crash course 9 - 1 By 1860 how many people had traveled the Oregon Trail 300,000 people 2 The United States and both claimed the area in the Pacific

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1. By 1860, how many people had traveled the Oregon Trail? 300,000 people 2. The United States and both claimed the area in the Pacific Northwest. 3. Who controlled the southwestern part of the future United States? California, colorado, nevada, New mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and utah. 4. When Texas initially petitioned to join the United States in 1837, why were they initially ignored? (What issue kept them from joining?) Texas was a slave state and by adding another slave state would disrupt the balance in the senate. Jackson and van buren ignored 5. When was Texas finally admitted into the United States? December 29, 1845 6. What future president criticized President James K. Polk’s desire for
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Unformatted text preview: expansion and the War with Mexico? Critics accused the president of manufacturing a war to seis california 7. What was Nativism? What political party supported this line of thought? Promoting interests against immigrants. 8. When was gold discovered in California? January 24, 1848-1855 9. Which member of Congress came up with the Compromise of 1850? Henry clay 10. What were the four parts of the Compromise of 1850?1. By 1860, how many people had traveled the Oregon Trail? Strengthen fugitive slave law, mexican questions of slavery, the abolishment of slaves, and federal assumption....
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