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1

mexico gained independence in _________

1821

2

in the election of 1796, who was president?

John Adams

3

in the election of 1796 who was Vice President?

Thomas Jefferson

4

in the election of 1800 who tied for the Presidency?

Jefferson and Burr

5

Who was president in 1816

Monroe

6

Who was elected president in 1808

Madison

7

In the Election of 1824 who won the election?

John Quincy Adams

8

Who won in the 1828 election?

Jackson

9

Who was elected president in 1836

Martin Van Buren

10

Who was elected president in 1840?

Harrison

11

who became president after Harrison?

Tyler

12

Who became president after the election of 1844?

Polk

13

What did the Mexican government encouraged?

American settlement in Texas

14

Who influenced Americans to settle in Texas

Stephen F. Austin

15

Mexicans outnumbered Americans in Texas.

False

16

Americans in Texas were not slaveowners.

False

17

Who was the “Napoleon of the West” ?

General Santa Anna

18

What was the Alamo?

Old Catholic mission

19

what Americans died at the Alamo?

Davey Crockett and Jim Bowie

20

The Alamo was a ______ victory.

Mexican

21

Texas soon declared _________.

independence

22

Who was the president of Texas?

Sam Houston

23

______ attacked Santa Anna.

Houston

24

Santa Anna was not captured and forced to sign a treaty granting Texas’ independence.

False

25

How many battles were there in the Texas Revolution?

Three

26

What did Texas want to be apart of?

The United States

27

What were the issues?

Expansion of slavery and border disputes

28

Texas was not an independent country.

False

29

The Republic of _________ 1835-1845

Texas

30

How many years was Texas a country?

10

31

What were the major battles of the Texas Revolution?

  1. San Jacinto
  2. Gelid Massacre
  3. Alamo
32

Who came up with the phrase “Manifest Destiny” ?

John O’Sullivan

33

What territory was disputed?

oregon

34

Who was "young hickory”?

James Polk

35

Who was the Whig candidate?

Henry Clay

36

What was Polk’s slogan ?

fifty-four forty or fight!

37

What was Polk’s major campaign issue?

Oregon

38

Who agreed to split the Oregon Territory at the 49th parallel ?

Great Britain

39

Polk did not support Texas being admitted to the US.

False

40

Polk sent troops into the disputed territory.

True

41

How long did the Mexican War last?

2 years

42

Americans did not fight all the way to Mexico City.

False

43

The war trains young officers such as _________ __ ___ ___ ________ __ ______.

Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant

44

The Mexican war was the most fully reported war at the time because of the telegraph.

True

45

What ended the Mexican war?

Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo

46

What is called when Mexico gave up entire northern half of the country?

Mexico Session

47

Nine days before the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo what happened?

Gold was discovered from California