Unit 5 Test Review - Ingersoll History Part 2 Question Preview (ID: 35577)


Westward Expansion.

Which of these describes the experiences of many Chinese immigrants in California?
a) They were subjected to prejudice and abuse
b) They had to return to China after a year
c) They were respected for their ancient culture
d) They were highly successful gold miners

Why did the Mormons move west to Utah?
a) To escape poverty and debt
b) To settle on land provided by the government
c) To convert American Indians to their religion
d) To settle where they could freely practice their beliefs

Which of these was a challenge for many people who traveled to the West?
a) Great Plains
b) Missouri River
c) Rocky Mountains
d) Pacific Ocean

What physical feature created the greatest hardship for settlers traveling on the Oregon and Mormon Trail?
a) The Rocky Mountains
b) Great Salt Lake
c) Great Plains
d) Columbia River

What was the final destination of the Mormons?
a) Independence
b) Salt Lake City
c) Oregon City
d) Nauvoo

What were the motives of Pioneer Women?
a) to find gold
b) to find husbands and make a better life
c) to take the free farm land
d) to practice their religion freely

What were the motives of the Mormons?
a) to practice their religion freely
b) to take the free farm land
c) to find gold
d) to find husbands and make a better life

What were the motives of the 49ers?
a) to find husbands and have a better life
b) to practice their religion freely
c) to find gold
d) to take the free farm land

What were the legacies of the mountain men?
a) maps and journals left behind
b) converting Indians to Christianity
c) more settlers moved west
d) California achieved statehood

What were the legacies of the 49ers?
a) converted Indians to Christianity
b) maps and journals left behind
c) Many people got rich
d) California achieved statehood

What were the hardships of the people who moved west?
a) There weren't enough farms for everyone
b) Many people died along the way
c) People disliked the weather
d) There were too many Indian attacks

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