Quiz Is About The Annexation Of Texas.

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Mexico wanted to keep Texas, and Van Buren feared it would cause war and didn't want to add a new state to the Union that allowed slavery. People who wanted to annex Texas said it helped the United States to spread from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. Take the test to find out more.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who signed the Legal Documents formally integrating the United States on December 24, 1845?
    • A. 

      James K. Polk James K. Polk

    • B. 

      John Tyler

    • C. 

      Henry Clay

  • 2. 
    John Tyler came out in support of annexation in what year?
    • A. 

      1835

    • B. 

      1860

    • C. 

      1843

  • 3. 
    Who became the first president of the Republic of Texas?
    • A. 

      Bill Polk

    • B. 

      Sam Houston

    • C. 

      Joe D.

  • 4. 
    What date was the annexation of Texas fully approved?
    • A. 

      July 4th, 1845

    • B. 

      March 6th, 1867

    • C. 

      February 8th, 1845

  • 5. 
    Why did the North oppose the annexation of Texas?
    • A. 

      They didn't want Texas

    • B. 

      Would increase the area and political strength of the slave power and lead to war.

    • C. 

      Texas was in the south

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