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history/social studi

r.k.s.m.s history/social studies vocabualary

the possession and settling of an area shared by two or more country's. joint occupation
a frontiers men living in the wilderness, as in the Rocky Mountains. mountain man
a meeting rendezvous
a person who leaves the country or regain to live else wear emigrant
the idea popular in the united states during the 1800s that the country must expand its binderies to the pacific Manifest Destiny
a ma Mexican who claims Texas as his home tejano
a person who arranged for the settlement of land in Texas during the 1800s. emprasario
an order or decision given by one in authority decree
to add a territory to ones own territory annex
huge properties for raising livestock set up by Mexicans in California rancho
Mexican ranch owner ranchero
Mexican's who lives in California Californios
to give up by treaty cede
people who went to California during the gold rush of 1849 forty-niners
a community experiencing a sudden growth in business or population boomtown
people who take the law into their own hands vigilante



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