Rapid population growth, economic depressions, the prospect of inexpensive land, and trade opportunities contributed to the widespread support of which of the following?
What is one reason James K Polk won the presidential election of 1844?
What is one political reason people supported Manifest Destiny and expanding the United States to Oregon?
The Northwest Ordinance established guidelines for the orderly expansion of the US by instituting--
The Compromise of 1850 allowed certain territories to use popular sovereignty to determine whether the territory would be free or slave. The decision applied to much of the land gained from the--
Which reason did the US give for declaring war against Mexico in 1846?
What do California and Texas have in common?
What was a reason for the purchase of the Gadsden Purchase?
Which pull factor accounted for much of Chinese immigration to the US in the mid 1800s?
Between 1846 and 1855 the population of Ireland decreased by a third, including approximately 1.5 million Irish immigrants who left for the US. What was the primary reason for this migration?
Which of these correctly describes an effect of the Compromise of 1850 on escaped slaves and freedmen?
Which of the following was a result of the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854?
What was a direct result of the Fugitive Slave Act?
In 1820, the Missouri Compromise attempted to slow the spread of slavery in the West by--
The 36°30' line of latitude represents a boundary between--
Senator Stephen Douglas introduced a bill that repealed the Missouri Compromise and introduced the idea of "popular sovereignty. In 1854, this meant--
The Missouri Compromise of 1820 was an attempt to resolve which of the following contentious issues
After the Missouri Compromise of 1820, the balance in the number of slave states and free states in the Union was crucial to maintaining peace in Congress. In 1849, this balance was threatened by the statehood application of --
Which Supreme Court decision declared the Missouri Compromise unconstitutional and was considered a triumph for the South and slavery?
In 1854, the Republican Party was formed in opposition to--
The Dred Scott decision by the Supreme Court resulted in--
What conclusion can be drawn about the Supreme Court's decision in the Dred Scott case?