President James K. Polk's Accomplishments in the Lower 48 States


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

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

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access

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

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

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions in this assessment will help you understand what you know about topics like President Polk's accomplishments and the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet aim to measure what you understand regarding:

  • President Polk's accomplishments
  • The war that the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ended
  • What the slogan '54°40 or Fight!' meant
  • Why President Polk sent troops to the Texas/Mexico border
  • What the U.S. looked like after a certain event

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related history lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define 54°40 or Fight!'
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding President James Polk's achievements
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ended and what the U.S. looked like after a certain event

Additional Learning

Review the lesson called President James K. Polk's Accomplishments in the Lower 48 States for more information on the topics on the assessment and these objectives:

  • Identify why James Polk was chosen as the presidential nominee
  • Understand the historical impact of Polk's presidency on the country
  • Know how James Polk got more of Oregon's territory from Britain