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In which state did many Asian immigrants settle in the U.S.?
a) California
b) New Mexico
c) Nevada
d) Oregon

Where did most acquisitions of territory occur during Manifest Destiny?
a) North of the Mississippi River
b) South of the Mississippi River
c) West of the Mississippi River
d) Eastof the Mississippi River

What present-day state was not part of the Louisiana Purchase?
a) Arizona
b) Kansas
c) Nebraska
d) Oklahoma

Besides establishing territories, what other procedure did the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 provide for?
a) Establishing governments
b) Making boundaries
c) Protecting citizens
d) Creating states

What justification did the U.S. government use for Manifest Destiny?
a) Searching for new lands
b) Gold
c) Spreading Democracy
d) Spreading Christianity

Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of Manifest Destiny?
a) Area
b) Annexation
c) Migration
d) Territory

In what treaty did the U.S. get much of the southwestern part of the nation, including Arizona and California?
a) Treaty of Paris
b) Adams-Onis Treaty
c) Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
d) Treaty of Versaille

With what country did the U.S. deal to acquire the Gadsen Purchase?
a) Great Britain
b) Spain
c) France
d) Mexico

Which of the following was NOT a major trail used by pioneers moving west?
a) The Santa Fe Trail
b) The Appalachian Trail
c) The Mormon Trail
d) The Oregon Trail

What was the last major territorial acquisition in the contiguous U.S.?
a) The Gadsen Purchase
b) The Oregon Country
c) The Mexican Cession
d) The Louisiana Purchase

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