Westward Expansion (Manifest Destiny)
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  • Question 1
    45 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
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The United States acquired the Oregon Territory when —

    answer choices

    a treaty divided U.S. and British claims to the land

    Mexico sold the territory to the United States for $10 million

    the territory’s settlers voted for annexation by the United States

    Russia sold the land to the United States for $7.2 million

  • Question 3
    20 seconds
    Q.

    What is the territory identified in the picture the U.S. acquired in 1819?

    answer choices

    Florida

    Thirteen Colonies

    Mexican Cession

    Oregon County

  • Question 4
    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 5
    20 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 6
    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 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

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

    answer choices

    Mexican Cession/Trails

    Louisiana Territory/Canals

    transcontinental/Oregon Country

    Gadsden Purchase/Railroad

  • Question 8
    30 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 9
    60 seconds
    Q. Which document had these characteristics in the image?
    answer choices
    Declaration of Independence
    U.S. Constitution
    Bill of Rights
    Northwest Ordinance
  • Question 10
    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
    the discovery of gold in California
    the relocation of American Indians from the Southeast
  • Question 11
    30 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
    proposed treaties with American Indians to allow the peaceful settlement of new territories
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Who were the people that traveled west in search of wealth and new land?

    answer choices

    Pioneers

    The British

    Native Americans

    privateers

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The name given to the group of pioneers who went to California during the Gold Rush

    answer choices

    Forty Niners

    Gold diggers

    Golden Arches

    Seventy Sixers

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Immigrated to the West during the Gold Rush, faced discrimination by the white settlers

    answer choices

    Chinese

    Mexicans

    Irish

    English

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A religious group that went west to Utah to practice their religion freely

    answer choices

    Protestants

    Catholics

    Mormons

    Methodists

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Occurred because of Manifest Destiny and the Annexation of Texas. the United States wins the war and pays Mexico $15 million for the Mexican Cession.

    answer choices

    U.S. - Mexican War

    French and Indian War

    American Revolution

    War of 1812

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Document that ended the U.S. - Mexican War. (1848)

    answer choices

    Treaty of Paris

    Oregon Treaty

    Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

    Adams - Onis Treaty

  • Question 18
    20 seconds
    Q. War, poverty, and discrimination are all examples of.......
    answer choices
    Pull Factors
    Push Factors
    Jump Factors
    Falling Factors
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q. Economic opportunities, religious freedom, and political and social equality are all examples of...
    answer choices
    Push Factors
    Pull Factors
    Falling Factors
    Jump Factors
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Chinese immigrants in the 1800s are known for what?

    answer choices

    Work in building the Transcontinental Railroad

    Work in New York factories

    Contributions to the steel industry

    Contributions to John D. Rockefeller

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