Quiz Me! - Events: Westward Expansion

Test your knowledge about events in the Westward Expansion era.

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Which is the best title for the historical event described above?

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How did the Mormon Trail affect Manifest Destiny and westward expansion?

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What was a major reason for the Gadsden Purchase?

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Which statement best describes why the annexation of Texas created conflict in the United States?

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What claim did President Polk use to justify the Mexican-American War?

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Which main group used the Mormon Trail and why?

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What effect did the Lewis and Clark Expedition have on the nation?

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What made Manifest Destiny and westward expansion possible?

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In addition to Great Britain, Spain and the United States, which nation originally claimed the Oregon Territory?

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Why was the Gadsden Purchase significant?

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