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America Past and Present Chapter 13


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The founder of the Mormon Church was
Joseph Smith
_____, the hero of San Jacinto, became the first president of the Texas Republic.
Sam Houston
The most important overland route for American migration to the far West was
Oregon Trail
Which one of the following states actually existed for ten years as an dependent nation before its admission to the Union?
The leader of the Mormon trek to Utah was
Brigham Young
One of the first to use the phrase, "Young America" was
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The most plausible reason for the Texas Revolution was
the unwillingness of Anglo-Americans to accept Mexican rule
The winner of the election of 1844 was
James K. Polk
Opposition to Tyler's plan for the annexation of Texas came, primarily, from
Northern anti-slavery Whigs
The Webster-Ashburton Treaty of 1842 settled a boundary dispute between ______ over _____.
The United States and Canada; Maine and New Brunswick
California in the 1830s and 1840s was controlled by
Which of the following was NOT Mexican territory in 1825?
In _____, Herman Melville produced a novel, original in form and conception, to fulfill the demand of Young Americans for a New Literature.
Moby Dick