The assignment contains 36 questions about the causes and effects of the Mexican-American War. Students will use the Smithsonian's virtual museum website to answer the questions. I have included an answer key. Please message me if you have any questions.
The document can be uploaded to your personal website or Google Drive; however, please make sure it is password protected.
James K. Polk
President Polk's Expansion
Violence at the Rio Grande River
Opposition to the War (Abraham Lincoln)
John L. O'Sullivan
Reason Southerners Supported the Mexican War
Junior Officers in the Mexican War (Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant)
Meaning of the Mexican Flag
Defeating the Mexican Army
Plan to Capture Mexico
Treaty of Guadeloupe-Hidalgo
Negative Effects of the Mexican Cession
Difficulties of Integration (Mexican culture and Catholicism)
White Settlement Accelerates to California (Discovery of Gold)