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Which of the following statements about the Mexican War is NOT true?
It was one of the most unselfish wars in history.
The major factor that delayed Texas annexation until 1845 was:
concern over Texas entering as a slave state
By the 1830s, there was so much commercial activity between Mexico and St. Louis that the Mexican silver peso had become
the primary medium of exchange in Missouri
John Tyler could be called an Old Republican in that he
believed in the Jeffersonian ideals of limited government and states' rights
As a result of his victories in Northern Mexico, the Mexican War made a national hero of
In regards to slavery, Lincoln believed that
wrong answers: abolitionists were the best hope to end the threat of civil war, slavery should be abolished immediately, the government had the duty to end slavery
ALL the following are TRUE about Abraham Lincoln's childhood EXCEPT
he nearly died of smallpox when he was a toddler
Abraham Lincoln loved farming and embraced the idea that agriculture made a person virtuous and independent.
Early in the Mexican War, Polk grew most concerned over Zachary Taylor's: President Polk, however, disliked the easy terms of surrender to which Taylor agreed, and worried about Taylor's growing popularity.
wrong answer: lack of control over undisciplined soldiers
When editor John L. O'Sullivan wrote of "manifest destiny," he meant that American westward expansion
was sanctioned by God
Polk's nickname of "Young Hickory" most reflected his
association with Jackson and support for Jacksonian policies
All of the following resulted from the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo EXCEPT
U.S. troops continued to occupy Mexico
After Mexico gained its independence in 1821, the Santa Fe Trail established vigorous commerce between New Mexico and
The Plains Indians encountered by Americans migrating westward
were highly dependent on horses and buffalo
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