1. The idea of manifest destiny led to all of the following except

1. war with Mexico.
2. the annexation of Texas.
3.increased sectional conflict over slavery
4. the decline of the Democratic party

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2. The main obstacle to the annexation of Texas was the

1. danger of war with Mexico.
2.federal government's desire to settle the Oregon dispute first.
3. threat of intervention by Great Britain.
4. unwillingness of anti-slavery leaders to admit a new slave state.

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3. War with Britain over the control of Oregon was avoided by

1. French intervention.
2. Britain's surrender of its claim to the territory.
3. Polk's desire for peace at all costs.
4. a compromise.

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4. Unlike the Missouri Compromise, the Kansas-Nebraska Act

1. provided for the admission of Kansas as a slave state.
2.provided for the admission of Kansas and Nebraska as free states.
3. said nothing about slavery.
4. allowed settlers to determine whether their territories would be
slave or free.

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5. United States interest in overseas expansion in the late 19th century was based mainly on the desire to

1. achieve greater cultural diversity.
2. attain new sources of raw materials and new markets.
3. spread Christianity to Latin America and the Philippines.
4. acquire new lands to ease population pressures at home.

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