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1.

The first people to open the West for settlement through discovering and blazing trails were

 

(A)

mountain men

 

(B)

Mormons

 

(C)

farmers

 

(D)

missionaries

  

2.

American settlement of Texas began with

 

(A)

Sam Houston's army

 

(B)

Stephen Austin's colony

 

(C)

the first Tejano settlements

 

(D)

Spanish empresarios

  

3.

For the ten years after Texas won its independence from Mexico, it was

 

(A)

the Lone Star State

 

(B)

a slave state

 

(C)

an independent republic

 

(D)

a free state

  

4.

One cause of the War with Mexico was

 

(A)

the Bear Flag Revolt

 

(B)

a dispute over borders

 

(C)

the capture of New Mexico

 

(D)

the Mexican Cession

  

5.

The most accurate statement below about the gold rush is

 

(A)

immigrant groups prospered

 

(B)

life in the camps was its own reward

 

(C)

most miners died

 

(D)

few miners got rich

  
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