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Servidio SS Chap 12

Servidio Review for Chapter 12 MC/CR Test

QuestionAnswer
Define explorers. Someone who travels to a distant land in search of adventure
Identify three explorers. Meriwether Lewis, William Clark and Sacajawea
Identify three Native American groups that moved west. Cherokee, Creek, Chickasaw
Where in the west did the Native Americans move to? West of the Mississippi River
Who were the mountain men? A group of fur trappers and fur traders
Who created the first American Fur Company? John Jacob Astor
Where in the west did the mountain men move to? Oregon Country
Who were the Missionaries? A group of people who wanted to convert the Native Americans to Christianity
Where in the west did the missionaries move to? West of the Mississippi River
Name two missionary workers. Marcus and Narissa Whitman
Who were the Mormons? A group of religious people who moved west for religious freedom
Name the two leaders of the Mormons. Joseph Smith and Brigham Young
Why did the Mormons move west? To escape religious persecution for their beliefs
What were two of the Mormons beliefs that people in the east questioned? Mormons can have more than one wife and they did not believe in war
Where in the west did the Mormons move to? Salt Lake City, Utah
Who were the forty-niners? Gold Miners
Why did the forty-niners move west? To strike gold
Where in the west did the forty-niners move to? California
Identify the first gold mining owner. John Sutter
Who led the people to Texas? Moses and Stephen Austin
Why did people move to Texas? To develop the land and control Native American attacks
Who was the leader of the Lone Star Republic? Sam Houston
Who was the leader of the Mexican army? Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna
Define siege. To completely surround
Define annex. To add onto
Define Manifest Destiny. The desire to move west
Why did people move to Oregon Country? For fur trapping
Why did people move to Texas? To develop the land and control Native American attacks
What areas were included in the Mexican Cession? California and New Mexico
How much did the United States pay Mexico for the Mexican Cession? $15 million dollars
What areas were included in the Gadsden Purchase? Strip of land in Arizona and New Mexico
How much did the United States pay Mexico for the Gadsden Purchase? $10 million dollars
How did the United States acquire the Louisiana Purchase? The United States bought it from France for $15 million dollars
How did the United States acquire Florida? The United States purchased it from Spain for $5 million dollars
Describe the battle at the Alamo? The Mexicans siege the mission and forced the Texans to surrender
Describe the cause of annexing the Lone Star Republic? Sam Houston told the United States that the Lone Star Republic would be allies with Britain
Describe the result of annexing the Lone Star Republic? The Mexican American War begins
Describe the causes of the Mexican War? The United States and Mexico argue over land and borders
Describe the results of the Mexican War? The United States wins, the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo is signed, Mexican Cession, Gadsden Purchase and Manifest Destiny is complete
Idenify two problems of the Lone Star Republic? They were bankrupt and Mexico wanted their land back.
Created by: Suzanne Servidio