5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- What territories were added as a result of the U.S.-Mexican War?
- What year did the United States purchase Louisiana? Who was the president when
Louisiana was purchased?
- What is the title of the picture and who created it?
[insert picture of creepy lady in weird spirit form flying with the people and settlers moving west here]
- Describe the following court case:
a. Marbury v. Madison
- Mexico recognizes Texas as a part of
the United States.
The Rio Grande is made the border
between Mexico and the United States.
Mexico cedes (surrenders) territory
that is now part of 7 present-day states
What treaty established these terms of peace to end the war?
- a Present day states of California, Nevada, and Utah; Most of Arizona and New Mexico: Parts of
Colorado and Wyoming;
- b 1803 and Thomas Jefferson was president
- c Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
- d American Progress by John Gast
- e Established Judicial Review
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Rocky Mountains
- Kansas and Nebraska
- - Mormon Trail: Route by which Mormons traveled west to Utah
-Santa Fe Trail: Route by which American merchants with manufactured goods traveled and traded in Santa Fe with Mexican merchants for horses, mules, and silver.
-Oregon Trail: Used by many settlers moving west to Oregon Country.
- It created a route for settlers to cross without having to cross the Mountains.
- When the population reaches 60,000 adult males the area can write a state constitution and apply for statehood. If Congress approves the state constitution, the area will become a state.
5 True/False Questions
Describe the following court case:
Dred Scott v. Sanford → Ruled that states do not have the right to tax federal institutions
What main action did many Americans carry out that was based on their belief of
Manifest Destiny of the United States in the 1800s? → 1803 and Thomas Jefferson was president
How did President Polk's placement of soldiers, along the Rio Grande contribute to the outbreak
of war with Mexico? → Mountains
How does the artist of the picture demonstrate a belief in Manifest Destiny? → Kansas and Nebraska
"Away, away with all these cobweb issues of rights of discover, exploration, settlement, continuity, etc.... our claim to Oregon would still be best and strongest. And that claim is by the right of our manifest destiny to overspread the development of the great experiment of liberty and federated self-government entrusted to us."
-John O'Sullivan, editorial in the New York Morning News, December, 1845
What is the justification O'Sullivan provides for the expansion of the United States to Oregon? → To spread the principles of democratic government