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Ch.13 Vocab

Hajin Seo S1200120 Ch.13 Vocab

He was leading an expedition to find a route through the Rocky Mountains when a grizzly bear attacked. Jedediah Smith
Jedediah Smith was one of the daring fur trappers and explorers. Mountain Man
He was famous as rugged loners. Jim Beckwourth
They bought huge areas of land. land speculators
Which led from Missouri to Santa Fe. Santa Fe Trail
Which ran from Independence, Missouri, to the Oregon Territory. Oregon Trail
Who settled Utah, were members of the church of Jesus Christ of latter-Day Saints. Mormons
The next Mormon leader, moved his people out of the United States. Brigham Young
Son of a bankrupt Missouri mine owner. Stephen Austin
They are people of Spanish heritage who consider Texas their home. Tejano
The Mexican President. Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna
The only man at the meeting with millitary experience. Sam Houston
This small force included such famous frontiersmen as Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie. William Transis
He led a band of 25 Tejanos in support of revolt. Juan Seguin
Texans defended all church called the Alamo against the Mexican Army. Battle of the Alamo
Nickname of Texas Lone Star Republic
He was America's first "dark horse". James K. Polk
It suggested that expansion was not only good but bound to happen. manifest destiny
Polk ordered General Zachary Taylor to station troops on the northern bank of the Rio Grande. Zachary Taylor
They arrested the Mexican commander of Northern California and raised a crude flag showing a grizzly bear sketched in blackberry juice. Bear Flag Revolt
HE landed at Veracruz o the Gulf of Mexico battled inland toward Mexico city. windfield Scott
It ended the war. Treaty of Hidalgo
Mexico ceded, or gave up, a vast region. Mexican Cession
Someone who went to California to find gold, starting in 1849. forty-niner
Settlers of Spanish or Mexican descent. Californio
A member of the oldest Spanish families in America. Mariano Vallejo
A Swiss immigrant John Sutter
Sutter sent him to build sawmil on the nearby American river. James Marchall
A gold rush occurs when large numbers of people move to a site where gold has been found. California gold rush
Created by: s1200120