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Mountain Man A fur trapper or explorer who discovered trails through the Rocky Mountains.
Jedediah Smith Famous mountain man.
Jim Beckwourth Famous mountain man.
Land Speculator A person who buys land in the hope to that it will increase in valure and bring in a profit.
Santa Fe Trail Trail from Missouri to Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Oregon Trail Trail from Missouri to the Oregon Territory.
Mormon A member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
Brigham Young Mormon leader.
Tejano A person of Spanish heritage who considers Texas his or her home.
Stephen Austin Started American colony in Texas.
Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna President of Mexico.
Sam Houston First president of the republic of Texas.
William Travis Army leader at the Battle of the Alamo.
Juan Seguin Tejano leader at the Battle of the Alamo.
Battle of the Alamo Key battle for Texan independence.
Lone Star Republic Nickname of the Texas republic.
Manifest Destiny Belief that the United States would expand across the continent.
James K. Polk 11th president of the U.S.
Zachary Taylor U.S. General in the war with Mexico.
Bear Flsg Revolt Rebellion by Americans against Mexican rule in California.
Winfield Scott U.S. general in the War with Mexico.
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo Treaty ending the War with Mexico.
Mexican Cession Vast region given up by Mexico to the United States after the War with Mexico.
Forty-Niner A person who went to California to find gold, starting in 1849.
Californio A California settler of Spanish or Mexican descent.
Mariano Vallejo A Californio and a member of one of the oldest Spanish famalies in America.
John Sutter A California settler on whose land gold was found.
James Marshall A carpenter who found gold at Sutter's Mill.
California Gold Rush Occured when large numbers of people moved to California to find gold, starting in 1849.
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