Westward Expansion & Manifest Destiny (5)

Choose the correct word for each question.

He headed a diplomatic mission to Mexico in hopes of averting war in 1846.
The demand of western expansionists that Britain yield all of the Oregon territory to the United States.
This Mormon leader headed a mass migration of people across the Great Plains and settled in Utah along the Great Salt Lake.
This treaty ended the Mexican War and confirmed America's title to Texas.
This editor of the New York Tribune said: Go West, young man, Go West!
This proposal prohibited slavery in all the territories obtained from Mexico and forced Congress to confront the slavery issue in succeeding administrations.
The belief in the political, religious, and cultural superiority of American civilization, giving Americans an inherent right to the continent and "true title" to its lands.
He led American settlers in California to revolt against the Mexican authorities there. He later became a presidential candidate in 1856.
This treaty defined the boundaries between Lake Superior and Canada and Maine and Canada.
The founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
He helped end the Tokugawa Shogunate's 250-year policy of Japanese isolation from Western traders.
A memorandum drawn up by American ministers in Europe urging the United States to acquire Cuba.

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