Mini quiz: Answer multiple choice questions.

Chapter 5, section 1 quiz

The acquistion of Louisiana and Florida temporarily satisfied the American urge for territorial expansion. During the late 1830s and 1840s, however, the idea was voiced that the United States had a mission to extend its great experiment in political democracy throughout the continent. For 5 bonus points, on a piece of paper, write down the phrase (or words) that means this type of expansionist movement across the continent. If you know it, just quietly write it down and put it in your colored folder. Do not say a thing - please. This is also a check to see who can read directions. The lands just beyond our borders in Oregon, Texas, and California beckoned as did interest in opening up trade with the Far East.

Read each question and choose the statement that best answers the question.

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