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5 Matching questions

  1. What major physical feature created an obstacle for crossing the Mormon Trail, Santa Fe Trail,
    and Oregon Trail?
  2. How does the artist of the picture demonstrate a belief in Manifest Destiny?
  3. What were the significant reasons for the use of the following trails:

    -Mormon Trail
    -Santa Fe Trail
    -Oregon Trail
  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
  5. What century does the most territorial expansion of the United States take place?
  1. a Early 19th Century
  2. b Pioneers are shown moving West bringing new transportation and communication technologies with the angel guiding and protecting them.
  3. c The land may produce many riches
  4. d - 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. e Mountains

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. American Progress by John Gast
  2. California along the Pacific Ocean
  3. It created a route for settlers to cross without having to cross the Mountains.
  4. Rocky Mountains
  5. -Indian Removal
    -Worcester v. Georgia
    - Trail of Tears

5 True/False questions

  1. Describe the following court case:
    Dred Scott v. Sanford
    Ruled that states do not have the right to tax federal institutions

          

  2. How did the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 provide for the orderly expansion of the United
    States?
    Pioneers are shown moving West bringing new transportation and communication technologies with the angel guiding and protecting them.

          

  3. What specific requirements were established for a territory to become a state during
    westward expansion?
    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.

          

  4. Describe the following court case:
    McCulloch v. Maryland
    Ruled that states do not have the right to tax federal institutions

          

  5. What Modern day states can be found in the Louisiana Purchase?Kansas and Nebraska