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chapter 12 vocab

manifest destiny

Manifest Destiny expanding the U.S.A.
Mountain Men People that spend most of their time in the Rocky Mountains
Rendezvous Meeting
Emigrants Pioneers
Oregon Trail A trail that went across the Great Plains
Stephen F. Austin Organizer of the colony
Tejanos Mexicans that claimed Texas as their home
Alamo a small Texan force barricaded inside a nearby mission
Sam Houston commander in chief of the Texas force
Annex take control of
Battle of San Jacinto a battle that Sam Houston gathered people to fight at San Jacinto
John C. Fremont an army officer
Rancheros ranch owners
Rancho estate
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo A document that states Mexico gave up Texas and agreed on the boarder of Mexico and Texas
Mexican Cession Mexico gave up Texas and agreed on the boarder of Mexico and Texas
Gadsden Purchase a strip of land along the southern edge of present day Arizona and New Mexico
Forty-niners People who went to look for the gold
Boomtowns Almost overnight
Vigilantes groups that the community formed
Levi Strauss Sold pants to the miners
Mormons members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Brigham Young The head of of the Mormons
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