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Moving West-2

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What American was given permission, by the Mexican government, to bring American families into Texas? Stephen Austin
By 1832, how many American families moved to Texas that outnumbered the Mexican families that lived? More than 20,000 families moved to Texas
What were the Mexican families that lived in Texas known as to the America settlers? Tejanos
Who taught the settlers on how to work the land and raise livestock in Texas? Vaqueros/Mexican Cowboys
What did the Texans dislike about the Mexican government? Banned slavery in 1829
What year did the Texas Revolution begin in Texas? 1835
What was the name of the Mexican general that fought against the Texans? General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna
What was the fortress that was conquered by the Mexican Army in Texas? The Alamo
When did the Texans finally defeated Santa Anna Army which ended the Texas Revolution? The San Jacinto River near Galveston, Texas
Who became the 1st Texas president which the people of Texas named the capital after him ? Sam Houston
When was Texas finally annex from the USA? 1845
Another war was fought between the USA and Mexico, who was the general for the USA that defeated the Mexican Army in Mexico City? Zachary Taylor
The USA later purchased what states from Mexico that became part of the USA? Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Present day (New Mexico), Texas, Wyoming, California
What was the name of the peace treaty that was between the USA and Mexico? “Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo”
For how much did the USA purchased the land from Mexico after the peace treaty? $15,000,000/$15 million dollars
In 1853, the USA purchased another chunk of land from Mexico, what was it called? The Gadsden Purchase
The Gadsden Purchase purchased the southern boundaries of New Mexico and Arizona, how much did it cost the USA to buy it from Mexico? $10,000,000/10 million dollars
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