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4th Grade SS Ch. 5 REVIEW QUESTIONS

Quiz by Tim Collier

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17 questions
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  • Q1
    Why did fur trappers begin to open up new routes to California?
    to find new areas that had fur animals to trap.
    to stage attacks on Spanish presidios.
    to create trails for wagon trains to follow.
    to gain access to trade with the Philippines.
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  • Q2
    Which trailblazer led the first group of Americans overland into California?
    James Beckwourth
    James Ohio Pattie
    Joseph Reddeford Walker
    Jedidiah Strong Smith
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  • Q3
    Before overland routes were established, how did most settlers travel from the United States to California?
    on horseback
    by wagon train
    by train
    by Ship or Sea
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  • Q4
    From Fort Laramie, Wyoming, which trail or trails, did settlers have to follow in order to reach California?
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    the Oregon Trail and the California Trail
    The Old Spanish Trail.
    The California Trail and the Old Spanish Trail
    the Oregon Trail
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  • Q5
    Which trail or trails ended at Los Angeles?
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    The Oregon Trail
    The Old Spanish Trail
    The California Trail
    The Oregon Trail and the California Trail.
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  • Q6
    What group is Virginia Reed describing? “…..children were crying with hunger, And the mothers were crying because They had so little to give their children.” ----Virginia Reed
    the Bartleson-Bidwell expedition
    the Donner Party
    John C. Fremont expedition
    the families of the Bear Flaggers.
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  • Q7
    What idea, popularized in the 1840's, helped build American interest in California?
    squatter's rights
    Mexican citizenship
    land grants
    manifest destiny
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  • Q8
    Who aided the rebels and helped establish the Bear Flag Republic?
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    Pio Pico
    Jose Castro
    John C. Fremont
    Mariano Vallejo
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  • Q9
    Why did the Bear Flag Republic last only a short time?
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    Californio landowners refused to turn over their lands to the Bear Flagger.
    Mexican troops arrived from Mexico to defeat the Bear Flaggers.
    American warships landed at Monterey and made the Bear Flaggers part of the United States.
    California Indians led a revolt against the Bear Flaggers.
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  • Q10
    What happened as a result of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo?
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    Californios agreed to stop fighting against the United States Army
    California became a part of the United States.
    The United States and Mexico agreed to divide California in half.
    Californios waged war against the United States Army.
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  • Q11
    What was the natural barrier that many settlers coming into California had to cross?
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    Sierra Nevadas
    Sonoma
    Dominguez Rancho
    Monterey
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  • Q12
    What was the location of the Bear Flag Revolt?
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    Sierra Nevada
    Sonoma
    Dominguez Rancho
    Monterey
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  • Q13
    What was the location of the battle won by Californios?
    Monterey
    Sonoma
    Dominguez Rancho
    Sierra Nevada
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  • Q14
    What was the capital of Mexican California?
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    Monterey
    Sierra Nevada
    Sonoma
    Dominquez Rancho
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  • Q15
    What were some challenges faced by settlers traveling overland to California?
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    Kids nagging their parents, "are we there yet?"
    Long, difficult trip by wagon train & poorly mapped or unproven trails.
    Closed gas stations
    No internet
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  • Q16
    What were some challenges faced by settlers traveling overland to California?
    Long, difficult trip by wagon train & poorly mapped or unproven trails. large desert and the Sierra Nevada to cross; hunger; extreme weather; winter weather if they were to late in crossing the Sierra Nevada.
    Bear Flaggers didn't want them.
    No In-and-Out burgers along the way.
    Native Americans giving them wrong directions.
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  • Q17
    What are some reasons Mexico lost control of California?
    Mexico wasn't interested in California
    The Mexican government was weak, as was the economy of Alta California; Rancho owners had brought more property and gained much power; The Mexican Government could not afford to pay it's soldiers in Alta CA.; The capital of Mexico was far away. Mexico could not stop American settlers from moving to Alta CA.; The idea of manifest destiny.
    United States wanted California.
    The Wall was built
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