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7th Grade History

Chapter 13 Test Review

land speculator people who bought land in the hope that its value would go up and make a profit
forty-niners people who rushed to California in search of gold
annex to add a piece of land
rendezvous an annual meeting of fur traders and fur trappers each spring
cede to give up a piece of land
Alamo an old mission that was the site of a historic battle in San Antonio, Texas
Tejanos a person of Spanish heritage who lived in Texas
Gadsden Purchase The U.S. bought this land in 1853 for $10 million
Mexican Cession the land granted to the U.S. in the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalupe
Mormons Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Migrated for religious reasons to Utah
Manifest Destiny the belief that the U.S. was meant to expend across the American continent
Santa Fe Trail trail from Missouri to Santa Fe and was opened by William Becknell
John Sutter gold was found on his land in California
Stephen Austin He led settlers from the U.S. into Texas
Santa Anna he led the Mexican troops in the attack at the Alamo
Sam Houston leader of the army of the Republic of Texas
Joseph Smith founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Was killed by an angry mob in 1844
Zachary Taylor American General who led troops across the Nueces River which sparked war with Mexico
William Travis He led the Texans at the Battle of the Alamo. He was one of the first to die
John C. Fremont He led American forces in Northern California
Winfield Scott American General that led the U.S. Forces at the Battle of Mexico City
William Becknell He was the first to use the Santa Fe Trail. He was a merchant and trader
James Marshall He discovered gold in California. He was hired to build a mill and found gold.
Stephen Kearny American General who took control of Southern California in 1847
"54 40 or Fight" Polk's campaign slogan in 1844 election
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo 1. Mexico recognized Texas as part of U.S. 2. Rio Grande is the border between the nations 3. Mexican cession
3 things you had to do to settle in Mexico 1. had to become Mexican 2. had to become Roman Catholic 3. give up slavery
Goliad Mexican troops captured Texas army and they executed over 300 Texans
San Jacinto
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