Quiz Me! - Events: Westward Expansion

Test your knowledge about events in the Westward Expansion era.

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Why was acquiring the territory at the end of the Oregon Trail important to the United States?

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

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What is the name of the area annexed to the United States in 1845 as the 28th state?

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Why was Spain willing to cede Florida to the United States, even after General Andrew Jackson invaded Spanish Florida while pursuing members of the Seminole tribe?

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Why was the Gadsden Purchase significant?

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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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Which of the following best describes the land acquired in the Louisiana Purchase?

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

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Which main group used the Mormon Trail and why?

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What is a significant effect of the California Gold Rush?

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