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What distinguished William Henry Harrison's presidency?

It was the
shortest on record
What prompted fiercely loyal Whigs to denounce their leader,
President John Tyler, as "His Accidency"? His veto of bills to establish a
national bank.
Tyler was considered by contemporaries as a "Democrat in Whig
clothing" for all the following reasons EXCEPT that he: Favored federal
funding of internal improvements like roads and canals.
In the 1830s, America's relationship with Britain was marked by all
of the following EXCEPT: Tension over tariffs.
The U.S.-British tension over the Maine-Canada boundary that
nearly sparked a war was finally settled in 1842 by: Adjusting the
Canadian border so that the United States gained an additional 6,500 square
miles.
Which of the following did NOT influence the decision to annex
Texas, the Lone Star Republic, to the United States in 1845? Whig
campaigning in the 1844 election on the promise of annexing Texas
Manifest Destiny is best described as: The notion that America was
ordained by God to spread its democratic institutions beyond its existing
borders.
How was the question of the Oregon boundary finally resolved
between the United States and Britain? Britain peacefully settled for
the proposed line of 49
All of the following fanned the flames that led to the U.S. war with
Mexico EXCEPT: Britain's offer to purchase California from Mexico.
What was Polk's real goal once the battle with Mexico began? To end
the fighting once he had captured California.
The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, which ended the U.S. war with
Mexico, included all of the following terms EXCEPT that it: Required
the United States to pay $25 million for its land acquisitions, primarily
California.
Who were the Californios? The descendants of Spanish and Mexican
conquerors who once ruled the region.
From a domestic standpoint, which of these was NOT a product of
the war with Mexico? A significant loss of life and a weakening of the U.S.
Army
Symbolically important, the 1846 Wilmot Proviso states that: slavery

should never be established in the territories acquired from Mexico.