United States History

Between 1830 and 1850, the United States gained land that would become all the following present-day states EXCEPT:

(A) California
(B) North Dakota
(C) Washington
(D) Oregon
(E) Texas
  1. Correct Answer: B


    The United States gained Oregon and Washington in an 1846 agreement with Britain, Texas became a state in 1846, and California was part of the Mexican Cession of 1848. The Dakota Territory continued to belong, at least in name, to the Native Americans of the Plains.

Test ID: 1586
Source: SAT Practice Test