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  1. What major physical feature created an obstacle for crossing the Mormon Trail, Santa Fe Trail,
    and Oregon Trail?
  2. What year did the United States purchase Louisiana? Who was the president when
    Louisiana was purchased?
  3. How did President Polk's placement of soldiers, along the Rio Grande contribute to the outbreak
    of war with Mexico?
  4. What were the significant reasons for the use of the following trails:

    -Mormon Trail
    -Santa Fe Trail
    -Oregon Trail
  5. Describe the following court case:
    a. Marbury v. Madison
  1. a - 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.
  2. b 1803 and Thomas Jefferson was president
  3. c U.S. soldiers entered territory that Mexico considered its own territory
  4. d Mountains
  5. e Established Judicial Review

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Ruled that the state of Georgia did not have the right to force the Cherokee Nation off their territory
  2. Present day states of California, Nevada, and Utah; Most of Arizona and New Mexico: Parts of
    Colorado and Wyoming;
  3. 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.
  4. Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
  5. It created a route for settlers to cross without having to cross the Mountains.

5 True/False Questions

  1. What main action did many Americans carry out that was based on their belief of
    Manifest Destiny of the United States in the 1800s?
    American settlers move west

          

  2. What Modern day states can be found in the Louisiana Purchase?Present day states of California, Nevada, and Utah; Most of Arizona and New Mexico: Parts of
    Colorado and Wyoming;

          

  3. How did the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 provide for the orderly expansion of the United
    States?
    It gave specific guidelines about founding territories and creating states

          

  4. Describe the following court case:
    Dred Scott v. Sanford
    Gained Support for the abolitionist movement

          

  5. What were three significant results of Andrew Jackson's policies toward the American
    Indians
    - 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.

          

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