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2 The American Expansion Episode of… For A U.S. History Class Near You!!

3 AMERICAN INDIANS LOUISIANAMEXICAN WAR POLITICSPOTPOURRI

4 It was the name of the law requiring the removal of all American Indians living east of the Mississippi River. WHAT WAS THE INDIAN REMOVAL ACT?

5 He was the Shawnee chief who tried to unite the American Indians in his area to defend their land. WHO WAS TECUMSEH?

6 He was responsible for the development of the Cherokee alphabet. WHO IS SEQUOYA?

7 He refused to enforce the Supreme Court decision protecting the Cherokee land. WHO WAS ANDREW JACKSON?

8 The tribe led by Chief Joseph that relied upon the Appaloosa for transportation. WHO WERE THE NEZ PERCE?

9 He was the President of the United States who purchased the LA Territory. WHO WAS THOMAS JEFFERSON?

10 The country from which the United States purchased the territory. WHAT IS FRANCE?

11 The year the purchase of Louisiana was made. WHAT IS 1803?

12 He was the leader of France when the U.S. acquired the territory. WHO IS NAPOLEON?

13 The cost of the Louisiana Territory. WHAT IS $15 MILLION?

14 According to the United States, it was the border between Texas and Mexico. WHAT IS THE RIO GRANDE RIVER?

15 It officially ended the Mexican-American war. WHAT IS THE TREATY OF GUADALUPE HIDALGO?

16 He was the President of the United States who asked for a declaration of war against Mexico. WHO IS JAMES K. POLK?

17 The year the Mexican-American War started. WHAT IS 1846?

18 He was the President of Mexico when Texas gained its independence. WHO IS SANTA ANNA?

19 This act of Congress called for the building of the Transcontinental Railroad. WHAT IS THE PACIFIC RAILROAD ACT?

20 A way of interpreting the Constitution that allows the federal government to take only those actions the Constitution specifically says it can take. WHAT IS STRICT CONSTRUCTION?

21 It is the idea that the Supreme Court can declare an action of Congress to be unconstitutional. WHAT IS JUDICIAL REVIEW?

22 The name of the period when only white, Christian, land-owning males could vote. WHAT IS THE FEDERALIST PERIOD?

23 It was the capture of American sailors and forcing them into military service for England and was one of the causes of the War of WHAT IS IMPRESSMENT?

24 He wrote the Star Spangled Banner. WHO IS FRANCIS SCOTT KEY?

25 It’s a term used to describe the attitude the members of a nation have when they take care about their national identity. WHAT IS NATIONALISM?

26 It’s a term used to describe the people who went to California searching for gold. WHAT IS PROSPECTORS OR 49’ERS?

27 The election of this President demonstrated a peaceful transition of power between political parties. WHO IS JEFFERSON?

28 It was the obvious fate of the United States that it should overspread and control the whole of the continent. WHAT IS MANIFEST DESTINY?

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