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Grade 4 The Frontier
Grade 4 The Frontier
Which of the following did President Jefferson tell Lewis and Clark to do?
  1. Lead an expedition west
  2. Lead an expedition North
  3. Learn about the French
  4. Learn about the Spanish
Grade 4 The Frontier
Grade 4 The Frontier
Even though Lewis and Clark never did find a western sea route to the Pacific Ocean, what did they prove?
  1. It was possible to travel north to south via the Mississippi River
  2. It was possible to cross the entire continent East to West through passes in the Rocky Mountains
  3. It was possible to travel the world to find spices
  4. It was possible to travel through the swamps of the North East and find Seminole indians
Grade 4 The Frontier
What happened at the battle of the Alamo, and who won?
  1. Texas was fighting to become part of Mexico, Texans won
  2. Texans were fighting for Texas to become its own independent nation, texans beat Santana's army
  3. Texas was fighting the Mexican Army for its own independence, Mexican army won
  4. Mexico was fighting the U.S. for control of Texas, The U.S. won the battle
Grade 4 The Frontier
Spanish explorers came to to Texas in the 1800s for three main reasons. They were
  1. grapes, corn, and peas
  2. escape, conquer, divide
  3. God, gold, glory
  4. fear, shame, regret
Grade 4 The Frontier
Which person helped Lewis and Clark on their Journey?
  1. John Wesley Powell
  2. Margaret Murie
  3. Sacagawea
  4. Cesar Chavez
Grade 4 The Frontier
Why was travel on the Oregon trail difficult?
  1. disease, injury, and good weather
  2. disease, bad weather, and traffic
  3. disease, traffic, and tolls
  4. disease, injury, and bad weather
Grade 4 The Frontier
Why were some Americans against annexing Texas?
  1. Many in the U.S. feared it would cause war with Mexico
  2. Many in the U.S. feared manifest destiny
  3. many knew it would cause the British to heavily tax the colonies
  4. Many thought Mexicans were from Mars
Grade 4 The Frontier
The land Mexico gave up after the war in the treaty of Guadalupe was known as what?
  1. The Mexican siesta
  2. The Mexican Fiesta
  3. The Mexican Cession
  4. The Mmexican Recession
Grade 4 The Frontier
What did the Oregon Trail allow settlers to do?
  1. Cross the Mississippi River faster than ever
  2. Cross the Rocky Mountains and travel from Missouri to Oregon by wagon
  3. Cross the Brooklyn Bridge
  4. Fly to the LA airport in California
Grade 4 The Frontier
Who lived in California before the gold rush?
  1. Hopi Indians
  2. Seminole Indians
  3. Plains Indians
  4. Kwakiutl Indians
Grade 4 The Frontier
What was the result of the fighting at San Jacinto?
  1. Santana decided to invade the U.S. and take Texas back
  2. Santana was killed and Texas was taken by the U.S.
  3. Santana was captured, and refused to give Texas its independence
  4. Santana was captured and agreed to give Texas its independence
Grade 4 The Frontier
Why did some people in the United States support annexing Texas?
  1. Many in the U.S. feared it would cause war with Mexico
  2. Many believed and supported the idea of manifest destiny
  3. To gather info on Indian cultures, water routes to the pacific, and English army positions
  4. Mexico was fighting the U.S. for control of Texas, The U.S. won the battle
Grade 4 The Frontier
The land Mexico gave up after the war in the treaty of Guadalupe was known as the
  1. Seward's Folly
  2. Gadsden Purchase
  3. Mexican Cession
  4. Mexican Recession
Grade 4 The Frontier
Grade 4 The Frontier
Texans decided to declare independence from Mexico during
  1. the Convention of 1836
  2. the Fredonia Rebellion
  3. the Battle of San Jacinto
  4. the Texas Revolution
Grade 4 The Frontier
What agreement gave New Mexico, Arizona, California, and parts of Colorado, Nevada, and Utah to the United States?
  1. Mexican Cession
  2. Texas Declaration of Independence
  3. Manifest Destiny
  4. Texas Constitution of 1845
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