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Westward Expansion

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  • Q1
    The Trail of Tears describes the route settlers followed from the east to California and Oregon
    True
    False
    30s
  • Q2
    Nevada and California were part of the territory known as the Louisiana Purchase.
    False
    True
    30s
  • Q3
    Improvements in transportation (canals, etc...) allowed the U.S. to expand and use new land.
    False
    True
    30s
  • Q4
    The U.S. generally grew north into areas owned by Canada.
    True
    False
    30s
  • Q5
    Texas became a state immediately after it won a war with the British.
    False
    True
    30s
  • Q6
    Which of the following statements is NOT TRUE about Manifest Destiny.
    Manifest Destiny inspired many American settlers to move west
    Manifest Destiny was used to justify many U.S policies like adding Mexican territory.
    Manifest Destiny was supported by the U.S. Government
    Manifest Destiny was an idea that both American settlers and Native Americans could agree on.
    30s
  • Q7
    This was a forced march of Native Americans from east of the Mississippi to Oklahoma
    Forty-Niners
    Mormon Trail
    Donner Party
    Trail of Tears
    30s
  • Q8
    Nick-name for gold seekers that went to California
    Trail of Tears
    Donner Party
    Mormon Trail
    Forty-Niners
    30s
  • Q9
    Group caught on California Trail in winter storm, many died
    Donner Party
    Mormon Trail
    Trail of Tears
    Forty-Niners
    30s
  • Q10
    Created by Brigham Young to bring his religious group out to Utah
    Forty-Niners
    Donner Party
    Trail of Tears
    Mormon Trail
    30s
  • Q11
    This country lost two large areas of land to the U.S., including; Texas and the Southwest United States by two wars.
    Mexico
    Spain
    England
    France
    30s
  • Q12
    What part of Native American history became known as the Trail of Tears?
    The streams of blood that flowed from the Sauk Indians in the Black Hawk War
    the line connecting Seminole Indian settlements up and down Florida's east coast
    the unpublished works on the Cherokee population written by Sequoya
    The forced 800-mile march Cherokee Indians made in their removal from Georgia
    30s
  • Q13
    How did the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, signed in 1848, affect the United States?
    It forced the United States to give up vast acres of territory in the West.
    It enabled the united States to collect $18 million in property taxes from Mexico.
    It drew the border line that divides the United States and Mexico to this day.
    It increased the size of the United States by almost 25 percent.
    30s
  • Q14
    Which of the following was a consequence of the Worcester v. Georgia decision?
    Georgia allowed the Cherokee nation to establish an independent government.
    President Jackson attempted to enforce the decision, but Georgia did not listen.
    Georgia ignored the Ruling and President Jackson took no action to enforce it
    President Jackson ordered all state troops to keep out of all Indian lands.
    30s
  • Q15
    Which of the following is true about the battle of the Alamo in 1836?
    The Texan army captured General Santa Ana.
    All of the Alamo's defenders were killed including Davy Crockett.
    The battle lasted only one day.
    Mexico suffered a harsh defeat.
    30s

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