During the 1840s, thousands of people were attracted to California to
fight in the Mexican War.
help build railroads.
search for gold.
obtain good farmland.
The idea of Manifest Destiny was used to
demand equal rights for African Americans
support westward expansion to the Pacific Ocean.
criticize government treatment of Native Americans.
extend slavery into New England.
Which situation helped cause the war with Mexico?
settlement in Oregon
annexation of Texas
discovery of gold in California
The Indian Removal Act
The treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo provided for
a $15 million payment from the United States to Mexico.
Mexican recognition of the Rio Grande as its border with Texas.
US acquisition of California and New Mexico.
All of the above.
The first president of the republic of Texas was
The Oregon Trail began at the border of _______, crossed the Continental Divide at South Pass, then followed the Columbia River to the Oregon Country.
Stephen Austin founded a colony in Texas when
he could no longer run his coal mine.
he lost the race for governor.
he finished medical school.
his father died.
Which word best describes the population of California after the gold rush?
The Battle at the Alamo was a victory for
The United States.
In 1818, the United States and Great Britain agreed to
occupy Oregon Country together.
both leave Oregon Country.
give Oregon Country to Spain.
let the people in Oregon decide who would rule.
Where did the Mormons, led by Brigham Young, settle in the late 1840s?
Which of the following best describes the Gadsden Purchase?
double the size of Texas
a strip of land that is now part of Arizona and New Mexico
all of California, Nevada and Utah
A person who went to California in search of gold was called a
The Treaty to end the Mexican War was
The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
The Treaty of Ghent
The Treaty of Paris
The most recent Cincinnati Reds inductee in the Baseball Hall of Fame was
Ken Griffey Jr.