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.  "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?
2.  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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3.  After winning independence from Mexico, Texans voted in favor of _________________, that is, of asking to become part of the United States.
4.  Which of the following was not a job of the empresarios in Texas?
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5.  The Treaty of ______________ ended war between Mexico and the United States.
6.  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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7.  Supporters of James K. Polk cried "Forty-four Forty of Fight," which meant
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8.  After winning independence from Mexico, most Texans voted
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9.  Under the National Colonization Act, Mexico gave 26 empresarios large grants of Texas land in exchange for a promise to
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10.  From the diagram above, one can infer that the Cotton Whigs' priority was
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11.  _____________________ 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.
12.  Seeking religious freedom, the Mormons traveled west, settling in what is now
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13.  Conscience Whigs were Northern Whigs who
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14.  The Wilmot Proviso, which never passed, would have
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15.  Manifest Destiny was the idea that God had given the continent to
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16.  In 1849 thousands of people came to California because
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17.  War with Mexico started when American troops led by General _____________ crossed the Nueces River.
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.  Which of the following choices best completes the diagram?
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20.  In the Compromise of 1850, Henry Clay grouped his resolutions in pairs so that
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