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  1. The Sioux Indians suffered less from European diseases than did other tribes because:

    A)they had a natural resistance to the diseases.
    B)their nomadic lives made them less susceptible to epidemics.
    C)they used native plants to limit the extent of epidemics.
    D)they were never exposed to European diseases.
    B)their nomadic lives made them less susceptible to epidemics.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. The doctrine of Manifest Destiny:

    A)developed in the 1820s as a popular response to the Monroe Doctrine.
    B)developed as a southern and western reaction to the Panic of 1837.
    C)was used to recruit Americans to migrate to Texas to protect slavery and U.S. interests.
    D)was used to justify U.S. expansion westward in the 1840s.
    D)was used to justify U.S. expansion westward in the 1840s.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. All of the following contributed to the growing discontent and eventual revolt of the American settlers in Texas EXCEPT:

    A)a ban on slavery.
    B)a ban on Protestant churches.
    C)the central government's refusal to provide an adequate political participation for settlers.
    D)the government's refusal to provide land for settlers.
    D)the government's refusal to provide land for settlers.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. Plains Indians responded to the increasing numbers of emigrants on the Overland Trail by:

    A)demanding compensation from both the government and the emigrants.
    B)refusing to trade with the emigrants.
    C)attacking the wagon trains.
    D)migrating away from the main corridor of travel.
    A)demanding compensation from both the government and the emigrants.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. Texas was finally annexed:

    A)by joint resolution after Polk became president.
    B)by treaty with Texas when John Tyler first forced the issue.
    C)by joint resolution after the election of 1844.
    D)by treaty with Mexico at the end of the Mexican War.
    C)by joint resolution after the election of 1844.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. Under President James K. Polk, the United States:

    A)went to war with England to gain the Oregon Territory.
    B)delayed dealing with the British over the Oregon question until the war with Mexico was over.
    C)purchased the Oregon Territory from Great Britain.
    D)reached a compromise with the British over the Oregon Territory.
    D)reached a compromise with the British over the Oregon Territory.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. The Mexican War began when:

    A)American and Mexican troops clashed in the disputed territory.
    B)the United States annexed Texas.
    C)the Bear Flag revolt broke out in California.
    D)Taylor crossed the Nueces River and occupied Mexico City.
    A)American and Mexican troops clashed in the disputed territory.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. The Wilmot Proviso:

    A)stipulated Mexicans in the ceded territories would have rights of American citizenship.
    B)voted supplies for American troops but opposed acquiring any territory.
    C)was an attempt to prohibit slavery from any territory acquired from Mexico.
    D)condemned Polk for starting the Mexican war.
    C)was an attempt to prohibit slavery from any territory acquired from Mexico.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. Brigham Young led his followers west in 1847:

    A)as the result of a split with other church leaders.
    B)in order to fulfill biblical prophecy.
    C)to escape persecution and interference with the church.
    D)because government officials had ordered him to be arrested.
    C)to escape persecution and interference with the church.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. John C. Calhoun argued that:

    A)popular sovereignty should decide slavery's status in the territories.
    B)slavery could never exist in the territory acquired from Mexico.
    C)slavery was legal in all the territories.
    D)slavery should be prohibited from all the territories.
    C)slavery was legal in all the territories.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. The Compromise of 1850 included all these provisions EXCEPT:

    A)establishment of a Texas-New Mexico boundary.
    B)a new fugitive slave law.
    C)the Wilmot Proviso.
    D)organization of the Utah and New Mexico territories.
    C)the Wilmot Proviso.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. In the early 1850s:

    A)most Northerners rejected the Compromise, but most Southerners supported it.
    B)most Southerners rejected the Compromise of 1850.
    C)the Whig and Democratic parties both repudiated the Compromise in the 1852 election.
    D)Americans generally supported the Compromise of 1850
    D)Americans generally supported the Compromise of 1850
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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