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1

What is nationalism?
a. national pride
b. national glory
c. love for ones country
d. all of the above

d. all of the above

2

What did the Monroe Doctrine do?
a. Encourages European empires to expand in South America
b. Allows the US to get involved in European affair
c. Prohibits European powers from gaining new colonies in the Western Hemisphere.

c. Prohibits European powers from gaining new colonies in the Western Hemisphere.

3

What did the Adams-Onis Treaty state?
a. Texas gains its independence
b. Spain gives Florida to the US
c. US gains the Mexican Cession

b. Spain gives Florida to the US

4

During the 1st Seminole War, what did General Andrew Jackson do that hurt relations between Spain and the US?
a. He attacked Spanish forts in Florida
b. Directly attacked Spanish War Ships
c. conquered Spanish Florida and claimed it for the US

a. He attacked Spanish forts in Florida

5

What is NOT true about the "era of good feeling?"
a. The nation is growing and expanding
b. US defeated the Mexicans in the war
c. US avoided war

b. US defeated the Mexicans in the war

6

What was passed through congress that balanced the power in the Senate eased tensions between the northern and southern states?
a. The annexation of Texas
b. The annexation of Florida
c. The Missouri Compromise

c. The Missouri Compromise

7

In the election 1824, John Q Adams
a. Won because Henry Clay supported him in the house
b. Lost because of popular
c. Lost in the House of Representatives

a. Won because Henry Clay supported him in the house

8

Democratic Party
a. Was started by Andrew Jackson
b. Was made of Jackson's supporters
c. Was to represent the "common man"
d. all of the above

d. all of the above

9

In the election of 1828, Andrew Jackson
a. Lost because of popular vote
b. won in the House of Representatives
c. Won by earning the majority of the electoral votes

c. Won by earning the majority of the electoral votes

10

The Indian Removal act
a. removed only the Seminoles from Florida
b. Removed five Indian tribes from the Southern territory of the US
c. Was not enforced because the Supreme Court declared it unconstitutional

b. removed five Indian tribes from the Southern territory of the US

11

Which Indians resisted in their removal from Florida?
a. Seminole
b. Cherokee
c. Choctaw

a. Seminole

12

When the Cherokee Indians were removed, why was their path to Oklahoma know as the "Trail of Tears"?
a. They were sad to leave there families
b. They were grateful for their new start away
from settlers
c. None of the above

c. None of the above

13

During the nullification crisis, what did South Carolina threaten to do if the tariff of 1828 was to be enforced?
a. attack the federal government
b. secede from the Union
c. Give in and pay the tariff

b. secede from the Union

14

What was Andrew Jackson's response to the Nullification Crisis in South Carolina?
a. remove south Carolina's status as a state in the Union
b. He was going to talk out a compromise with the state government of South Carolina
c. He was going to raise an army to use force against those who tried to ignore federal law.
d. None of the above

c. He was going to raise an army to use force against those who tried to ignore federal law.

15

Why was Andrew Jackson against the 2nd Bank of the United States?
a. He hated Joseph Biddle
b. It helped the common people of the US
c. Nothing checked its power

c. Noting checked its power

16

What led to a Whig Party victory in the election of 1840?
a. The economic crisis that occurred under Martin Van Buren administration
b. They though the Whig Party was the party of the people
c. They country was tired of democrats

a. The economic crisis that occurred under Martin Van Buren administration.

17

What caused tensions to rise between the Mexican government and the Texans?
a. Santa Anna becoming president
b. Stephen Austin supporting Revolution
c. The abolishment of slavery

c. The abolishment of slavery

18

Why did many Americans move into the Texas territory?
a. There were numerous jobs available
b. They were offered cheap land
c. All of the above

b. They were offered cheap land

19

What occurred at the Alamo?
a. The Texans defeated Santa Anna and his forces
b. The Texans withdrew from the Alamo destroying its remains
c. The Texans were defeated in defending the Alamo by an overwhelming force

c. The Texans were defeated in defending the Alamo by an overwhelming force

20

What atrocity occurred at Goliad?
a. 400 captured Mexicans were executed
b. The first victory achieved by the Texans
c. 400 captured Texans were executed
d. None of the above

c. 400 captured Texans were executed

21

What was so significant about the Texas victory at San Jacinto?
a. The Texans inflicted numerous casualties
b. The Mexicans were vulnerable to a surprise attack
c. Santa Anna was captured and forced to sign a treaty

b. The Mexicans were vulnerable to a surprise attack

22

Why is Texas known as the "Lone Star State?"
a. it initially didn't want to join the US
b. It was an independent country for 10 years
c. It immediately became part of the US

b. It was an independent country for 10 years

23

What is difficult with Annexing Texas?
a. Tip the balance between free states and slave states
b. Mexico would see it as an act of war
c. Mexico will cut all relations to the US
d. All of the above

d. All of the above

24

Which President completed the idea of Manifest Destiny for the US?
a. Andrew Jackson
b. William Henry Harrison
c. James K. Polk

c. James K Polk

25

Why were Zachary Taylor and his forces sent into the disputed territory?
a. To rub it in Mexico's face
b. Polk wanted a hostile reaction from Mexico to justify war
c. To attack the Seminoles crossing into US territory

b. Polk wanted a hostile reaction from Mexico to justify war

26

Who was made a military hero at the Battle of Buena Vista?
a. Zachary Taylor
b. Stephen Kearny
c. Winfield Scott

a. Zachary Taylor

27

Who led forces on amphibious assault at Veracruz to march to Mexico City ending the War?
a. John C Fremont
b. Zachary Taylor
c. Winfiel Scott

C. Winfield Scott

28

Which is true about the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo?
a. It forced the US to vie up all claims on Mexico
b. It granted US citizenship to Mexicans living in the newly acquired territory
c. It forced the US to give up all claims on Texas

b. it granted US citizenship to Mexicans living in the newly acquired territory

29

What is the Mexican Cession?
a. The Gadsden Purchase
b. The disputed territory between the Rio Grande and Nueces Rivers
c. The territory lost by Mexico that makes up the US southwest

c. The territory lost by Mexico that makes up the US southwest

30

Be able to locate the Gadsden purchase

Ask Mrs. Krumpelman for help

31

Who did the US divide the territory of Oregon with?
a. Spain
b. France
c. Great Britain
d. None of the above

c. Great Britain

32

What was the attraction to San Francisco in 1848-49?
a. Trade
b. Cheap land
c. gold
d. Missionaries

c. gold

33

What happened to the Donner Party?
a. They were caught in a snow storm and resorted to cannibalism
b. They strayed from the trails headin west
c. They decided to create their own path westward
d. All of the Above

d. All of the above

34

You will be given a US map with numbers on 40 states. 1 - 20 you will need to name the state and 21 - 40 you will need to name the capital.

See Mrs. Krumpelman for help