Westward Expansion Quizzes & Trivia

Westward expansion is a 19th-century movement, where Americans decided to move westward for various opportunities. Take the online westward expansion quizzes to learn interesting facts and trivia.
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The term ‘Westward Expansion’ refers to the period of time during the 19th Century when the United States federal government acquired more than a million square miles of land west of the Mississippi River, resulting...

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    What Was The Westward Expansion?

This quiz covers Ch. 5.  The students will should understand the impact of Western Expansion on Native Americans, the reasons for that expansion, the benefits and drawbacks. 

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    This piece of legislation (law) offered 160 acres of free land to any settler who agreed to farm the land. 

36a - analyze the establishment and growth of the University of Georgia, Louisville, and the spread of Baptist and Methodist churches. 36b - evaluate the impact of land policies pursued by Georgia to include the headright...

Questions: 35  |  Attempts: 70   |  Last updated: Nov 1, 2013
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    The capital of Georgia has changed five times in the history of the state.  In what two directions has the capital city moved?

36a - analyze the establishment and growth of the University of Georgia, Louisville, and the spread of Baptist and Methodist churches. 36b - evaluate the impact of land policies pursued by Georgia to include the headright...

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    The capital of Georgia has changed five times in the history of the state.  In what two directions has the capital city moved?

Lesson 5: Westward Expansion. Directions: Make sure you put your name on this quiz when it asks for your name, I'll be checking to make sure each student finished all questions! You will only be allowed to take this...

Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 500   |  Last updated: Jun 19, 2017
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    Who was Geronimo?

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Westward Expansion Questions & Answers


When was the Louisiana purchase ratified?
It was actually ratified on October 20th, 1803. The answer is incorrect.
What Was The Westward Expansion?
The United States decided to expand to the west and have more land
Which States Became Part Of The United States During This Time Period?
Oregon, Texas, Florida, Louisiana, California, and New Mexico
How did most people travel on the Oregon Trail?
They walked.Most people walked next to their wagons for most of the journey west.
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