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Acquiring the Territories (8a)

Author: Gehle Beth
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Content:
Quiz:
1. Which territory was added after it became an independent republic?
A) Mexico
B) Texas
C) California
D) Florida

2. What was the only territory acquired by fighting a war with another nation?
A) California and the Southwest
B) Louisiana
C) Oregon
D) Texas

3. Which territory doubled the size of the United States?
A) Texas
B) California and the Southwest
C) Louisiana
D) Oregon

4. Meriwether Lewis and William Clark explored the Louisiana Purchase from the ___________ River to the Pacific Ocean.
A) Missouri
B) Mississippi
C) Colorado
D) Rio Grande

5. The Oregon Territory was divided by the United States and which other nation?
A) Britain
B) Canada
C) Spain
D) Russia

6. Texas was a(n) _________ for ten years before being annexed by the United States.
A) independent republic
B) direct democracy
C) Spanish colony
D) French territory

7. The addition of which territory made the Gold Rush of 1849 a possibility?
A) Texas
B) Louisiana
C) California
D) Oregon

8. Which territory is mainly made up of the region known as the Great Plains?
A) Oregon
B) Texas
C) Louisiana
D) California and the Southwest

9. In which territory was the homeland of the Kwakiutl found?
A) California and the Southwest
B) Oregon
C) Lousiana
D) Texas

10. In which territory was the homeland of the Pueblo found?
A) Florida
B) Texas
C) California and the Southwest
D) Louisiana

11. The Coastal Plain region is found in which three territories?
A) Florida, Louisiana, Oregon
B) Texas, California, Oregon
C) Louisiana, Florida, California
D) Florida, Louisiana, Texas

12. Which territory contains the Columbia River?
A) Louisiana
B) Florida
C) California and the Southwest
D) Oregon

13. The Mississippi River is the eastern boundary of which territory?
A) Oregon
B) California and the Southwest
C) Louisiana
D) Texas

14. Which river forms a boundary between Texas and Mexico?
A) Colorado River
B) Rio Grande
C) Mississippi River
D) Columbia River

15. Which president is responsible for the Louisiana Purchase?
A) James Madison
B) Thomas Jefferson
C) James Monroe
D) Meriwether Lewis

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