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Unit5GRQsPart2

Chapter14:ManifestDestiny

Lesson1TheOregonCountry(Pages398402)
1. Fournations(Spain,GreatBritain,Russia,andtheU.S.)claimedtheareaof
landknownastheOregonCountryintheearly1800s.Whatactionsdidthe
U.S.governmenttaketoremovetheother3nationsfromthisland?

2. WhateconomicfactorscontributedtothesettlementoftheOregonCountry?

3. Explainwhatismeantbythephrasemanifestdestiny.

4. HowdidtheissueovertheOregonCountryaffecttheelectionof1844?

5. HowwastheissueovertheOregonCountryfinallysettled?

Lesson2StatehoodforFloridaandTexas(Pages403407)
1. WhydidplantersfromVirginia,Georgia,andtheCarolinasresettlein
Florida?

2. WhatfactorexplainedFloridassixyearwaittohaveitsrequestfor
statehoodapproved?

3. WhydidtensionsdevelopbetweenMexicoandAmericansettlersinTexas?
Howdidthesetensionsleadtoviolentconflict?

4. HowdidthebattleattheAlamohelpthecauseofTexasindependence?

5. HowdidtheissueofslaveryaffecttheannexationofTexas?Howdidthis
changewhenJamesK.Polkbecamepresident?

Lesson3WarWithMexico(Pages410414)
1. WhydidtheU.S.becomeinterestedinannexingtheNewMexicoand
Californiaterritories?

2. WhatwasthedisputeovertheTexasMexicoborder?

3. HowdidPolkforceMexicotogotowar?

4. WhatwastheBearFlagRepublic?WhatactiondidtheU.S.taketoclaimitas
partoftheU.S.?

5. WhatwerethetermsoftheTreatyofGuadalupeHidalgo?

Lesson4CaliforniaandUtah(Pages415419)
1. HowdidtheGoldRushaffectCaliforniaspopulation?


2. WhydidmerchantsearnsuchlargeprofitsduringtheGoldRush?

3. HowdidtheGoldRushleadtotheexpansionofcities?

4. HowdidtheissueofslaverycauseproblemswhenCaliforniatriedjoiningthe
U.S.in1850?

5. Howdidthereligiousrevivalsofthe1830sand1840sleadtothe
establishmentofMormoncommunitiesinUtah?