SAT Subject US History Practice Question 46: Answer and Explanation
1. Between 1830 and 1850, the United States gained land that would become all the following present-day states EXCEPT:
B. North Dakota
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.