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  1. Who wanted to impose a new naturalization process?
    The American Republican Party
  2. Who was known as a dictator in Texas?
    Santa Anna
  3. _______ was used to persuade Americans to settle in Texas.
    The Mexican Colonization Law
  4. The Gold Rush of 1848 negatively impacted what group?
    Native Americans
  5. What is the term referring to the process of becoming an American citizen?
    naturalization
  6. _______ was regarded as the founder of the Mexican War for Independence.
    Miguel Hidalgo
  7. What was the Oregon Treaty based on?
    boundary disputes
  8. What was a significant effect of the annexation of Texas?
    war with Mexico
  9. This means "to place under control of the government instead of the Church."
    secularize
  10. _______ led to discontent within various churches throughout the United States.
    Slavery
  11. Which of the following was built to show a presence within California?
    missions
  12. Where did immigrants coming to the United States in the 1800s gravitate towards settling?
    boston
  13. _______ was a Franciscan missionary who devoted himself to converting and educating the native americans
    Father Junipero serra
  14. In 1836, the Republic of Texas voted in favor of
    annexation
  15. What caused a surge of Irish immigration to the United States in 1848?
    potato famine
  16. Where was the first mission located?
    San Diego
  17. Which of the following was considered an effect of the California Gold Rush?
    boomtowns
  18. Immigration to the United States in the 1800s led to
    discrimination
  19. _______ was discovered in California in 1848
    Gold
  20. _______ officially became part of the United States in 1845
    Texas
  21. Which of the following temporarily resolved the boundary issue between Great Britain and the United States?
    Convention of 1818 (The Convention of 1818 temporarily resolved the boundary issue between Great Britain and the United States.)
  22. He was elected as President of Mexico in 1833.
    Santa Anna
  23. Who spent time living among the Cherokee tribe and worked under President Andrew Jackson constructing treaties with the Native Americans?
    Sam Houston
  24. _______ stated "Remember the Alamo."
    The Texas soldiers
  25. _______ prospered because of the attention given by the Spanish.
    New Mexico
  26. Who served as military governor of Mexico City?
    General Winfield Scott
  27. Who launched the Bear Flag Revolt?
    William B. Ide
  28. _______ provided incentive for settlers to live in Texas.
    The Mexican Colonization Law
  29. Which of the following is a term that refers to American fur traders during the 1800s?
    mountain men
  30. Which of the following refers to the belief that the United States would inevitably expand westward to the Pacific Coast?
    manifest destiny
  31. Who was a lawyer who commanded the Republic of Texas forces at the Battle of the Alamo?
    William Travis
  32. The _______ officially granted Mexico independence from Spain in 1821.
    Treaty of Cordoba
  33. Where was the site of the final battle in the war for Texas's independence?
    San Jacinto, Texas
  34. He was elected as the first President of Texas.
    Sam Houston
  35. After fighting for independence, what did Texas want?
  36. _______ was a Mexican Army officer that tried to attain independence for Mexico.
    Augustine Iturbide
  37. Who was given permission to settle a colony in Texas?
    Stephen Austin
  38. Which of the following groups was from New York but felt ostracized by their neighbors because of their religious beliefs?
    Mormons (The Mormons were from New York but felt ostracized by their neighbors because of their religious beliefs.)
  39. Describe how the term "manifest destiny" related to expansion within the United States during the 1800s.
    During the 1800s, Americans felt it was their responsibility to spread democracy and patriotism. They believed that such ideals were inevitable and that because of their beliefs their empire would expand.
  40. Explain how the Gold Rush helped in the growth and development of California.
    The Gold Rush of 1848 caused a surge not only in the economy of the territory but in the population as well.
  41. Describe how the annexation of Texas only added to the debate regarding slavery.
    The annexation of Texas only added to the debate regarding slavery because it shifted the balance between the number of free states and the number of slave states.
  42. Explain why immigrants to the United States during the 1800s felt discriminated against
    Immigrants to the United States during the 1800s felt discriminated against because of their religious, cultural, and social differences.

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