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Manifest Destiny and Settling the West Chapter 16 Social Studies Test
New Words Select the term or terms that matches the clue using key terms from the chapter.
New Words 1. The belief that it was natural and the “obvious fate” of the United States to expand and take over territories west of the Mississippi River A. territories B. Manifest Destiny C. Louisiana Purchase D. annex
New Words 2. Large regions of the land that were added to the United States A. territories B. Manifest Destiny C. Louisiana Purchase D. annex
New Words 3. to add territory to a country A. territories B. Manifest Destiny C. Louisiana Purchase D. annex
Just the Facts Part 1 For each statement, choose the territory being described.
Just the Facts 4. The United States invaded and defeated Mexico, gaining this territory in the peace treaty that ended the war between the two countries. A. Gadsden Purchase B. Louisiana Territory C. Mexican Cession D. Florida
Just the Facts 5. The U.S. Army invaded this territory, and later the U.S. government acquired it by paying off $5 million of claims against Spain. A. Mexican Cession B. Florida C. Texas D. Gadsden Purchase
Just the Facts 6. Several years after gaining its independence from Mexico, this area was admitted to the United States. A. Mexican Cession B. Gadsden Purchase C. Florida D. Texas
Just the Facts 7. The United States paid $12 million to France to acquire this territory. A. Louisiana Territory B. Gadsden Purchase C. Oregon Country D. Texas
Just the Facts 8. The United States and Britain agreed on a boundary that divided this territory and gave the southern part of it to the United States. A. Texas B. Louisiana Territory C. Oregon Country D. Mexican Cession
Just the Facts 9. The United States and Mexico agreed on the sale of this small piece of territory. A. Florida B. Gadsden Purchase C. Mexican Cession D. Texas
Just the Facts Part 2 Choose the best answer.
Just the Facts 10. Manifest Destiny was the belief that A. it was right for the United States to expand to the Pacific Ocean. B. native peoples in the United States should be treated with respect. C. the United States should respect the land claims of other countries. D. all U.S. citizens should have the right to vote.
Just the Facts 11. Which is a reason the United States wanted to expand westward? A. to have closer connections with Europe B. to give people more room to farm, work, or build homes C. to protect the natural environment D. to learn about Native American cultures
Just the Facts Which was not an effect that Manifest Destiny had on native peoples? A. Many Native Americans were pushed off their homelands and forced onto reservations. B. Many Mexicans had their land taken by American settlers. C. Some people remained in the acquired territories and shared their culture with American settlers. D. All of these statements accurately describe effects Manifest Destiny had on native peoples.