chapter 7/8 sorta good from last test

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What did nineteenth-century American expansionists mean by the term Manifest Destiny?
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The citizens of the United States had a God-given right to conquer the land to the Pacific Ocean
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By the 1830s, which of the following was the dominant Indian tribe on the central and northern Plains?
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Lakota
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How did Oregon fever affect national politics in the United States in 1844?
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The possibility of expansion into Texas became a major issue in the presidential election
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Which of the following was the critical issue facing political parties in the late 1840s?
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Expansion of slavery
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The 1845 annexation of Texas provoked
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The Mexican war
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James K. Polk’s declaration that American blood had been shed “upon American soil” was his call for
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War with Mexico
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What did the Wilmot Proviso, introduced in Congress in 1846, propose to do?
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Prohibit slavery in any territory the US acquired from Mexico
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Which of the following statements describes the 1848 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo?
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The treaty purchased more than 1/3 of Mexico territory for a mere 15 million
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Why did radical abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison criticize the free-soil movement bitterly in the late 1840s?
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He founded its emphasis on freehold farming resist and insufficiently radicle
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Which of the following policies was implemented as part of the Compromise of 1850?
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Passage of a new fugitive slave act
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Popular sovereignty solved which of the following issues temporarily?
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slavery
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What happened in Christiana, Pennsylvania, in 1851?
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a group of African Americans and white abolitionists skirmish with a Maryland posse intent on capturing four fugitive slaves hidden in the town.
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Which of the following statements describes the historical significance of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s 1852 novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin?
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The northern states responded to the 1850 Fugitive Slave Act by sponsoring
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personal-liberty laws.
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During the 1850s, proslavery American expansionists attempted to acquire which of the following regions?
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cuba
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The 1854 Kansas-Nebraska Act led to which of the following outcomes?
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The Missouri Compromise of 1820 was repealed.
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The 1857 Dred Scott decision had which of the following consequences?
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The decision persuaded many Republicans that the Supreme Court and President Buchanan were part of the “slave power” conspiracy.
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The creation of the Republican Party, the Pottawatomie massacre, and the negation of the Missouri Compromise were all consequences of the
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Kansas-Nebraska Act.
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In an 1858 senate campaign speech, Abraham Lincoln
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Which of the following individuals expressed public support for John Brown’s attempt to ignite a slave rebellion in Virginia in 1859?
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Henry David Thoreau.

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