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Manifest Destiny

A basic understanding put in simpler terms in order to help the reader understa

The Louisiana Purchase The Louisiana Purchase was a land deal between the United States and France in which the US acquired approximately 827,000 square miles of land west of the Mississippi River for $15 million.
Territory An area of land under the jurisdiction of a ruler or state.
Napoleon Bonaparte Napoleon Bonaparte was the leader of France.
Criticism To show disapproval.
Annex To add territory to a country.
Anglo A white American of a Non-Hispanic descendent
Texas War for Independence A revolutionary moment, 1832- 1836 in which Us settlers asserted there independence from Mexico and establish the republic of Mexico.
Manifest Destiny Is a term for the attitude prevalent during the 19th century period of American expansion that the United States not only could, but was destined to stretch from coast to coast
Diplomacy The profession, activity or skill of managing international relations, typically by a country's representatives abroad.
The Alamo On February 23,1836 the arrival of General Antonio Santa Anna's army stood outside San Antonio nearly caught them by surprise.Undaunted, the Texans and Tejanos prepared to defend the Alamo together. /The Alamo has been cross roads for history.
Carlos de Santa Anna The dominant figure in the Mexican politics for much of the 19th century, Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna left a legacy of disappointment and disaster by constantly placing his own self-intrest above his duty to the nation
Stephen August A white American man who was allowed to legally enter Mexico to start a colony in Texas.
James Polk expanded the boarders of the united States to the pacific ocean, added three states to the pacific ocean and union, started the Naval Academy commissioned the Washington, monument and issued the first postage stamp, he also was the 11th president.
The Rio Grande The rio grande is the a river that flows from south central colorado in the Us to the Gulf of Mexico. Along the way it forms he United states Pordo. It forms where the United states thought the boarder ended.
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