US History Games - Manifest Destiny - North Carolina Social Studies 8: Question Preview (ID: 19679)

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During the early 1800s, the United States placed few restrictions on immigration because
a) the Constitution did not allow restrictions
b) labor unions welcomed the new workers
c) southern landowners needed additional workers
d) the industrial economy was creating new jobs

Before the Civil War, the principle of popular sovereignty was proposed as a means of
a) allowing states to secede from the Union
b) permitting voters to nullify federal laws
c) deciding the legalization of slavery in a new state
d) overturning unpopular decisions of the Supreme Court

Which geographic advantage did the United States gain by purchasing the Louisiana Territory from France in 1803?
a) warm-water ports on the Atlantic coast
b) rich fishing areas in the Great Lakes
c) full control of the Mississippi River
d) vast coal reserves in the region west of Pennsylvania

As the United States acquired more land between 1803 and 1850, controversy over these territories focused on the
a) need for schools and colleges
b) failure to conserve natural resources
c) expansion of slavery
d) construction of transcontinental railroads

The Seneca Falls Convention of 1848 was mainly concerned with
a) ending slavery in all the states
b) reducing consumption of alcoholic beverages
c) improving treatment of the mentally ill
d) expanding women’s rights

I._________________________ A. Nullification crisis B. Kansas-Nebraska Act C. Dred Scott v. Sanford D. Election of Lincoln (1860) - Which heading best completes the partial outline?
a) Foreign Policies of the United States
b) Government Policies Toward Native American Indians
c) Consequences of Manifest Destiny
d) Causes of Sectional Conflict

In 1862, the Homestead Act and the Pacific Railway Act were passed primarily to
a) achieve Northern victory in the Civil War
b) develop the Midwest and western parts of the country
c) improve the lives of freed slaves
d) expand overseas markets to Asia and Europe

The Louisiana Purchase initially presented a dilemma for President Thomas Jefferson because he believed it would
a) lead to war with Great Britain
b) bankrupt the new nation
c) force Native American Indians off their lands
d) violate his strict constructionist view of the Constitution

The rapid westward migration caused by the discovery of gold in California led directly to
a) the start of the Civil War
b) the adoption of the Compromise of 1850
c) increased trade through the Panama Canal
d) control of the United States Senate by the slave states

Manifest Destiny was used to justify an American desire to
a) limit the number of immigrants entering the country
b) control the area located east of the Appalachian Mountains
c) expand the United States to the Pacific Ocean
d) warn European countries against colonizing Latin America

In the 1850s, the phrase “Bleeding Kansas” was used to describe clashes between
a) proslavery and antislavery groups
b) Spanish landowners and new American settlers
c) Chinese and Irish railroad workers
d) Native American Indians and white settlers

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