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  1. 1. loyalty to one's own region or section of the country, rather than to the country as a whole
  2. 4. played a major role in formulating the three landmark sectional compromises of his day
  3. 5. armed slave revolt in Southern states by taking over a United States arsenal
  4. 6. legislation that provided for the admission of Maine
  5. 8. 12th president of the United States
  6. 12. series of violent civil confrontations in the United States between 1854 and 1861
  7. 14. politician who served as the 14th vice president of the United States and as a Confederate general during the Civil War
  8. 17. unsuccessful 1846 proposal in the United States Congress to ban slavery
  9. 18. 19th quadrennial presidential election
  10. 21. a group of states or nations united into one political body
  11. 22. armed conflict between the United States and Mexico from 1846 to 1848
  12. 24. widely held belief in the 19th-century United States that its settlers were destined to expand across North America
  13. 25. The river serves as part of the natural border between the U.S. state of Texas and the Mexican states
  14. 28. package of five separate bills passed by the United States Congress in September 1850
  15. 29. The Republic of Texas declared independence from the Republic of Mexico
  16. 30. Supreme Court ruled that no black could claim U.S. citizenship or petition a court
  17. 31. principle that the authority of a state and its government are created and sustained by the consent of its people
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  1. 2. a year later with the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, signed on February 2nd,1848
  2. 3. This agreement set the boundary between the United States and Canada at the 49th parallel west of the Rocky Mountains
  3. 7. A battle cry in the Texans' struggle for independence from Mexico
  4. 9. administrative action and concept in international law relating to the forcible acquisition of one state's territory by another state
  5. 10. Limits and Settlement between the United States of America and the Mexican Republic
  6. 11. organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from August 14, 1848
  7. 13. a state of the US in which slavery was illegal.
  8. 15. Before the Civil War there were 19 free states and 15 slave states
  9. 16. organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from July 4, 1805, until June 4, 1812
  10. 19. popular slogan that led Polk to victory against all odds
  11. 20. organic act that created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska
  12. 23. 11th president
  13. 26. any of the southern states of the US in which slavery was legal before the Civil War.
  14. 27. group of soldiers who fight on horses