Manifest Destiny
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    President Polk won the Election of 1844 by a landslide because...

    answer choices

    He was the only person running for President

    He was committed to fulfilling the goals of Manifest Destiny

    He was a "Common Man" and people felt connected to him

    He actually didn't win, Henry Clay was the 11th President

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Letter 'E" marks which of the following:

    answer choices

    United States in 1783

    Mexican Cession

    Texas

    The Louisiana Purchase

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Why was the area marked by letter "C" added to the U.S.?

    answer choices

    The U.S. needed to flat terrain to build the Transcontinental Railroad

    The U.S. won the area after the border disputes were settled

    Mexico just gave the land to the U.S. in order to preserve peace

    The U.S. had always owned the land

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which area of land was added in 1803?

    answer choices

    A

    C

    E

    D

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which area of land was acquired in 1848 after a conflict with Mexico?

    answer choices

    A

    B

    C

    E

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What state was given to the U.S. as part of the Adam-Onis treaty with Spain in 1819?

    answer choices

    Texas

    California

    Florida

    Oregon

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When the U.S. acquired land area "A" it had reached it's goal of....

    answer choices

    Taking over all of Spain's Territory

    Taking over all of Mexico's Territory

    Pushing Great Britain out of North America

    Reaching the Pacific Ocean

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    All of the following were causes of the U.S.-Mexico War EXCEPT:

    answer choices

    The Annexation of Texas

    The U.S. claims to Oregon

    Border disputes between the U.S. and Mexico

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What land area was acquired after the signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo?

    answer choices

    A

    B

    C

    D

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The Homestead Act offered free land in hopes to encourage what?

    answer choices

    western settlement of the U.S.

    nothing

    people from the west to move back east

    people from the South to move to the North

  • Question 11
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    Q.

    What group of people settled in present day Utah after leaving the east coast because of religious persecution?

    answer choices

    The Catholics

    The Mormons

    The Forty-Niners

    Spanish Settlers

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Manifest Destiny offered many people...

    answer choices

    Economic Opportunity

    Nothing

    More Factory Jobs

    New Technological Innovations

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What state boomed in 1849 due to the Gold Rush?

    answer choices

    Texas

    Florida

    Oregon

    California

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following was not a reason to support Manifest Destiny?

    answer choices

    Hatred of Foreign Nations

    Economic Opportunity

    To open new markets of trade

    to spread the U.S. style of government (Democracy)

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What was the start point for most trails west?

    answer choices

    St. Louis/Independence Missouri

    Salt Lake City Utah

    San Francisco California

    Boston Massachusetts

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