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Week 14 Review Quiz Results

Page history last edited by Cher McDonald 10 years, 1 month ago

How did you do?  Check yourself against the information below.

 

 

1. During Andrews Johnson's term in office his secretary of state lobbied for the purchase of additional land to make sure the U.S. retained majority control of the continent. Which state did this territory become?

         Alaska

 

 

2. Which current states were part of the Mexican Cession?

Either the whole or part of the state were in the boundaries.

         Texas

         New Mexico

         Arizona

         California

         Nevada

         Utah

         Colorado

         Oklahoma

         Nebraska

         Wyoming

         Idaho

The rest came from the Louisiana Purchase and the Annexation of Texas.

 

3. Which territory(s) were added as states by the Compromise of 1850?

         California- as a free state

 

 

4. The Lewis and Clark Expedition started (used the modern states) in what state and reached the coast in what state?

         It started in Missouri (St. Louis) and ended in Oregon (Astoria)

 

 

5. The Northwest Ordinance gave the framework for how a territory could become a state. It also gave full civil rights to the residents, abolished slavery, set up territorial governments, and abolished the old colonial/royal claims to western lands by the thirteen original states. The Northwest Ordinance stated it would "protect" Indian claims to land, but in reality it was in direct contravention to the Proclamation of 1763, by King George III, that had reserved this exact land for Indian use only. Which states below will become part of the U.S. because of this legislation passed under the Articles of Confederation?

 

         Pennsylvania

         Oregon

         Indiana

         Minnesota

         Washington

         Ohio

         Idaho

         Wisconsin

         Illinois

         Michigan

         Kentucky

 

6. The Unionist counties of this state objected to secession and formed their own state in 1863.

         West Virginia

 

 

7. Not all slave states chose to secede during the Civil War. Which five border states chose to stay in the Union?

 

         Maryland

         Delaware

         Virginia

         West Virginia

         Ohio

         Kentucky

         Tennessee

         Missouri

         Illinois

 

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