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Which of the following motivated President Polk to favor admitting Texas into the Union?
a) His belief in Manifest Destiny
b) His goal of peace with foreign powers
c) His anger with the government of Mexico
d) His desire to limit the expansion of slavery

German immigrates relocated to what part of Texas
a) North
b) South
c) West
d) Central

What area of land did that United States gain through the Treaty of Guadalupe Hildago
a) The Land Grant of 1890
b) Louisiana Purchase
c) Mexican Cession
d) Gadsdan Purchas

How did the Compromise of 1850 affect Texas?
a) Many U.S. southerners moved to Texas.
b) New borders were established for Texas.
c) Texas was admitted to the United States union.
d) The practice of enslaving people was expanded.

Revolution : the Republic of Texas :: ___________ : State of Texas
a) Slavery
b) Immigration
c) Annexation
d) Debts

Which areas of Texas were home to a majority of the state’s slaveholders?
a) South and East Texas
b) East and West Texas
c) North and West Texas
d) South and West Texas

As a result of the U.S.-Mexican War, the southern boundary of Texas was —
a) designated as the Rio Grande
b) disputed for many more years
c) established at the Nueces River
d) marked with the building of a fence

What was the outcome of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo?
a) Texas gained independence from Mexico.
b) Americans agreed to admit Texas into the union.
c) The United States and Mexico ended their conflict.
d) Peace was established with American Indian tribes.

I. Shots fired by both sides north of Rio Grande II. The United States declares war on Mexico III. General Zachary Taylor defeats Santa Anna IV. Thousands of Texans volunteer to serve during the war Which sequence is the correct chronologica
a) I, II, III, IV
b) I, II, IV, III
c) II, I, III, IV
d) II, I, IV, III

Why did many Texans favor annexation to the United States?
a) Texas could be divided into five states.
b) Texas debts from the republic would be paid.
c) Texas would be a territory rather than a state.
d) Texas would keep 21 million acres of public land.

Which of the following was the primary reason that the United States did not want to annex Texas in 1837?
a) The United States had laws forbidding any slavery state to be admitted.
b) Annexation would raise problems with slaveholders in the United States.
c) Annexation would likely start a war between the United States and Mexico.
d) The United States did not recognize the independence of the Texas Republic.

Which of the following statements is an example of a political effect of the Mexican War?
a) Texas women helped the war effort by joining the troops as cooks.
b) Not all United States citizens were pleased with the results of the Mexican War.
c) The two nations signed the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848, agreeing that the Rio Grande as the southern border of Texas.
d) The Texas Rangers won fame for their bravery and skill during the war

Which democratic principle of the Texas Constitution reflects the will of the people?
a) Federalism
b) Popular sovereignty
c) Checks and balances
d) Separation of powers

Which of the following events occurred during the era of Early Statehood in Texas History?
a) A Industrial growth
b) Population expansion
c) Outbreak of a civil war
d) Preparation for world war

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