9.In the mid-1840s, the Oregon country in the Pacific Northwest A. remained the center of the French fur-trading empire.B. was primarily occupied by Great Britain.C. contained many more English settlers than Americans.D. was of little interest to the American government.E. included an Indian population that had been devastated by disease.
10.Before the early 1850s, Americans who traveled west on the overland trails were generally
11.Which of the following towns served as a major departure point for migrants traveling west on the overland trails?
12.Between 1840 and 1860, most migrants traveling west on the overland trails
13.The presidential election of 1844 A. was a contest between Henry Clay and Martin Van Buren.B. was a contest between two solidly pro-expansionists.C. was won by a Democrat.D. saw a northerner win the presidency.E. was primarily a referendum on the leadership of John Tyler.
14.In 1844, President James K. Polk supported the acquisition of
15.As president, James K. Polk