An American general who killed many native Americans at the Battle of Little Big Horn
A leader of the Apaches, a native American tribe in the Southwest area of the US
A chief of the Sioux Indians, who lived near the Black Hills of North and South Dakota
A guy who liked to jump off of high places and say "Geronimo!"
They were greedy, and wanted the land all to themselves so they could sell it later.
The reservations were too close to large cities of settlers.
They were originally nomadic tribes who didn't stay long in one place, and didn't want to be farmers.
None of the above.
ONLY answers A and B above.
Any state in the West that was occupied by native Americans
A Native-American attack on an American settlement
Land set aside or "reserved" for a special purpose, such as for one group to settle on.
A railroad system, which finally tied the United States together.
A group who is settled on a reservation.
Someone who is driven from their original home and has to flee (run away).
It is a group of people but it refers to their horses, a "nomad" is a type of horse.
To have a lifestyle or culture where everyone in the group moves around from place to place together.
None of these.
Because Secretary of State William Seward was a very silly and goofy man, he liked to clown around.
People thought the land was too large and that we couldn't defend such a large piece of land.
People thought William Seward paid too much for a cold, empty, useless piece of land.
People thought that William Seward, who represented Russia and sold Alaska to the US, was stupid for asking so little for such a large piece of land.
Native American families escaping reservations in the Southeast
People who came by land and sea from the Eastern cities
People who wanted to settle down, grow food, and build houses
It was already being captured by the US and Spain wanted to get some money out of it before it was captured.
Spain was in a war and needed the money.
Spanish settlers were rebelling against the Spanish government.
None of the above.
The belief that the United States had a right given to them by God to expand from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean.
That the United States was well on its way to becoming a world power.
That America was a united and strong nation that was destined to influence other countries around the world.
All of the above
ONLY answers A and B above
None of the above
The Gadsden Policy
The Monroe Doctrine
The Missouri Compromise
The Mexican-American Cession
A Mexican leader who led the Mexican army in the battle for the Alamo
A great general in the US Army, who fought in the Southeast US
The priest who led the people at the Spanish mission where a group of Texans were defeated by the Mexicans
The President of the United States at the time Texas became a State
The commander in chief of the Texan Army
TRUE, it was part of a treaty between the US and Mexico.
FALSE, America won it in the Mexican-American war and did not pay for it.
England and the US went to war over it. The US won.
England paid the US to keep the Oregon Country.
The US paid England to keep the Oregon Country.
England decided to split or divide the territory into nearly equal parts, with England getting the Northern half and the US getting the Southern half.
The US didn't lose the war.
The US didn't crush the English as was expected.
The US didn't take Canada in the war.
The English declared war on the US for no apparent reason.
The United States.
Both won, since both gained territory from the French, who the war was with.
Neither won, since none of the disputes that caused the war were resolved, and neither country gained any land during the war.
The US was invading and he was going to lose it anyway.
He needed the money to pay for the French war with England.
The French did not think the port of New Orleans was an important port.
France was tricked into it and resents us to this day over it.
Because it was Northwest of Texas, where the capital of the US was when the land was named.
Because it was Northwest of the original 13 colonies and the areas that were, at the time, the only "official" parts of the United States.
Because it is Northwest of Europe, and everything was based around European perspective at the time.
None of the above.