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 All of the following contributed to the Mexican War except  America's refusal to negotiate over purchasing California.  Mexico's resentment over America's.

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2  All of the following contributed to the Mexican War except  America's refusal to negotiate over purchasing California.  Mexico's resentment over America's annexation of Texas.  America's belief in Manifest Destiny.  The long history of hostility between the two countries.

3  America's refusal to negotiate over purchasing California.

4  What dispute was the immediate cause of the Mexican War?  Annexation of Texas  Texas-Mexico border  purchase of California  cession of New Mexico

5  Texas-Mexico border

6  What military “campaign” required hard marching but little fighting?  New Mexico  California  northern Mexico  central Mexico

7  New Mexico

8  Which campaign was won by an American army of explorers, marines, and cavalry?  New Mexico  California  northern Mexico  central Mexico

9  California

10  Which state was the “Bear Flag Republic?”  California  New Mexico  Oregon  Texas

11  California

12  Why did Californians revolt against American troops during the Mexican War?  News of Santa Anna's return  arrival of John C. Fremont  harsh treatment by the American soldiers  America's declaration of war on Mexico

13  harsh treatment by the American soldiers

14  The ____________ military campaign was one of the most brilliant in American history.  New Mexico  California  northern Mexico  central Mexico

15  central Mexico

16  Which of the following events came last?  Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo  Annexation of Texas  Maine boundary settlement  Gadsden Purchase

17  Gadsden Purchase

18  A) John C. Fremont  B) Stephen Kearny  C) Winfield Scott  D) Zachary Taylor   ___ won in northern Mexico

19  D) Zachary Taylor

20  A) John C. Fremont  B) Stephen Kearny  C) Winfield Scott  D) Zachary Taylor   ___ captured New Mexico

21  B) Stephen Kearny

22  A) John C. Fremont  B) Stephen Kearny  C) Winfield Scott  D) Zachary Taylor   ___ explorer; Bear Flag Republic

23  A) John C. Fremont

24  B) Stephen Kearny  C) Winfield Scott  D) Zachary Taylor   ___ captured Mexico City

25  C) Winfield Scott

26  True/False   ___ The US paid Mexico millions of dollars for land won during the Mexican War.

27  True

28  True/False   ___ American opinion was united in support of the Mexican War

29  False

30  True/False   ___ Because of his harsh discipline, Zachary Taylor was called “Old Fuss and Feathers.”

31  False

32  A) Battle of Buena Vista  B) Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo  C) Vera Cruz   ___ narrow American victory in northern Mexico against overwhelming odds

33  A) Battle of Buena Vista

34  B) Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo  C) Vera Cruz   ___ capture of an important Mexican port

35  C) Vera Cruz

36  A) Battle of Buena Vista  B) Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo  C) Vera Cruz   ___ Mexican cession of New Mexico and California

37  B) Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

38  A) California campaign  B) New Mexico campaign  C) northern Mexico campaign  D) central Mexico campaign   ___ Buena Vista

39  C) northern Mexico campaign

40  A) California campaign  B) New Mexico campaign  C) northern Mexico campaign  D) central Mexico campaign   ___ Sante Fe

41  B) New Mexico campaign

42  A) California campaign  B) New Mexico campaign  C) northern Mexico campaign  D) central Mexico campaign   ___ John C. Fremont

43  A) California campaign

44  B) New Mexico campaign  C) northern Mexico campaign  D) central Mexico campaign   ___ Mexico City

45  D) central Mexico campaign


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