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Manifest Destiny

7th ss Module 12

Why did Mexican officials want to bring settlers to Texas to live? The Mexicans wanted freedom from Spain. They were colonizing Texas to make it part of Mexico.
What were the 3 most important battles of the Texas Revolution? 1. The Battle of Gonzales 2. The Battle of Conception 3. The Battle of the Alamo
Who was the president of Texas? David Burnet
How did they get people to come to Texas to settle? The Mexican government offered people free land to settle in Texas.
What was the Mexican American War? The first U.S. armed conflict chiefly fought on foreign soil. It pitted a politically divided and militarily unprepared Mexico against the expansionist-minded administration of U.S. President James K. Polk,
What is Manifest Destiny? The idea that the United States had the right to take over every part of North America.
How did manifest destiny affect the 1844 elections? Presidential candidate James K. Polk was a pro-expansionist in the election. His opponent, Henry Clay, had no real position on it but had a history of respect for others' lands - being against Jackson's Indian Removal Act - so the clear choice to the peop
Why did US declare war against Mexico? Polk declared the Mexican advance to be an invasion of US soil.
What was Bear Flag Revolt? California was owned by Mexico. American settlers were moving into California. They declared independence from Mexico and later joined the US.
What Treaty resolved the war and what did each side gain? The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo The US paid $15,000,00 for 524,00 sq miles of land (California, Western Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas and Utah.
What led to the Gold Rush? The discovery of a gold nugget was found in the Sacramento Valley in California.
How did the Gold Rush effect the economy? There was a a rapid economic growth and prosperity. ex. boom towns, railroad, banks, churches, ect...
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