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5 Matching questions

  1. Why was the Gadsden Purchase so significant to American settlers' movement westward?
  2. What Modern day states can be found in the Louisiana Purchase?
  3. How does the artist of the picture demonstrate a belief in Manifest Destiny?
  4. Describe the following court case:
    a. Marbury v. Madison
  5. Describe the following court case:
    McCulloch v. Maryland
  1. a It created a route for settlers to cross without having to cross the Mountains.
  2. b Pioneers are shown moving West bringing new transportation and communication technologies with the angel guiding and protecting them.
  3. c Kansas and Nebraska
  4. d Established Judicial Review
  5. e Ruled that states do not have the right to tax federal institutions

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Mountains
  2. American Progress by John Gast
  3. Gained Support for the abolitionist movement
  4. 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. Early 19th Century

5 True/False questions

  1. How did President Polk's placement of soldiers, along the Rio Grande contribute to the outbreak
    of war with Mexico?
    The land may produce many riches


  2. What were three significant results of Andrew Jackson's policies toward the American
    -Indian Removal
    -Worcester v. Georgia
    - Trail of Tears


  3. What specific physical feature was a major deterrent for Americans to move west?Present day states of California, Nevada, and Utah; Most of Arizona and New Mexico: Parts of
    Colorado and Wyoming;


  4. "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
    Kansas and Nebraska


  5. 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