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  • Q1
    Which areas of Germany did most German immigrants come?
    Western Germany
    South Germany
    Central Germany
    Eastern Germany
  • Q2
    What was the goal of the Santa Fe expedition?
    to meet Mexican officials and discuss recognition of Texas Independence
    to capture a $200,000 shipment traveling on the Santa Fe Trail
    to convince the people of Santa Fe to join the Republic of Texas
    to explore and map the countryside of New Mexico
  • Q3
    Which of the following political parties was also known as the Know-Nothing Party?
    Republican Party
    Whig Party
    American Party
    Democratic Party
  • Q4
    Under the Texas Admission Act, Texas became the Union's
    36th state
    20th state
    28th state
    15th state
  • Q5
    What was the goal of the Convention of 1845?
    to create a new state government
    to decide whether to allow slavery in Texas
    to form a new political party
    to debate the role of women in Texas society
  • Q6
    How did Texas pay off its debt?
    gave up its claim to 67 million acres of land
    designated lands for roads, harbors, and railroads
    sold land for $0.50 per acre
    started colleges, public schools, and universities
  • Q7
    What posed a difficult political issue for the United States in the annexation of Texas?
    American Indians wanted a war
    Most Texans were Repulicans
    Great Britian did not approve
    Texas wanted to retain slavery
  • Q8
    The Judicial branch of the Government
    included a senate and house of representatives
    consisted of the supreme court and district court
    met every two years
    was composed of senators
  • Q9
    Under the new constitution, which of the following was not one of the three branches of the Texas Government?
  • Q10
    Which of the following rivers did the United States claim was the border between Texas and Mexico?
    Rio Grande
    Nueces River
    Brazos River
    Colorado River
  • Q11
    What was the root cause of the U.S.-Mexican War?
    Zachary Taylor built a fort at Brownsville
    US lieutenant Napoleon Dana stationed his soldiers along the Rio Grande
    Mexico and the United States could not agree on the Texas-Mexico border
    Texas wanted to control Mexico
  • Q12
    Which of the following was not a term of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
    Mexico gave up all claim to the territory between the Nueces and the Rio Grande
    Mexico officially recognized Texas as part of the United States
    Mexico gave the United States a cash payment of $15 million
    Mexico ceded some 529,000 square miles of territory, including California, to the United States
  • Q13
    The Mexican Cession was
    a time of financial panic
    an area settled by US citizens
    a territory ceded by Mexico to the United States
    a troop of soldiers from Mexico City
  • Q14
    What was the goal of the Compromise of 1850?
    to strengthen the Us presence in Texas
    to remove Mexican citizens from Santa Fe
    to resolve the border conflict and the issue of slavery in Texas and New Mexico
    to outlaw slavery in TExas
  • Q15
    Which group was paid by the federal government to guard the Texas frontier?
    Texas Air Force
    Texas Rangers
    Texas Army
    Texas Navy

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