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The concept of Manifest Destiny included the assumption that
Americans were culturally equal to the native and Hispanic populations to the west.
Protestantism and the American form of government should be established in Mexico.
the citizens of the United States were destined by God to dominate the “inferior” peoples of the continent.
the western boundaries of the United States should stop at the Rocky Mountains.
The second phase of the Mexican War began with an ambitious invasion of Mexico from the Gulf of Mexico at Veracruz with 14,000 troops under the command of
Stephen W. Kearney
James K. Polk
This Senator reorganized Clay's eight resolutions into five separate bills, and build separate coalitions around each bill.
Stephen A. Douglas
John C. Calhoun
In 1846 there were four basic political agenda's took shape for dealing with the Mexican Cession. Which of the following was not one of those agendas?
Martin Van Buren's premise that the Supreme Court should decide which territory should become free or slave
Calhoun's premise that Congress did not have the right to keep any citizen from taking their property to any US territory
Extend the Missouri Compromise through the Mexican Cession
The Wilmont Provisio
Lewis Cass' proposal that the popular will of the people in the territories should decide on the slavery issue themselves
Since the 18th century, Americans believed that the westward sway of empire would carry ______________ and ______________ into the uninhabited western regions of the United States.
republicanism and Christianity
wealth and economic opportunity
freedom and states rights
slavery and conflict
The first phase of the Mexican War began with an invasion of northern Mexico under Zachary Taylor and the conquest of
Utah and California
Utah and New Mexico
New Mexico and California
From 1818 until the early 1840s, the Oregon Territory was
of great interest to eastern merchants and midwestern farmers who pressed Congress for aid to facilitate travel to the region.
a British protectorate.
a no-man's land without an organized government and not formally claimed by any government.
under the joint occupancy of Great Britain and the United States.
Certain regions, especially the lower Mississippi valley and the prairies of the Northwest Territory, turned out to contain some of the finest agricultural land in the world. The agricultural possibilities of both Mississippi and Illinois astounded foreign observers. Title to these lands was
only possible for white southern farmers.
hard, uncertain, and expensive.
impossible for immigrants.
easy, dependable and cheap to obtain.
The relentless expansion of American settlement generated two major conflicts that overshadowed all the others. These conflicts included the expansion of slavery into
Missouri and Maine.
Missouri and Arkansas.
Missouri and Texas.
Texas and Arkansas.
Why did the United States decline to annex Texas from 1836 to 1837?
Texans refused to legalize slavery, which was the only condition on which southern politicians would accept Texan statehood.
Presidents Jackson and Van Buren tried to persuade Congress to annex Texas, but the Whig-dominated Senate rejected the treaty of annexation.
In a plebiscite, Texans rejected annexation by the United States.
Presidents Jackson and Van Buren knew that annexing Texas as a slave state would divide the Democratic Party and the American public and would almost certainly lead to war with Mexico.
The Tallmadge Amendment of 1819 that passed the House of Representatives
was co-sponsored by Congressman Cox, the only Southern senator to endorse the plan.
was also passed by the Senate, but vetoed by the President.
barred further importation of slavery into the Louisiana Territory, and the emancipation of slaves of 25 years of age or older.
barred women from voting in federal elections in all western territories.
In Texas, American citizens colonized the Mexican state, overwhelmed the local population, destabilized the indigenous government, with the intention of declaring independence and presenting additional territory to the United States. This tactic was called:
Creating Banana Republics
Democracy in Action
The Compromise of 1820 that was crafted by Henry Clay
allowed Alabama and Texas to enter the Union as slave states, and Maine and California to enter as free states.
allowed Missouri to enter the Union as a slave state, Maine as a free state, and promised that slavery would be allowed in all states carved from Spanish territories.
failed to pass the senate, and was eventually killed by the Whigs.
allowed Missouri to enter the Union as a slave state, Maine as a free state, and divide the Louisiana Purchase at the 36-30 line as a demarcation between future free/slave states.
The Treaty of Guadelupe-Hidalgo was followed in 1853 by an additional purchase of land along the Gila River, which was known as
the Guadelupe-Hidalgo addendum.
the Gadsden Purchase.
the Gila River Purchase
Expansionism began to have real political consequences. It created friction with Great Britain over boundaries with Canada. The primary issue focused on
the Washington border
the Oregon border
the Ontario border
the Florida border
Zachary Taylor's plan for Cession included
admitting California as a slave state and New Mexico as a free state
admitting California as a free state and New Mexico as a slave state
admitting California and New Mexico as slave states
admitting California and New Mexico as free states
Henry Clay's compromise included eight resolutions that boiled down to
allowing the US Senate to decide all issues regarding slavery and slave trade north of the 36-30 line.
Congress admitting California as a free state, New Mexico and Deseret deciding for themselves the issue of slavery, and a updated fugitive slave law, and the idea that Congress had no authority to regulate the slave trade.
allowing Kansas and Nebraska territories to decide the issue of slavery themselves.
supporting and improving the ailing John C. Calhoun's Cession plan.
Under land grants issued by the Mexican government, a large American settlement in Texas was established by
Stephen F. Austin.
Antonio López de Santa Anna.
Legal dispossession of the Indians triggered:
the Black Hawk War in Illinois.
the transfer of the Cherokees.
the death of thousands of Indian lives.
All of the above
The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
was rejected by the U.S. Senate.
ceded Alta, California; New Mexico; and Texas north of the Nueces River to the United States, in addition to requiring Mexico to pay reparations of more than $50 million.
purchased more than one-third of Mexico's territory for $15 million.
prohibited slavery in all territories ceded by Mexico, including Texas.
The Wilmot Proviso of 1846
prohibited the extension of slavery into any western territory.
prohibited slavery in any part of the Oregon Territory acquired from Great Britain.
prohibited slavery in any territory acquired from Mexico.
permitted slavery to be established in any new state or territory where the voters wished to allow it.
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