The Mexican-american War Quiz Questions

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On the western border of the United States, lies Mexico. To date, the Mexican-American border is filled with a lot of issues, from immigrants, smuggling just to mention but a few. Test your knowledge of the Mexican-American war below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was the war started?
    • A. 

      May 16, 1844

    • B. 

      April 25, 1846

    • C. 

      January 5, 1847

    • D. 

      February 2, 1848

  • 2. 
    Who was the president of the United States when the Mexican War began?
    • A. 

      John Slidell

    • B. 

      Fabius Stanley

    • C. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • D. 

      James Polk

  • 3. 
    Which battle provoked the Mexican American War to Begin?
    • A. 

      Thornton Affair

    • B. 

      Battle of Monterey

    • C. 

      Battle of Chino

    • D. 

      Battle of Cerro Gordo

  • 4. 
    Who won the war?
    • A. 

      Mexicans

    • B. 

      Americans

  • 5. 
    The Mexicans had far better weapons than the U.S.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What was the standard issue firearm for the U.S. soldier?
    • A. 

      The .69-caliber smoothbore flintlock musket

    • B. 

      The double-barreled shotgun

    • C. 

      Flintlock Pistol

    • D. 

      Percussion Pistol

  • 7. 
    Who had the better cannons?
  • 8. 
    The Mexicans had newer weapons.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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