1. The Sioux Indians suffered less from European diseases than did other tribes because:

    B) their nomadic lives made them less susceptible to epidemics.
  2. The doctrine of Manifest Destiny:

    A) was used to justify U.S. expansion westward in the 1840s.
  3. All of the following contributed to the growing discontent and eventual revolt of the American settlers in Texas EXCEPT:

    A) the government's refusal to provide land for settlers.
  4. Plains Indians responded to the increasing numbers of emigrants on the Overland Trail by:

    A) demanding compensation from both the government and the emigrants.
  5. Texas was finally annexed:

    D) by joint resolution after the election of 1844.
  6. Under President James K. Polk, the United States:

    B) reached a compromise with the British over the Oregon Territory.
  7. The Mexican War began when:

    B) American and Mexican troops clashed in the disputed territory.
  8. The Wilmot Proviso:

    C) was an attempt to prohibit slavery from any territory acquired from Mexico.
  9. Brigham Young led his followers west in 1847:

    D) to escape persecution and interference with the church.
  10. John C. Calhoun argued that:

    D) slavery was legal in all the territories.
  11. The Compromise of 1850 included all these provisions EXCEPT:

    B) the Wilmot Proviso.
  12. In the early 1850s:

    D) Americans generally supported the Compromise of 1850
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