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The belief that the United States was destined to expand and own all territory across the country, and that this was God's desire. ???
93%
The long, forced journey of the Cherokee due to the Indian Removal Act???
63.2%
Who first created the term Manifest Destiny in an article he wrote with that name????
52.6%
President Jackson ordered the removal of Cherokee Indians from lands west of the Mississippi River; white settlers wanted to expand onto Native Land???
49.1%
Mexican leader fighting Texan forces in Texas' war for Independence???
43.9%
Single term president whose main goal was to take western territory. He was president during the Mexican American War.???
42.1%
fought to gain independence for Texas from Mexico and to make it a part of the United States; commander of the Texas army at the Battle of San Jacinto???
38.6%
Land gained by America after the Mexican War in the Treaty of Gudalupe Hidalgo???
36.8%
A famous empresario who now has a city named after him; Son of Moses Austin who worked with the Mexican government. ???
36.8%
U.S. General that was a military leader in the Mexican War and he was sent by President Polk to lead the American army against Mexico at Rio Grande, but defeated.???
35.1%
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Treaty that ended the Mexican War, granting the U.S. control of Texas, New Mexico, and California in exchange for $15 million???
22.8%
What did the Americans claim that this concept justified????
22.8%
Bill that would ban slavery in the territories acquired after the War with Mexico but failed. ???
21.1%
a small mission where a group of Texan and American soldiers were killed by the Mexican army; Battle where Santa Anna surrounds Texan forces???
21.1%
A U.S. General and he defeated Santa Anna in the Mexican War. ???
15.8%
The 1836 rebellion in which Texas gained its independence from Mexico. It later joined the United States.???
15.8%
When Texas is added and becomes a state in 1846. ???
14%
In 1849 the large migration of people to the west, specifically California, in search of gold???
14%
started in 1846, fought for 2 years over land, started with a border dispute in Texas???
12.3%
What term is used today to represent ideas similar to that of Manifest Destiny? The idea that America is superior.???
5.3%

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