multiple choice

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please use the choices below; if used, they will only be used once each:

a. San Patricio Brigade b. John Riley c. Whigs d. Mormon Battalion e. John O’Sullivan f. Gadsden Purchase ______

1. They arose in opposition to the policies and administration of Andrew Jackson ______

2. Completed Manifest Destiny for the US ______

3. During the Mexican – Am. War, they were a diverse ethnic group that were seen as heroes to the Mexican people and as traitors by US forces because they switched sides during the war ______

4. Irishman who led a diverse group of immigrants, slaves, & former US servicemen during the Mexican-Am. War _____

_5. Led by Jean-Baptiste Charbonneau, they mapped the southwest US during the Mexican-American War _____

_6. When was the Mexican – American War fought?

a. 1836 -1846 b. 1846 – 1848 c. 1850 – 1859 d. 1860 – 1861 e. 1865 – 1876 f. 1876 – 1878

_7. The dispute between the US and Mexico, PRIOR to war breaking out, centered on disagreement over what issue?

a. whether to admit Texas into US or not b. disagreement over southern boundary of Texas c. whether to allow slavery in Texas or not d. whether to pay Mexico for Texas or not _____

_8. What was the immediate cause of the Mexican – American War?

a. US forces launched a surprise attack Mexico City so they could annex Texas

b. Mexican forces fired on US troops as they patrolled along the Nueces River

c. US forces, under Winfield Scott, conducted the first amphibious landing in US history

d. US military personnel took it as an opportunity to gain experience & learn real world military tactics/strategy ______

9. What was the significance of the Vera Cruz landings?

a. US forces launched a surprise attack Mexico City so they could annex Texas

b. Mexican forces fired on US troops as they patrolled along the Nueces River

c. US forces, under Winfield Scott, conducted the first amphibious landing in US history

d. US military personnel took it as an opportunity to gain experience & learn real world military tactics/strategy

10. How was the war with Mexico considered the “laboratory of the Civil War”?

a. US forces launched a surprise attack Mexico City so they could annex Texas

b. Mexican forces fired on US troops as they patrolled along the Nueces River

c. US forces, under Winfield Scott, conducted the first amphibious landing in US history

d. US military personnel took it as an opportunity to gain experience & learn real world military tactics/strategy ______

11. What city, then the capital of New Mexico, was taken during the War with Mexico without really firing a shot?

a. Monterrey b. Santa Fe c. Buena Vista d. Mexico City e. Resaca De La Palma f. Churubusco


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