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ID- Major Campaigns of the Mexican War (p 383) Summary 1- How is the map of the United States different than today? –No CA, NV, AZ, NM, UT, CO, and ½ of TX Summary 2- Describe the two shadings of Texas (What does green represent, what does the shaded lines represent? –Green is what Mex. Claims US owns in TX, shaded is claimed by both US and Mex. Summary 2b- What are the two rivers in Texas that mark the borders of the shading? –Rio Grande and Neuces River
OI- The Lone Star of Texas Shines Alone, The Belated Texas Nuptials 1) How did Mexico view the independent Republic of Texas? Mex. Refused to recognize TX and would go to war if US claims TX 2) Why was Britain interested in Texas? Cotton Trade 3) What happened to Texas in 1845? US annexes Tex (US claims Rio Grande as S. border of TX, Mex claims Neuces River southern border of TX.
ID- The Oregon Controversy (p 381) Summary 3- Identify the original latitudinal northern border of Oregon? (number) –54’40’ Summary 4- What latitudinal line became the final border between the US and Canada? –49’
OI- Oregon Fever Populates Oregon 4) What four countries at one point made a claim to Oregon? US, England, Russia, Spain 5) What is one reason the US could make a claim to own Oregon? Lewis and Clark expedition 6) What was the average rate of travel on the Oregon Trail? 1-2 miles an hour, 100 miles a week
ID- Westward the Course of Empire Takes Its Way Summary 5- What instrument/tool stands out in how the US will settle the west? GUN OI- A Mandate for Manifest Destiny, Misunderstandings with Mexico 7) What is Manifest Destiny? –US has a GOD given right to expand west and even take land from others to expand US
8) What area of Mexico did President Polk want to annex (take over)? Why –California, San Francisco and San Diego Harbors (gateway to trade w. Asia) 9) How did Polk and John Slidell originally try to annex that area? –Mexico was offered $25 for Mexico (Mexico refused to hear offer)
ID- Major Campaigns of the Mexican War Summary 6- What was the first city taken by US troops in Mexico? –Monterrey Summary 7- What happened in Ca. on June 14, 1846? –Bear Flag Revolt (Californian’s declared independence from Mex.) Summary 8- What was the furthest south US troops reached in Mexico? –Mexico City (Capital of Mexico captured by US troops) OI- American blood shed on American (?) Soil
10) Why did Mexican troops attack US troops on Apr. 25? (If you need help look at the map, think Nueces River and Rio Grande River) –US troops crossed the Neuces R. into disputed TX. territory 11) Why did Americans feel that Mexico started the war? –Mexico fired on US troops losing 16 soldiers 12) Why did Mexican feel the US started the war? –US troops were on Mexican soil and thus are invading Mexico 13) Why did Polk feel that war was needed with Mexico? –It was the only way the US could acquire CA.
OI- Fighting Mexico for Peace 14) What treaty ended the war with Mexico? –Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo 15) What did the US get out of the treaty? –CA,NV, AZ, NM, UT, CO. 16) What did Mexico get out of the treaty? –$15-18 million –*Mexican citizens living in former areas of Mex. No in US became Americans citizens with full protection of their natural rights
OI- Profit and Loss in Mexico 17) Including Texas, how much bigger did the US grow because of land acquired from Mexico? 1/3 larger 18) How did the Mex/Am war change relations with Latin America? –US was looked at as a bully 19) What was the “Wilmont Proviso”? Why did it not pass? –No slavery in areas acquired from Mexico (Did not pass in Senate b/c half of Senate from slave states) 20) How did the Mex/Am War set up the Civil War? (Read and think) –Officers in CW trained in Mex/Am War, expansion of slavery In areas acquired from Mexico heightened slavery debate, US military now strong (ready to fight)
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