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1. Why did Texans such as Sam Houston support joining the United States?
A. Texas had a hard time attracting settlers to its open lands.
B. Texas had economic troubles that joining the United States could help solve.
C. Texas and Mexico were at war, so Texas needed military help.
D. Texas believed the United States would annex it regardless of its own people's opinion.

2. How did the end of the U.S.-Mexican War affect Texas' population?
A. Many people moved to Texas because it was then annexed by the United States.
B. Many people moved to Texas because it was safer than it had been in the past.
C. Many people left Texas because its borders were uncertain.
D. Many people left Texas because it had been the site of dangerous fighting.

3. What was the status of Texas' borders after the U.S.-Mexican War compared to before the war?
A. All of the border disputes were resolved.
B. Some of the border disputes were resolved, but some remained.
C. None of the border disputes were truly resolved.
D. Only the border disputes with Mexico remained unresolved.

4. Why did U.S. President James Polk support the annexation of Texas?
A. He believed in expansion.
B. He hated Mexico.
C. He owned cattle.
D. His son lived in Texas.

My answers-
1. B or C
2. D
3. I don't have an answer yet
4. A

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  1. 1. B or C -- one of those
    2. D - no
    3. I don't have an answer yet
    4. A - yes

  2. 1. C
    2. A
    3. B
    These are my new answer choices.

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