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  1. What specific physical feature was a major deterrent for Americans to move west?
  2. What main action did many Americans carry out that was based on their belief of
    Manifest Destiny of the United States in the 1800s?
  3. 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?
  4. What century does the most territorial expansion of the United States take place?
  5. What year did the United States purchase Louisiana? Who was the president when
    Louisiana was purchased?
  1. a Rocky Mountains
  2. b 1803 and Thomas Jefferson was president
  3. c Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
  4. d Early 19th Century
  5. e American settlers move west

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Mountains
  2. It gave specific guidelines about founding territories and creating states
  3. -Indian Removal
    -Worcester v. Georgia
    - Trail of Tears
  4. California along the Pacific Ocean
  5. - 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 True/False questions

  1. "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


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


  3. Describe the following court case:
    Worcester v. Georgia
    Gained Support for the abolitionist movement


  4. Describe the following court case:
    a. Marbury v. Madison
    Established Judicial Review


  5. What territories were added as a result of the U.S.-Mexican War?Present day states of California, Nevada, and Utah; Most of Arizona and New Mexico: Parts of
    Colorado and Wyoming;