HIST test 5 - Chapter13 1 TheWebsterAshburtonTreatyof1842

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Chapter 13 1 The Webster-Ashburton Treaty of 1842 ended the dispute over the Maine-Canada border was negotiated by Secretary of State Daniel Webster gave the U.S. over half the disputed territory >All of the answers are correct. 2 Most U.S. citizens arrived in the 1820's Texas as a result of being indentured servants being criminals officially exiled from the U.S. >impresarios encouraging them to settle with land purchases an invitation directly from the Spanish government All of the answers are correct. 3 Problems between U.S. citizens in Texas and the Mexican government included all EXCEPT the issue of slavery Protestant versus Roman Catholic religious beliefs political rights of citizens >marriage laws Mexican tariffs on U.S. goods sent into Mexico 4 The Texas Revolution included all of the following EXCEPT a Mexican victory at the Alamo a Mexican victory at Goliad a Texan victory at San Jacinto >a Texan capture of Mexico City 5 The "Hero of San Jacinto" was Andrew Jackson >Sam Houston Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna Robert E. Lee Winfield Scott
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6 In 1836 when Texas attempted to enter the U.S. >President Jackson blocked the attempt due to domestic politics in the presidential election of 1836. The U.S. formally annexed Texas immediately. Texas became a colony of Britain. Texas became a colony of France. All of the answers are correct. 7 The Mormon Trek to Utah was caused by >a history of persecution in the eastern U.S. a desire to become part of Mexico a desire to set up an earthly kingdom away from the British All of the answers are correct. 8 President Tyler did all the following EXCEPT wanted to annex Texas to the U.S. couldn't get a formal treaty of annexation for Texas so he used a joint resolution to accomplish his goal >wanted more free states so he objected to annexing Texas 9 In the election of 1844 The expected Democratic nominee lost the nomination to a dark horse named James K. Polk. Henry Clay was nominated by the Whigs. The Liberty Party candidate James Birney took votes from the Whigs so Polk won. >All of the answers are correct. 10 The winner of the election of 1844 was John Tyler when the two main candidates deadlocked >James K. Polk when the Liberty Party took votes from Henry Clay Henry Clay when the Liberty Party took votes from James K. Polk James Birney when Henry Clay took votes from James K. Polk None of these explanations is correct.
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11 Manifest Destiny said God was on the side of American expansionism. American expansionism expanded freedom.
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This note was uploaded on 08/17/2011 for the course HIST 1301 taught by Professor Lauderback during the Spring '09 term at Austin Community College.

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HIST test 5 - Chapter13 1 TheWebsterAshburtonTreatyof1842

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