Westward Expansion - Westward Expansion 1 Policies based on...

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Westward Expansion 1. Policies based on the idea of Manifest Destiny led to all of the following EXCEPT: a. War with Mexico. b. Increased sectional conflict over slavery. c. The annexation of Texas. d. The decline of the Democratic Party. 2. In Congress, most of the criticism of the Mexican War came from the: a. Democrats. b. Federalists. c. Republicans. d. Populists. e. Whigs. 3. The California Gold Rush resulted in all of the following developments EXCEPT the: a. influx of over 200,000 people into the region. b. Forcing of thousands of Indians to serve as indentured laborers. c. Kidnapping of thousands of Chinese to serve as workers. d. Pressuring of the federal government to create an effective government for the area. 4. President Zachary Taylor favored the: a. Exclusion of slavery from all the lands acquired from Mexico. b. Swift admission of new states from the Mexican Cession, with the issue of slavery decided by the local inhabitants. c. Gradual admission of new states from the Mexican Cession, after giving southerners a chance to move into the area. d. Creation of only slave states in all the lands acquired from Mexico. 5. The application for California statehood caused turmoil in Congress because: a. It would upset the balance between the slave and Free states in the Senate. b. It would disturb the balance in the House between those who favored slavery and those who opposed it. c.
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