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  1. Westward Expansion Review

  2. Three countries have owned California? What are they? • Spain • Mexico • United States

  3. What did northerners want to stop the spread of into Texas? • slavery

  4. He was the first president of the Republic of Texas. • Sam Houston

  5. How long did the overland journey to Oregon take? • Four to six months

  6. What was the name of the treaty that ended the war with Mexico? • Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

  7. What mountains did the pioneers have to pass to get to Oregon? • Rocky Mountains

  8. This theory stated that it was a right from God that the United States expand from Atlantic to Pacific Ocean. • Manifest Destiny

  9. What are the Mexican War and Indian Removal examples of? • Manifest Destiny

  10. Who was the military and political leader of Mexico during the war with the U.S.? • Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna

  11. What was the name of the old mission where many Texans died while fighting the Mexican Army? • The Alamo

  12. Who was U.S. president during the war with Mexico? • James K. Polk

  13. Out of ten, how many people died on the Oregon Trail? • One, uno

  14. What was the biggest enemy of the pioneers on the trip to Oregon? • Diseases, mainly cholera, which is caused by bad water

  15. He was the leading American general during the Mexican War. • Winfield Scott

  16. What states became part of the United States after the war with Mexico? • California, New Mexico, Arizona

  17. How long was the trip to Oregon? • 2,000 miles

  18. How many men does it take for a two-part legislature to be elected? What does the Northwest Ordinance promise to settles?

  19. This religious group went to Oregon seeking religious freedom. • The Mormons

  20. What nickname did Texans adopt for Texas after they declared it an independent nation? • Lone Star Republic

  21. What phrase did Americans use to explain their expansion westward? • Manifest Destiny

  22. Which trail to the West was the longest? • What town was the starting point for both the Oregon Trail and the Sante Fe Trial? • Where did the Oregon Trail end? • Which of the following Native American tribes would a settler by unlikely to encounter on the Sante Fe Trail? • Which two trails used the South Pass?

  23. Conflict with Mexico became highly likely following the granting of statehood to what state? • Texas

  24. What did the Mexican government ask the settlers coming to Texas to do? • Convert to Catholicism • Obey Mexican laws • Become Mexican citizens

  25. Who brought Americans to Texas to settle? • Stephan Austin

  26. This purchase finalized Americas manifest destiny and the Mexican War. • Gadsden Purchase

  27. What could the title of the picture below be?

  28. What natural barrier would a pioneer traveling west to California encounter that a pioneer traveling to Oregon would not?

  29. Which area on the map was acquired by the United States as a result of the Mexican War?

  30. What was the main purpose of the Lewis and Clark expedition? • To explore the Louisiana Territory

  31. Where did the Lewis and Clark Expedition start? Where did the Lewis and Clark Expedition end?

  32. What was the cause of the War of 1812? • The impressment of American sailors

  33. Why was the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812 unnecessary? • The treaty ending the war had already been signed, but no one knew it yet because it took so long for the message to get across the ocean

  34. Who was the American president during the War of 1812? • James Madison

  35. Who became a national hero during the Battle of New Orleans? • Andrew Jackson

  36. Who did President Jefferson ask to lead the expedition to Louisiana? • Meriwether Lewis

  37. What famous event happened at the Battle of Fort McHenry during the War of 1812? • Francis Scott Key wrote the words to the Star Spangled Banner?

  38. What was the “spoils system”? • elected officials rewarding political backers with government jobs

  39. What was the name of the treaty that ended the War of 1812? • Treaty of Ghent

  40. In which state did Jackson receive the highest number of electoral votes? In which state did Adams receive the highest number of electoral votes?

  41. What was the idea of spreading political power to the people called? • Jacksonian Democracy

  42. What two men ran for president in 1824 and 1828? • John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson

  43. What is the “spoils system?” • When government jobs were given to the people who helped the president get elected.

  44. This Indian created the Cherokee language. • Sequoya

  45. What did President Jackson do in connection with the national bank? • He vetoed the bill extending its charter

  46. What was President Jackson’s solution to white settlers hunger for more land? • The Indian Removal Act

  47. Who did Jacksonian Democracy give political power to? • The majority

  48. The Cherokee Trail of Tears was a result of • Manifest Destiny • The Indian Removal Act • White hunger for more land

  49. What year experienced the steepest decline in U.S. imports and exports? • During what year did U.S. imports reach $140 million?