ch 12 us history

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ch 12 us history
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  1. how much $ were texans claiming against the mexican military?
    3 million
  2. in late 1845 which president sent reps to mx city to try to buy cali? how much did they offer
    • pres. polk
    • 25 mill
  3. in jan. 1846 who did pres. polk sent ____ w/ ___ many troops to march from ____ river to the _____ river to check for mex. soldiers on texas soil.
    • general zachary taylor
    • 4k
    • nueces
    • rio grande
  4. after finding no mex. soldiers in late may 1846 ____ told his cabient he was asking for a ______ of ______ based on the $____ _____ in damages. later that same evening mx. soldiers ____ w/ ____'s troops in texas. ______ voted to goto war.
    • Polk
    • declartion of war
    • 3 mill
    • clashed
    • general taylor
    • congress
  5. the war w/ mexico lasted...
    summer 1846 to febuary 1848
  6. battles and their leaders:
    _____ - battle of santa fe
    zach taylor - ________
    ______ - mexico city
    john fremont - _____ aka _____
    • stephen kearny
    • north mexico
    • winfred scott
    • california independence "bear flag rebellion"
  7. peace w/ mexico, treaty of _______
    US paid ___ for ____ of ___ ____
    • gaudalupe hidalgo
    • $15 mill
    • cession
    • northern mexico
  8. mexico war results in:
    • 1/3 increas in US size
    • combat expeirence prior to civil war
    • increased respect for military
  9. what technology increased immigration from germany and ireland?
    steamship b/c trip lasted 10 to 12 days
  10. mid 1840s the _____ ____ in ireland led to ___ of population starving.
    • potato famine
    • 1/4
  11. which immigrants had more money and where did they move?
    • germans
    • to westward farms
  12. what were 4 major issues of the crisis of 1850?
    • 1 territory gained in war w/ mex slave or free?
    • 2 cali petitioned congress to enter as free
    • 3 texas claimed santa fe
    • 4 DC had largest slave market in n. america
  13. 5 provisions of the compromise of 1850
    • 1 tx wouldnt claim santa fe, but given 10 mil to pay debt to mexico
    • 2 new mexico nevada utah and arizona would not mention slavery. it would be decided by locals when applying for statehood
    • 3 no DC slave trade
    • 4 cali admitted as free state
    • 5 fugitive slave act passed
  14. what did they fugitive slave law say?
    • deny trail by jury to runaway slaves
    • deny of fleeing slaves right to testify
    • imprisonment for ppl helping runaway slaves
  15. reaction to fugitive slave laws..
    • passed personal liberty laws
    • 'if u present urself as free then theres no reason to beleive otherwise'

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