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The Mexican-American War
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An effect of the new territory acquired by the US after the Mexican-American War was that states disagreed about
whether slavery should be allowed in Mexican territory.
Which of the following groups was most immediately affected by the Gadsden Purchase?
Why was President Polk willing to go to war with Mexico?
to further the idea of Manifest Destiny
How did Mexico view the Mexican Cession at the end of the war?
as a large and painful loss of territory
Which of the following did Mexico and the Republic of Texas continue to fight about in the 1840s?
the location of the Mexico-Texas border
How did the border dispute between Mexico and Texas affect the Mexican-American War?
It became a source of conflict once Texas became a part of the United States.
A challenge that Mexican citizens living in areas that were part of the Mexican Cession faced was that
their families lived in Mexico and the US.
Which of the following best describes where land acquired through the Mexican Cession is located today?
the southwestern US
Which of the following best describes American troops who fought in the Mexican-American War?
The Wilmot Proviso was a plan for
banning slavery in territory acquired from Mexico.
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