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Homework Help: Social Studies--Check My Answers Please--

Posted by Mindy on Friday, February 28, 2014 at 6:59pm.

#1. Who was the African American who called the war with Mexico "disgraceful" and "cruel"?
a) Santa Ana
b) Frederick Douglass ******
c) Davy Crockett
d) Sam Huston

#2. When Mexico won its independence in 1821, it inherited the New Mexico province from Spain. New Mexico included all of the following EXCEPT _____?

a) Present-day New Mexico
b) Arizona, Nevada, and Utah
c) parts of Colorado and Wyoming
d) Oregon and Washington state***********

#3. What did President James K. Polk use as grounds for declaring war against Mexico?
a) Annexation of Texas********
b) declaration of the border
c) Mexican soldiers’ attack on Zachary Taylor’s forces
d) nonpayment of debts


#4. What was the third part of James K. Polk's war plan?
a) to capture Mexico City********
b) to seize California
c) to drive Mexicans out of borderlands
d) Oregon and Washington state

#5. What city did Americans capture without firing a shot?
a) Santa Fe*******
b) Monterrey
c) Sonoma
d) San Francisco

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