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chpt. 12


Manifest Destiny our god given right to own all of America
Mountain Men Fur traders that lived in the moutains
Rendezvous meeting
Emigrants pioneers
Oregon Trail trail used to get to Oregon from Saint Louis
Stephen F. Austin organized a colony in Texas
Tejanos Mexicans who claimed Texas as their home
Alamo Santa Anna fought against Texans inside the Alamo
Sam Houston Commander and chief of Texas forces
Annex take control of
Battle of San Jancinto the Texans defeated Santa Anna and then declared independence
John C. Fremont Army Officer
Rancheros ranch owners
Rancho huge missions of land that the mexicans bought
Treaty Of Guadalupe Hidalgo Mexico gave up Texas
Mexican Cession when they moved the border to the Rio Grande
Gadsden Purchase A strip of land along the edge of Arizona and New Mexico
Forty-Niners people who traveled to California in search of gold in 1849
Boomtowns new communities
Vigilantes group of people who protected citizens in their communities
Levi Strauss inventer of jeans
Mormons members of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Brigham Young he lead the Mormons to Utah
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