Chapter 13 – Rise of Jacksonian Democracy/ Chapter 17: Manifest Destiny & Its Legacy 1841-1848
list some reasons why President Andrew Jackson was controversial
Identify: Indian Removal Act
Identify: Trail of Tears
Why did the Mexican Government allow Stephen Austin the right to settle in Texas? How many hopeful settlers accompanied Austin to Texas?
Stephen Austin and the other American settlers were allowed access to Mexican land in Texas under two conditions; list them
Who fought in the battle of the Alamo? Why?
Who was declared President of the Republic of Texas?
Define/identify: Manifest Destiny
What did President James K. Polk want to acquire more than anything?
What was the resolution to the Oregon Territory dispute with Britain?
“During the Spanish Mexican occupation, the southwestern boundary with Texas had been the _________________________. But the Expansive Texans, on rather far-fetched grounds, were claiming the more southerly _______________________instead” (381).
What was John Slidell instructed to do once he reached Mexico?
Why did President Polk order troops to march from the Nueces River to the Rio Grande?
Why was President Polk obsessed with the notion of war with Mexico?
What is the main cause of the Mexican American War?
What was agreed upon in the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo?
Identify : Wilmot Proviso
Chapter 19: Drifting Toward Disunion/Chapter20: Girding for War / Chapter 21: The Furnace of the Civil War