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chapter 11 ss
|this man created one of the largest fur businesses in the west, the American Fur Company.
|John Jacob Astor
|this group of men was traders and trappers that settled in the Rocky Mountains.
|this was a more than 2000 mile trail that stretched from Independence, Missouri to the Oregon Country.
|this was a trail that led a large group of religious settlers to the Great Salt Lake in Utah.
|Americans traded many goods with Mexicans along this trail that ran from Missouri to New Mexico.
|Sante Fe Trail
|this religious group was founded in New York, but eventually settled in Utah because they were persecuted for their religious beliefs.
|this man was the founder of the Mormons.
|this man was the leader of the mormons that settled the group in Utah.
|these men were Mexican agents hired by the Mexican government to bring U.S. settlers to Texas.
|this man started a colony on the lower Colorado River and eventually became the Secretary of State of the Republic of Texas.
|Stephen F. Austin
|american settlement in Texas was banned by the Mexican government because Americans kept bringing these into Texas.
|this man ruled over Mexico during the Texas Revolution and the Mexican-American War.
|Antonio Lopez De Santa Anna
|this man was appointed head of the Texas army during the Texas Revolution and went on to be president of the Republic of Texas.
|this place was an abandoned mission in Texas and was also an important site during the Texas Revolution; the battle here lasted for almost two weeks despite the Americans being greatly outnumbered.
|this was the last battle of the Texas Revolution
|Battle of San Jacinto
|this was the idea that it was ordained by God for Americans to settle the entire North American continent from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean
|this president did not annex Texas because of pressure from his political party, the Wigs
|during the election of 1844, both candidates, Clay and Polk, wanted to annex this territory and Texas
|the debate over the oregon country was settled between U.S. and Great Britain when the U.S.-Canadian border was set at this.
|much of Mexican-owned California operated under this type of farming system
|after the mission system ended in California, these "cowboys" herded the animals on the ranches.
|the more than 3,000 Mexican settlers in California were known as this.
|this group opposed the Mexican-American War because they feared slavery would spread throughout the southwest region.
|this event began with American settlers seizing the town of Sonoma, California and ended with California declaring its independence from Mexico.
|Bear Flag Revolt
|this treaty officially ended the Mexican-American War and forced Mexico to give up its northern lands to the U.S.
|Treaty Of Guadalupe Hidalgo
|during this $10,000,000 purchase, the U.S. gained the southern portions of New Mexico and Arizona and finally established this boundary with Mexico.
|these people often came into conflict with American settlers in the Southwest over land use and rights.
|this group was stranded in the Sierra Nevada Mountains during their trip to settle in California.
|the more than 80,000 gold-seeking migrants to California in 1849 were known as these.
|these people used pans and other devices to wash gold nuggets out of loose rock and gravel in California.
|in 1849, about 20,000 of these arrived in the U.S. from Europe, Mexico, and South America in search for gold and a better life.