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Chapter 13 Review
A term which describes a place where mountain men used to meet to exchange trade goods; a place where people meet
A term used to describe the “add on” of territory
A term which means to give up, especially as it applies to territory
To hang in the form of an execution
An attack in which enemy forces surround and try to capture a city or fort
A term describing a place where someone is safe from persecution
The first permanent American white settlers in Oregon were a. missionaries b. fur trappers c. Catholics
The Mormons moved to the western part of the United States because they were a. seeking better farmland. b. forced from their homes from flooding. c. attempting to escape persecution because of their beliefs.
Mountain men led settlers through mountain passes and later would become permanent settlers in Oregon. True or False?
These were rugged individualists who lived off the land in the Oregon Country. a. missionaries b. Mormons c. mountain men
True or False? Most 49’ers became wealthy from the gold they discovered in California.
What immediately happened after the Battle of San Jacinto? a. Santa Anna was executed. b. Texas became an independent nation. c. The Battle of the Alamo was fought.
b. Texas became an independent nation.
Texans wanted revenge against the troops of Santa Anna because of the massacre at a. the Alamo. b. Goliad. c. San Jacinto.
a. the Alamo.
Americans learned valuable lessons from the Mexicans including how to a. weave blankets and baskets. b. irrigate and mine using new techniques. c. travel across the desert with little water.
b. irrigate and mine using new techniques.
The biggest threat to people traveling by wagon train to the West was a. Indian attacks. b. winter storms. c. illness.
What was the incident which caused Congress to declare war on Mexico in 1846? a. The U. S. finally annexed Texas. b. Mexico invaded Florida. c. a border clash along the Rio Grande.
One of the problems faced by the new Lone Star Republic was the fact that a. the United States would not allow U. S. citizens to settle there. b. the U. S. claimed the land belonged to them. c. Mexico refused to recognize its independence.
The U. S. and Britain settled their dispute over Oregon by a. the U. S. purchasing Oregon from Britain. b. Britain giving up its claim to all of the Oregon Country. c. an agreement to divide the land.
Settlers were inspired to move to Oregon and the Far West in the 1820s because of the promise of a. more job opportunities. b. fertile land. c. established forts to protect settlers.
b. fertile land.
Mexico became fearful of losing Texas in the 1830s to a. Spain. b. the United States. c. the Native Americans.
b. the United States.
The siege at the Alamo is significant because Texan forces resisted Mexican forces for how many days? a. 6 b. 12 c. 21
Santa Anna was defeated at the Battle of a. Goliad. b. San Jacinto. c. the Alamo.
b. San Jacinto.
Which of the following was acquired by the U. S. as a result of the Mexican War? a. Texas b. Oregon c. New Mexico
True or False? The religious and social beliefs of the Mormons were very similar to the general population living around them?
Texas was admitted to the U. S. by a. a joint resolution accepting the annexation treaty. b. war with Texas. c. the offer to purchase Texas for 15 million dollars.
a. a joint resolution accepting the annexation treaty.
The Lone Star Republic had many problems including financial difficulties. Most citizens believed these could be resolved by a. electing a new President. b. electing new representatives to the Texas Congress. c. joining the U. S.
What was the cause of the conflict between American settlers in Texas and the Mexican government? a. The taxes were too high. b. The Mexican government prohibited settlers from growing cotton. c. Most of the settlers felt little or no loyalty to the Mexican government.
Why did Americans support the idea of Manifest Destiny? a. They believed it offered new economic growth. b. They believed it would resolve the Indian problem. c. They believed it would resolve overcrowded cities in the East.
a. They believed it offered new economic growth.
True or False? Wagon trains often faced attacks by angry mountain men who felt threatened by their presence.
Missionaries to the West helped to a. build western cities. b. bring economic growth to the area. c. create interest in the new lands.
Which of the following was a Mexican law adopted by Americans in the Southwest? a. Women were allowed to vote in local elections. b. Landowners could cut off water supplies from their neighbors. c. Husbands and wives could own property jointly.
The Santa Fe Trail went from Missouri to a. Texas. b. Arkansas. c. New Mexico.
The first Americans to travel the Santa Fe Trail were a. fur trappers. b. missionaries. c. Missouri merchants.
The pioneer who led Americans across the Santa Fe Trail was a. Joseph Smith b. Jedediah Smith c. William Becknell
Why did California develop such a diverse population? a. Gold seekers came from all over the world. b. It offered rewards to people of different nationalities to settle there. c. The laws encouraged immigration from foreign countries.
a. Gold seekers came from all over the world.
True or False? Indians were often mistreated in California under both Spanish and Mexican rule.