Presentations text content in Ch. 11 Part 1 The American expansionists’ slogan “54, 40 or Fight!” referred to the…?
The American expansionists’ slogan “54, 40 or Fight!” referred to the…?
Line to which they wanted the northern territory to extend.
54 - 40Slide3
Father Hidalgo y Costilla’s
rebellion in 1810 inspired …..?
the Mexican independence movement.Slide4
What description fits the group of people known as “forty-niners”?
gold-seekers from America and abroad who migrated to California.Slide5
Who are the agents who brought settlers to Texas…..?
What helped push the American fur trade to move westward in the early 1800s?
Fur companies wiped out the beaver population in the East in their effort to meet European demand for the popular “high hat.”
(It’s a buck toothed thing, you wouldn’t understand)Slide7
What role did the transcontinental railroad play in California’s development?
It gave Cali’s economy the means to grow by connecting the state to the rest of the country.Slide8
Which challenges did Mexican Americans face when American settlers poured into the Southwest after the Mexican war?
Mexican land laws differed from the U.S. land laws, which led to much confusion.Slide9
Mormons moved from New York to the West in the early 1830s in order to…?
seek out religious freedom.Slide10
Women generally made money in mining communities by…?
What happened during the Bear Flag Revolt?
A small group of Americans seized the town of Sonoma and declared California’s independence.Slide12
Who were the
colonists living in CaliforniaSlide13
After the death of Joseph Smith he became the new head of the Mormon church and moved the group to Utah.
How did the slavery issue get tied up with the doctrine of manifest destiny in the 1840s and ’50s?
Americans did not know if the institution of slavery would be allowed in the new territories.
Which practice caused Mormons to be persecuted in the 1850s?
marriage to more than one wife.Slide16
The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo helped increase the size of the U.S. by…?Slide17
When American settlers poured into the Southwest after the Mexican war what challenges did they face?
Mexican land laws differed from the U.S. land laws, which led to much confusion.Slide18
The idea that America would expand to the Pacific Ocean and spread democracy, is called….
How did the Gadsden Purchase benefit the United States?
It secured a southern route for a transcontinental railroad on American soil.Slide20
What happened to California’s population as a result of the Gold Rush?
Immigrants and Americans flocked to California to “get rich quick” and stayed to build a stable frontier society.Slide21Slide22