Oregon Territory set up their own provisional government?

Question 10 10. What made Isaac Stevens controversial during his time as the first territorial governor of Washington?

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Question 11 11. What was Congress' condition to allow Washington to become its own territory?

Question 12 12. In what year did Washington become a state?

Question 13 13. Why did Washington not achieve statehood in the late 1870s?

Question 14 14. What issues were dropped from the Washington state constitution because the delegates could not agree on them?

Question 15 15. Of which territory was Washington originally a part?

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Question 16 16. What did the Treaty of 1818 NOT do?

Question 17 17. Which of the following nations did not have a claim on the Oregon Territory in the early 19th century?

Question 18 18. Which industry dominated the economy of the Oregon Territory during much of its early period?

Question 19 19. What was the Oregon Provisional Government?

Question 20 20. Why did the United States not set up a Territorial government upon acquiring the Oregon Territory?

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Question 21 21. What was the main industry in Washington to benefit from industrialization in the 19th century?

Question 22 22. Which group of immigrating laborers faced harsh racial prejudice in 19th-century Washington?

Question 23 23. What event in 1883 was really responsible for the rise of industrialization of Washington state?

Question 24 24. As Washington's population and wealth grew at the end of the 19th century, how did the state's attitude about natural landscapes change?

Question 25 25. What did the railroads mainly bring into Washington state?

Washington State History Chapter Exam Instructions

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