Westward Expansion
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  • Question 1
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Which map shows the boundaries of the United States just after the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo?

    answer choices

    A

    B

    C

    D

  • Question 2
    120 seconds
    Q. Which quotation from this letter reveals the main reason for the surge in Irish immigration to the United States in the mid-nineteenth century?
    answer choices
    “I am exceedingly well pleased at coming to this land of plenty.”
    “I would advise all my friends to quit Ireland. . . .”
    “What you labour for is sweetened by contentment and happiness. . . .”
    “There is no failure in the potato crop. . . .”
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. Mormons moved from New York to the West in the early 1830s in order to
    answer choices
    obey the Book of Mormon
    prosper in the fur trade
    seek out religious freedom
    gold
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the territory identified in the picture the U.S. acquired in 1819? 
    answer choices
    Florida Purchase
    Thirteen Colonies
    Mexican Cession
    Oregon County
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the territory the U.S. acquired in 1848 identified in the picture? 
    answer choices
    Florida Purchase
    Thirteen Colonies
    Mexican Cession
    Oregon County
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. The territory the U.S. acquired in 1846 that settled a boundary dispute at the 49th parallel with Britain identified in the picture? 
    answer choices
    Florida Purchase
    Thirteen Colonies
    Mexican Cession
    Oregon County
  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q. Land purchased from France in 1803 when Thomas Jefferson was president that doubled the U.S size. 
    answer choices
    Texas Annexation 
    Louisiana Purchase
    Northwest Territory
    Mexican Cession
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the name given to the belief that the United States had the right and duty to expand across the North American continent?
    answer choices
    Manifest destiny 
    Monroe Doctrine 
    Great Awakening 
    Louisiana Purchase
  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What piece of land was purchased in 1853 in order to build something in the South? What did they want to build?

    answer choices

    Mexican Cession/Trails

    Louisiana Territory/Canals

    transcontinental/Oregon Country

    Gadsden Purchase/Railroad

  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q. The primary goal of manifest destiny was
    answer choices
    End slavery in the new territories
    removal of European influence from South America
    expansion westward to the Pacific Ocean
    secession of southern states from the nation
  • Question 11
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Which document had these characteristics in the image?

    answer choices

    Declaration of Independence

    U.S. Constitution

    Northwest Ordinance

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    In 1846, war broke out between the United States and Mexico. What was the main cause of this war?

    answer choices

    a dispute over the number of settlers in the Oregon Territory

    issues arising over the boundaries of Texas (border dispute)

    the discovery of gold in California

    the relocation of American Indians from the Southeast

  • Question 13
    60 seconds
    Q.

    The Northwest Ordinance is considered a historical milestone because it —

    answer choices

    more than doubled the size of the United States

    established a method for admitting new states to the Union

    encouraged state legislatures to ratify the Constitution

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Before becoming part of the US this territory was claimed by

    answer choices

    Spain

    France

    Britain

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    With the signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo after the US Mexican War what did the US acquire?

    answer choices

    mineral rights to gold in California

    the Louisiana Territory

    several territories from Mexico

  • Question 16
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    Q.

    Which of these would be an Economic Motive For Manifest Destiny Policies?

    answer choices

    New Markets, inexpensive farmland, gold

    religious persecution, spreading faith

    security and spreading of democracy

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What was the main reason Chinese immigrants came to America?

    answer choices

    to experience the wagon trail

    to search for Gold in California

    to help America fight Mexico

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