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Utah Territory: Quiz


Question 1:
What type of government does Utah Territory have?
Organized incorporated territory
Cree Territory
Inuit territory

Question 2: The creation of the territory was part of the ________ that sought to preserve the balance of power between slave and free states.
Compromise of 1850Mexican CessionAmerican Civil WarTexas

Question 3: The territory was organized by an organic act of Congress in ________, on the same day that the State of California was admitted to the Union.
January 11March 31February 121850

Question 4: The creation of the Utah Territory was partially the result of the petition sent by the Mormon pioneers who had settled in the valley of the Great Salt Lake starting in ________.
185018481847March 4

Question 5: In 1861 a large portion of the eastern area of the territory was reorganized as part of the newly created ________.
Larimer County, ColoradoColorado TerritoryDenverJefferson Territory

Question 6: The arrival of the railroad, simultaneously from California and the east in ________, was not regarded as especially beneficial by the Mormons who governed the territory.

Question 7:
  • Territories of ________ that encompassed land that would later become part of the Territory of Utah:

Question 8: The Territory of Utah was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from September 9, 1850, until January 4, 1896, when the final extent of the territory was admitted to the Union as the ________.
WyomingNew JerseyUtahColorado

Question 9: The Mormon settlers had drafted a state constitution in ________ and Deseret had become the de facto government in the Great Basin by the time of the creation of the Utah Territory.
1849May 15March 4January 1

Question 10: In ________, partly as a result of this, the Nevada Territory was created out of the western part of the territory.
19481861March 4November 1


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