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5 Matching Questions

  1. What geographic location allowed for increased labor with a great number of immigrants from
  2. Describe the following court case:
    Dred Scott v. Sanford
  3. What century does the most territorial expansion of the United States take place?
  4. How does the artist of the picture demonstrate a belief in Manifest Destiny?
  5. What year did the United States purchase Louisiana? Who was the president when
    Louisiana was purchased?
  1. a Early 19th Century
  2. b Gained Support for the abolitionist movement
  3. c California along the Pacific Ocean
  4. d 1803 and Thomas Jefferson was president
  5. e Pioneers are shown moving West bringing new transportation and communication technologies with the angel guiding and protecting them.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Present day states of California, Nevada, and Utah; Most of Arizona and New Mexico: Parts of
    Colorado and Wyoming;
  2. Mountains
  3. U.S. soldiers entered territory that Mexico considered its own territory
  4. Rocky Mountains
  5. 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

  1. Describe the following court case:
    Worcester v. Georgia
    Ruled that the state of Georgia did not have the right to force the Cherokee Nation off their territory


  2. "Extending nearly ten degrees of latitude along the Pacific, and embracing the only safe and commodious harbors on that coast for many hundred miles, with a temperate climate and an extensive interior of fertile lands, it is scarcely possible t estimate its wealth until it shall be brought under the government of our laws and its resources fully developed. From its position it must command the rich commerce of China, of Asia, of the islands of the Pacific, of western Mexico, of Central America, the South American States, and of the Russian possessions bordering on that ocean. A great emporium will doubtless speedily arise on the California coast which may be
    destined to rival in importance New Orleans itself."
    -President James K. Polk, State of the Union Address, December 5, 1848

    Why does President Polk argue California should become a part of the United States
    The land may produce many riches


  3. Describe the following court case:
    a. Marbury v. Madison
    Ruled that states do not have the right to tax federal institutions


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


  5. 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


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