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  1. Thomas H. Benton
  2. Sam Houston
  3. Aroostock War 1838
  4. Wilmot Proviso 1846
  5. Spot Resolutions 1846
  1. a A war between lumberjacks from the U.S. and Canada over disputed territory between Maine and New Brunswick.
  2. b He represented Texas in the U.S. Senate and later became the govenor of Texas. He also led the Texan army yo victory at San Jacinto.
  3. c A four-time senator from missouri and headed the military commitee before the Mexican War. His nickname was "Mr. Manifest Destiny" because he strongly advocated American expansion.
  4. d A statement by Dacid Wilmot that said that slavery should not exsist in any part of the territories received from Mexico. It soon came to symbolized the burning issue of slavery between the North and the South.
  5. e Abraham Licoin asked Polk to name the Precise "spot" on American soil where American blood had allegedlly been shed. This resolution came after Polk demanded war against Mexico because American blood had been shed. American blood had been shed on the disputed territory, not on American soil.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 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.
  2. The independent counrty of Texas between 1836 and1845. Independence was declared by Texas and a war of independence with Mexico soon followed. Was annexed by the U.S. in 1845.
  3. 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.
  4. Lord Ashburton from England and Daniel Webster from the U.S. negotiated the border between Maine and Canada in 1842. This treaty gave the U.S. 7/12 of the disputed land and defined the boundries between Lake Superior and Maine.
  5. 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.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Stephen KearnyIn 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.

          

  2. Empresario System 1825A Mexican system that offered large and inexpensive land grants to empresarios (leaders of large bands of settlers) for importing hundreds of families to Texas. By 1830, there were 20,000 Americans, 5,000 slaves, and 4,000 Mexicans living in Texas.

          

  3. Antonio Lopez Santa AnnaA war between lumberjacks from the U.S. and Canada over disputed territory between Maine and New Brunswick.

          

  4. John J. AstorHe was in California in 1846 with 62 sharpshooters. he overthrew the Mexican government and raised the California flag to proclaim the new California Republic.

          

  5. James K. PolkHe was a democratic president from Tennesee who was very dedicated to his work, During his presidency, he lowered tariffs, re-established the independent Treasury, and obtained Oregon and California.

          

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