Manifest Destiny Test

Manifest Destiny Test


99 Putnam St.

Lodi, NJ 07644

US History I

Mr. Tuttle


6.1A Grade 12 CPI 03.A, Assess the influence of Manifest Destiny on foreign policy during different time periods in American history.

6.1A Grade 12 CPI 03.B, Determine the extent to which Americas foreign policy (i.e., Tripoli pirates, the Louisiana Purchase, the War of 1812, the Monroe Doctrine, the War with Mexico, and Native American removal) was influenced by perceived national interest.

6.1A Grade 12 CPI 03.C, Assess the role of geopolitics in the development of American foreign relations during this period.

6.1A Grade 12 CPI 04.A, Analyze the ways in which prevailing attitudes, socioeconomic factors, and government actions (i.e., the Fugitive Slave Act and Dred Scott Decision) in the North and South (i.e., Secession) led to the Civil War.

6.1A Grade 12 CPI 04.C, Evaluate how political and military leadership affected the outcome of the Civil War.

6.1B Grade 12 CPI 01.A, Relate regional geographic variations (e.g., climate, soil conditions, and other natural resources) to economic development in the New World.

6.1B Grade 12 CPI 02.A, Analyze how the United States has attempted to account for regional differences while also striving to create an American identity.

6.1B Grade 12 CPI 03.A, Assess the impact of Western settlement on the expansion of United States political boundaries.

6.1B Grade 12 CPI 05.A, Explain how the Homestead Act, the availability of land and natural resources, and the development of transcontinental railroads and waterways promoted the growth of a nationwide economy and the movement of populations.

6.1C Grade 12 CPI 03.B, Relate the wealth of natural resources to the economic development of the United States and to the quality of life of individuals.

6.1D Grade 12 CPI 03.C, Assess how states' rights (i.e., Nullification) and sectional interests influenced party politics and shaped national policies (i.e., the Missouri Compromise and the Compromise of 1850).

6.1D Grade 12 CPI 03.D, Analyze the role education played in improving economic opportunities and in the development of responsible citizens.

6.1D Grade 12 CPI 06.A, Assess the impact of technological innovation and immigration on the development of agriculture, industry, and urban culture during the late 19th century in New Jersey (i.e., Paterson Silk Strike 1913) and the United States.

  1. This Man was elected Vice President and quickly became the 10th President of the United States when President

Harrison died.

  1. Zachary Taylor
  2. James Polk
  3. John Tyler
  4. Stephen Tyler
  5. George Washington

2. The 11th U.S. President, he led the country during the War with Mexico and sought to expand the United States

  1. James Polk
  2. Ulysses Grant
  3. Abraham Lincoln
  4. John Tyler
  5. John Adams

3. Polk’s campaign slogan for the 1844 election it became the battle cry for possible war with Great Britain

  1. Don’t give up the ship
  2. 54-40 or fight
  3. We Polked you in 44, We’ll Pierce you in 52!
  4. Happy Days are Here Again
  5. Jefferson’s Party: Still Great!

4. General that was a military leader in Mexican-American War and 12th president of the United States.

  1. Zachary Taylor
  2. Abraham Lincoln
  3. Thomas Jefferson
  4. John Tyler
  5. James Madison
  1. United States general who was a hero of the War of 1812 and who defeated Santa Anna in the Mexican War . He made the first Amphibious landing by a US General.
  1. Winfield Scott D. Franklin Pierce
  2. George McClellan. E. John Fremont
  3. James Monroe
  1. The Spanish word for a land agent whose job it was to bring in new settlers to an area
  1. Temprano
  2. Empresario
  3. Tejano
  4. Hombre de Negocio
  5. QAdams
  1. After 1825, the United States shared its claim to Oregon with
  1. Spain
  2. France
  3. Russia
  4. Great Britain
  5. Andrew Jackson
  1. Mexico issued land grants along the Brazos and Colorado Rivers to this man
  1. John Fremont
  2. Stephen Austin
  3. Davie Crocket
  4. Jim Bowie
  5. Martin Van Buren
  1. This man attracted settlers to California by saying he found gold at his mill
  1. John Fremont
  2. William Crawford
  3. John Sutter
  4. James Kearny
  5. William Harrison

10. General of the Mexican Army and President of Mexico His leg was taken as a war prize and is now in a mid-west museum.

  1. Hector Miguel Herrera
  2. José Joaquín de Herrera
  3. George Lopez de Los Angeles
  4. Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna
  5. John Tyler
  1. What do you callsomeone who settles lawfully on government land with the intent to acquire title to it
  1. Secessionist
  2. Squatter
  3. Over-Lander.
  4. Interloper
  5. Polk
  1. Irish-American inventor that developed the mechanical reaper.
  1. Cyrus McCormack
  2. John O Sullivan
  3. Phillip Sheridan
  4. Sam Houston
  5. Zachary Taylor
  1. After Texas was Annexed by the US, The United States claimed the southern boarder of Texas was
  1. The Rio Grande
  2. The Nueces River
  3. The Colorado River
  4. The Pecos River
  5. The Witchita River

14. After Texas was Annexed by the US , The Mexican Government claimed their border with Texas was

  1. The Rio Grande
  2. The Nueces River
  3. The Colorado River
  4. The Pecos River
  5. The Witchita River
  1. At the end of the War with Mexico, President Polk and the new Mexican government for Mexico acknowledge the Rio Grand as the boundary of Texas. In return, the US promised to assume any financial claims its new citizens had against Mexico and to pay the Mexicans $15 million. This was..
  1. The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
  2. The Treaty of Ghent
  3. The Treaty of Paris
  4. The Treaty of Versailles
  5. The Treaty of Dallas


  1. John Lewis O’Sullivan
  2. John Deere
  3. Sam Houston
  4. Ulysses Grant
  5. Robert E. Lee

16_____American Blacksmith that invented the Steel Plow

17 _____First President of the Republic of Texas

18_____Journalist that used the phrase “Manifest Destiny”

19_____ Captain in the War with Mexico who later Led Confederate forces in the Civil War

20. ___ Served in Mexico, Led the Union Army in the Civil War and Became the 18th President of the US.

Extra Credit 5 pts.

On a separate paper, list EVERY President we have studied in US History I.

(HINT- there are 12. the first letter of their last names is below)