US 1 Chapter 9 & 10.1 Practice Test

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Masconomet American History I - Semester 2 Final Exam Review - Chapter 9 & 10. 1 Practice Test

  
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1.  Under the National Colonization Act, Mexico gave 26 empresarios large grants of Texas land in exchange for a promise to
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2.  From the diagram above, one can infer that the Cotton Whigs' priority was
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3.  After winning independence from Mexico, Texans voted in favor of _________________, that is, of asking to become part of the United States.
4.  In 1849 thousands of people came to California because
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5.  In the Compromise of 1850, Henry Clay grouped his resolutions in pairs so that
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6.  Manifest Destiny was the idea that God had given the continent to
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7.  The Treaty of ______________ ended war between Mexico and the United States.
8.  _____________________ was the idea that the citizens of each new territory should be allowed to decide for themselves if they wanted to permit slavery or not.
9.  War with Mexico started when American troops led by General _____________ crossed the Nueces River.
10.  After winning independence from Mexico, most Texans voted
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11.  Which of the following was not a job of the empresarios in Texas?
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12.  Review the diagram above. Of the four major battles of the war with Mexico, the battle of ____ was the final decisive battle in the struggle for Texas independence.
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13.  Seeking religious freedom, the Mormons traveled west, settling in what is now
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14.  In the peace treaty that ended war between Mexico and the United States, Mexico accepted ______ as the southern border of Texas.
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15.  "American blood has been shed on American soil!" --- President James K. PolkIn this passage, Polk was referring to Mexico's attack on General Taylor's soldiers in the War with Mexico. What did Polk mean by these words? Where did the attack occur?
16.  Conscience Whigs were Northern Whigs who
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17.  Which of the following choices best completes the diagram?
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18.  According to the information in the diagram above, the battle fought in ____ dealt the most devasting blow against Texan forces.
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19.  The Wilmot Proviso, which never passed, would have
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20.  Supporters of James K. Polk cried "Forty-four Forty of Fight," which meant
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