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ss vocab 14

joint occupation A situation in which people from two countries can occupy an area
Mountain man an adventure of the American west
prairie schooner A A canvas covered wagon used by pioneers in the mid-1800s
emigrants A person who leaves his or her country to live somewhere else
manifest destiny The belief that the United States was destined by God to extend its boundaries to the Pacific ocean
Tejano A Texan of Latino often Mexican descent
decree an official order
barricade to block off
annex to add a territory to one's own territory
ranchos A ranch especially the large estates set up by Mexicans in the American west
ranchero a rancher or owner of a rancho
forty-niner A fortune Seeker who came to California during the gold rush
boom towns A fast growing community
vigilante A person who acts as a pole lease judge and jury without formal legal authority
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