5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Aroostock War 1838
- Joseph Smith
- Caroline and Creole Affairs
- Nicholas Trist
- Stephen Austin
- a A war between lumberjacks from the U.S. and Canada over disputed territory between Maine and New Brunswick.
- b In 1823 he followed his father's plans to settle Texas. A few hundred settlers came to Texas with Austin. They bought their land for 12 1/2 cents per acre.
- c In 1837, the American ship Caroline was attacked on the New York shore by British force. In 1841, British officials in the Bahamas offered asylum to 130 Virginia slaves who captured the American ship Creole. The two affairs created alot of tension between the U.S. and Englnad.
- d He was the chief clerk of the State Department, who sent to arrange an armistice with Santa Anna. He wrote and signed the treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo.
- e He started the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. His followers were greatly persecuted and he died a martyr in Carthage Illinois in 1844.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Was signed by Nicholas Trist, ended the Mexican War and confirmed the American title to Texas. It also gave the U.S. land from Mexico to Oregeon for $15 miliion and required the U.S. government to assume all claims against Mexico.
- He campaigned his way to Mexico City via Vera Cruz. Near Mexico City he and his troops fought the final battle of the Mexican war at Chapultepec.
- James Gadsden was a South Carolinia railroad man who was appointed by the minister to Mexico. He was told to buy land South of the Arizona teritory from Mexico because it was the best site for the Southern Transcontinental Railroad. The U.S. government bought the land for $10 miliion.
- At one time jointly occupied by the U.S., Russia, and Spain. Later on, only Britian and the U.S. occupied this territory. A treaty between England and the U.S. in 1846 split the territory at the 49th parrel.
- Te editior of the New York Tribune who said "Go West Young Man, Go West." The quote symbolized Manifest Destiny
5 True/False questions
Nueces River → The U.S. and Mexico disputed over the southern boundry of Texas. The U.S. said that the Rio Grande River was the legitimate border, while Mexico argued that the Nueces River was the southern border of Texas. The Nueces River had always been the Texan border, but by demanding the Rio Grande as the border, Texas recieved more land from Mexico.
Antonio Lopez Santa Anna → President of Mexico during the Texas War for Independence and the Mexican War. After both of these wars, he ceded the northern provinces of Mexico and Texas to the U.S.
Stephen Kearny → He left from Kansas with 1,700 men to capture California. On the way he captured Santa Fe and met with John C. Fremont's scout, who told him that Fremont had already captured California.
Zachary Taylor, Buena Visita → General Zachary Taylor led 5,000 men against Santa Anna's 20,000 during the Battle of Buena Visita. He and his troops repelled Santa Anna's attacks and became a military hero. This later bolstered his political carrer and helped him become president.
50*40' or fight → The Oregon Territory was at one time jointly occupied by the U.S., Russia, and Spain. Later on, only Britian and the U.S. occupied this territory. A treaty between England and the U.S. in 1846 split the territory at the 49th parrel.