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Texas revolution

constitution a written statement outlining the basic laws for a state or country
democracy ability for people to have a say in the government
dictator a person who has absolute power
empresario a person given a land grant by the Mexican government to make a settlement and recruit people people to live there
frontiersmen a person who lives on the frontier
recruit to select or get the services of someone
revolution an act of overthrowing and replacing one government with another
Tejano a Mexican-born Texan
annexation to take over a territory and make it part of a larger territory
armistice an agreement to stop fighting
cavalrymen soldiers who fight on horseback
declaration an anouncement
delegates people who represent other people at a meeting
constitution a written statement outlining the basic laws for a state or country
export to send goods out of a country or state
immigration the act of moving to a new country
import to bring goods into a country or state
mission a religious or military outpost established by the Spanish during colonization
rancher a person who raises livestock such as cattle or horses
reinforcements additional men used to build more strength
siege a military strategy in which troops surround an area and cut of outside access to force a surrender
surrender to give up
thriving growing very well
Texians people living in Mexican Texas between 1821 and 1836
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