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4thGr SS Ch7 Lsn 1-2
Presidio Elem Social Studies 4th Grade
|when one country becomes part of another country
|a group of people who make laws
|to spread out
|a line that separates one place from another
|a minor battle
|Many Americans felt that the country had a right to spread out, or __
|The Mexican government believed that the Nueces River marked the northern ___ , or border, of Mexico.
|Some people thought Texas had too much debt, so they were against _____, or having Texas join the U.S.
|A ___is a group of people who make new laws.
|Mexican troops defeated Zachary Taylor’s troops in a minor battle, or ___
|Sam Houston did not want Texas to be a separate nation. He supported ___
|The U.S. Congress wanted Texas to become a state, so they passed a ___
|The new constitution said that the Texas __ would meet every two years to make laws.
|Some people hoped that the U.S. would ___ and spread from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean
|Sam Houston wanted Texas to have services such as an army and a postal system, but Texas had very little ____.
|Some U.S. leaders did not want to annex Texas because Texas laws allowed _____.
|A resolution in the U.S. Congress said that Texas could become a state if it agreed to give up its ___.
|When Texas became a state, it needed a new state ___.
|The writers of the Texas constitution based some of their ideas on the constitution written for the state of ____.
|The constitution said that the Texas ____ would meet every two years to make new laws.
|Many immigrant families left crowded cities in Europe and ____ to Texas.
|German families who settled in Texas built towns such as New ___ and Fredericksburg.
|Polish settlers arrived on ____ in 1854, and founded the town of Panna Maria.
|Almost all the immigrants who arrived in Texas had to buy ____ so they could grow food.
|According to Mexico, its northern boundary was marked by the ____ River.
|President James K. ___ wanted to buy Mexican lands
|General Zachary ____ and his men were defeated in a skirmish with Mexican soldiers in April 1846.
|The U.S. ___ declared war on Mexico in May 1846.
|Jane McManus Cazneau went to Mexico to seek a ___ agreement.
|The U.S. Army and the Texas Rangers were led into Mexico City by General Winfield _____.
|Leaders from the U.S. and Mexico met in the village of Guadalupe ___.
|The U.S. gained more than half a million ___ miles of land from Mexico.
|The land included the complete present-day states of Utah, California, and ____
|How could you say “minor battle” using only one word?
|What is another word for a decision, such as one passed by a congress?
|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?
|What does a country do when it spreads out?
|What is another word for a border that separates one place from another?
|What did Sam Houston support that would make Texas part of the United States?
|What was passed by the U.S. Congress on February 28, 1845, that made Texas a state?
|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?