or...
Reset Password Free Sign Up


incorrect cards (0)
correct cards (0)
remaining cards (0)
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the Correct box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the Incorrect box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

Correct box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards



Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

U.S. Territories

QuestionAnswer
The original states of the United States 13 original colonies, 1776
How were the 13 original colonies obtained? American Revolution and Treaty of Paris 1783
land located between the 13 original colonies and the Mississippi river Addition of 1783
Who had posession of the 13 colonies before the US? Britain
How did the United States obtain the Addition of 1783? American Revolution and Treaty of Paris 1783
Who had posession of the Adiition of 1783 before the US? Britain
Land that stretches from Louisiana to Montana Louisiana Purchase, 1803
How was the Louisiana Purchase obtained? Purchased it for $15 million
Who had posession of the Lousiana Purchase before the US? France
A treaty with England established the United State's Northern border at the 49th parallel Red River Cession, 1818
What treaty established the United state's Northern border? Rush-Bagot Treaty
A treaty with spain that gave the United States southeastern lands. U.S. gave up it's land claims to Texas Florida Cession, 1819
How did the United States obtain the Florida Cession? Adams- Onis Treaty and purchased it for $5 million
Who had posession of the Florida Cession before the US? Spain
Nine years after Texas gained independence the United States accepted it as a state Texas Annexation, 1845
How did the US obtain the Texas Annexation? Annexed by Congress
Who had posession of the Texas Annexation before the US? Mexico and Texas
Northwest United States including the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming Oregon Country, 1846
How did the US obtain the Oregon Country? Treaty with Britain
Who had posession fo the Oregon Country before the US? the United States and Britain
Southwest United States including California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Wyoming, and Montana Mexian Cession, 1848
How did the US obtain the Mexican Cession? Treaty of Guadalupe Hildago and purchased it for $15 million
Who had possesion of the Mexican Cession before the US? Mexico
Southern portion of the states of Arizona and New Mexico Gadsden Purchase, 1853
How did the US obtain the Gadsden Prchase? purchased it for $10 million
Who had possession of the Gadsden Purchase before the US? Mexico
Why did the US buy the Gadsden Purchase? To build a railroad stragiht across the south
land located northwest of Canada Alaska Purchase, 1867
How did the US obtain the Alaska Purchase? purchased it for $7.2 million
Who had posession of the Alaska Purchase before the US? Russia
Why did the US buy the Alaska Purchase? as a military base
islands located in the Pacific Ocean Hawaii Annexation, 1898
Why did the US annex Hawaii? for farmland, production of sugarcane
Created by: kayleenamimoto on 2012-02-28



Copyright ©2001-2014  StudyStack LLC   All rights reserved.