Manifest Destiny's Texas Annexation Problem - Quiz & Worksheet


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

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The annexation of Texas into the United States is an important topic that needs explored, and these study materials will help you test your understanding of it. You'll need to know the presidents that were involved in adding Texas and the other state that was added along with Texas.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Van Buren's position
  • Why people opposed the annexation
  • Who controlled the Republic of Texas

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Making connections - use your knowledge of Texas to discuss why some individuals were against its annexation into the United States
  • Critical thinking - apply what you've learned about the history of the annexation of Texas to see its place in the country in a different light
  • Knowledge recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the annexation of Texas to answer questions about its complex history

Additional Learning

To learn more about the annexation of Texas, review the lesson called Manifest Destiny's Texas Annexation Problem. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explore the reasons for opposition to the annexation, such as the expansion of slavery and the possibility of war with Mexico
  • Discuss when Texas became a state
  • Examine the important role of the presidential election of 1844
  • Analyze how different presidents felt regarding Texas