Busy. Please wait.

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the email address associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know (0)
Know (0)
remaining cards (0)
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

4thGr SS Ch7 Lsn 1-2

Presidio Elem Social Studies 4th Grade

annexation when one country becomes part of another country
resolution a decision
legislature a group of people who make laws
expand to spread out
boundary a line that separates one place from another
skirmish a minor battle
Many Americans felt that the country had a right to spread out, or __ expand
The Mexican government believed that the Nueces River marked the northern ___ , or border, of Mexico. boundary
Some people thought Texas had too much debt, so they were against _____, or having Texas join the U.S. annexation
A ___is a group of people who make new laws. legislature
Mexican troops defeated Zachary Taylor’s troops in a minor battle, or ___ skirmish
Sam Houston did not want Texas to be a separate nation. He supported ___ annexation
The U.S. Congress wanted Texas to become a state, so they passed a ___ resolution
The new constitution said that the Texas __ would meet every two years to make laws. legislature
Some people hoped that the U.S. would ___ and spread from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean expand
Sam Houston wanted Texas to have services such as an army and a postal system, but Texas had very little ____. money
Some U.S. leaders did not want to annex Texas because Texas laws allowed _____. slavery
A resolution in the U.S. Congress said that Texas could become a state if it agreed to give up its ___. forts
When Texas became a state, it needed a new state ___. constitution
The writers of the Texas constitution based some of their ideas on the constitution written for the state of ____. Louisiana
The constitution said that the Texas ____ would meet every two years to make new laws. legislature
Many immigrant families left crowded cities in Europe and ____ to Texas. sailed
German families who settled in Texas built towns such as New ___ and Fredericksburg. Braunfels
Polish settlers arrived on ____ in 1854, and founded the town of Panna Maria. Christmas Eve
Almost all the immigrants who arrived in Texas had to buy ____ so they could grow food. land
According to Mexico, its northern boundary was marked by the ____ River. Nueces
President James K. ___ wanted to buy Mexican lands Polk
General Zachary ____ and his men were defeated in a skirmish with Mexican soldiers in April 1846. Taylor
The U.S. ___ declared war on Mexico in May 1846. Congress
Jane McManus Cazneau went to Mexico to seek a ___ agreement. peace
The U.S. Army and the Texas Rangers were led into Mexico City by General Winfield _____. Scott
Leaders from the U.S. and Mexico met in the village of Guadalupe ___. Hidalgo
The U.S. gained more than half a million ___ miles of land from Mexico. squares
The land included the complete present-day states of Utah, California, and ____ Nevada
How could you say “minor battle” using only one word? skirmish
What is another word for a decision, such as one passed by a congress? resolution
What kind of battle was lost by General Zachary Taylor in April 1846? a small battle or skirmish
What do we call a group of elected people who make new laws? legislature
What does a country do when it spreads out? it expands
What is another word for a border that separates one place from another? a boundary
What did Sam Houston support that would make Texas part of the United States? annexation
What was passed by the U.S. Congress on February 28, 1845, that made Texas a state? a resolution
What kind of line did Mexico and the United States disagree over? a boundary line
According to the Constitution of 1845, which group of Texans would meet every two years? the legislature
Created by: pacarril8