Westward Expansion
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  • Question 1
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    Q. What is a Tejano?
    answer choices
    A style of music that pioneers listened to
    A Mexican settler in Texas
    The name of the fort in Texas
  • Question 2
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    Q. What was the Alamo?
    answer choices
    The train that traveled through Texas
    A city in Texas
    A fort that was used by the Americans
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. How many days did the Americans and Tejanos hold the fort before being defeated?
    answer choices
    13
    15
    23
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. In 1830, before the annexation of Texas, Texas was a part of _________.
    answer choices
    Canada
    Mexico
    United States
  • Question 5
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    Q. What was the name of the Texas leader that was elected as the leader of the Army?
    answer choices
    Santa Anna
    Sam Houston
    Austin Moreno 
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Who was Santa Anna?
    answer choices
    Mexico's president
    The leader of the American Army
    Santa Clause's mom
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Why were many Americans moving out West?
    answer choices
    To be with their families 
    Better weather conditions
    Good, cheap farmland
  • Question 8
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    Q. Why did people move to California in 1849 for the gold rush?
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    To strike it rich
    To sell tools 
  • Question 9
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    Q. Why did people move to California in 1849 for the gold rush?
    answer choices
    To sell tools
    To strike it rich
    To make jewelry 
  • Question 10
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    Q. Why were the people that moved to California for the gold rush called "forty niners"?
    answer choices
    There were 49 hundred of them
    Most of them moved there in 1849
    They traveled 49 miles to get to California
  • Question 11
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    Q. How many people traveled to California in search for gold?
    answer choices
    300,000
    15,000
    1,000,000
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. A town whose population grows very quickly is called a ____________.
    answer choices
    Pop town
    Fast  town
    Boomtown
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. Where did the Oregon Trail begin?
    answer choices
    Independence, Missouri 
    Oregon City, Oregon
    Rocky Mountains 
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. How long did the Oregon Trail take to travel?
    answer choices
    6 months
    One year
    10 months
  • Question 15
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    Q. Where does the Oregon Trail end?
    answer choices
    Independence, Missouri
    Oregon City, Oregon
    Rocky Mountains
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. What was the job of a gold miner like?
    answer choices
    Rich and luxurious 
    Difficult and dangerous
    Fun and rewarding
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. Why was the period called 'The Gold Rush'?
    answer choices
    The men became rich quickly because of the gold
    The men discovered the gold very quickly
    Many men rushed there in search of gold
  • Question 18
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    Q. How did James Marshall discover gold?
    answer choices
    He was building a saw mill and saw it in the river
    He was swimming in the river and saw the gold 
    He was at the end of a rainbow 
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q. What year did James Marshall discover gold?
    answer choices
    1849
    1848
    1894
  • Question 20
    60 seconds
    Q. What was the name given to the mining towns after the people left?
    answer choices
    James Towns
    Gold Towns
    Ghost towns
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