US History Unit 4 Test

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 US history unit 4 test
Directions:Choose the letter of the best answer. DC Standards:8. 1, 8. 1. ES. E, 8. 1. PS. C, 8. 1. ES. F, 8. 4, 8. 6. ES. A, 8. 5. ES. B

  
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1.  How did the gold rush affect the population of California?
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2.  Which motive was common to most Americans who went west?
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3.  Why did Stanton and Mott organize the Seneca Falls Convention?
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4.  Which was NOT a reason why Southerners objected to high tariffs?
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5.  What distinguished the Cherokee from other tribes?
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6.  What effect did the terms of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo NOT have?
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7.  Which source provided a lower percentage of immigrants in 1850 than in 1840?
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8.  How many more German immigrants arrived in the United States in 1850 than arrived in 1840?
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9.  Why was Daniel Webster featured in newspapers across the country?
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10.  What changed Calhoun into a champion of states' rights?
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11.  What did women reformers achieve in the first half of the nineteenth century?
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12.  Which principle did civil disobedience share with nullification?
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13.  What complicated the process of California becoming a state?
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14.  Which was true of mountain men?
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15.  Which was NOT a reason why the admission of Texas as a state was delayed for nearly ten years after Texans gained their independence?
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16.  How many people voted in the election of 1828?
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17.  Why would Jackson's Western background shape his dislike of the national bank?
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18.  Which was NOT true about the spread of information and knowledge in America in the mid-1800s?
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19.  How many more popular votes did Jackson receive than Adams?
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20.  Which national issue was the reason some people opposed the War with Mexico?
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21.  Why did J.Q. Adams have difficulty accomplishing his goals as president?
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22.  What event led to the initial clash between Mexican and U.S. troops?
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23.  In which of the states that splits its electoral votes between the two candidates was the vote most evenly divided?
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24.  How many more electoral votes did Jackson get than Adams?
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25.  Why was General Scott's invasion along Mexico's eastern coast so important?
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26.  Why did some Americans oppose immigration?
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27.  What conclusion can you draw about non-European immigration?
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28.  After the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Cherokees, Jackson said, "John Marshall has made his decision...Now let him enforce it." What did he mean?
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29.  Why did white Southerners NOT want slaves to learn to raed?
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30.  How did some Native Americans resist the Removal Act?
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31.  What did Stephen Austin and Brigham Young have in common?
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32.  What was the central principle of Jacksonian democracy?
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33.  Why might it be said that British immigration grew more than Irish immigration between 1840 and 1850?
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34.  Which two states had the largest number of electoral votes?
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35.  How would you describe the overall pattern of Irish immigration?
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36.  About how much time passed between Genearl Taylor's troops marched across the Rio Grande and his victory at Buena Vista?
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37.  Judging from the action listed on this time line, which of the following best describes the attitude of President Polk?
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38.  Why did Northeasterners oppose Jackson's easy credit policies for land sales?
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39.  Which was NOT an example of a push factor in immigration?
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40.  Which action provoked the Mexican War?
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41.  How did the Industrial Revolution in Europe act as a push factor?
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42.  Which best describes the relationship between Tejanos and Americans in Texas?
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43.  Which military leader played the key role in winning Mexico's surrender?
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44.  Which of teh following was NOT tru of transcendentalism?
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45.  Why did immigrants from Ireland tend to settle in cities?
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