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CH 13 Vocab IY

Ch 13 vocab

a mountain man/ found a pass through the rocky mountains Jededia Smith
daring fur trappers and explorers mountain man
a mountain man/famous as a rugged loner Jim Beckworth
bout huge areas of land land speculator
led from Missouri to Santa Fe Santa Fe Trail
ran from Independence, Missouri to the Oregon Territory Oregon Trail
a religious group that settled in Utah Mormon
a mormon leader/brought his people out of US Brigham Young
founded colonies in Spanish Texas Stephen Austin
people of Spanish heritage that consider Texas their home Tejano
the mexican president Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna
commander of the Texas army Sam Houston
headed a group of volunteers at the alamo William Travis
led a band of 25 Tejanos in support of the revolt Juan Seguin
a battle lost by the Americans Battle of the Alamo
proclaimed Texas as an independent nation Lone Star Republic
president that emphasized in westward expansion James K. Polk
the belief that the US was destined to stretch across the continent manifest destiny
General stationed at the Rio Grande Zachary Taylor
in California Americans rebelled against Mexican rule Bear Flag Revolt
captured Mexico City Winfield Scott
Mexico recognized that Texas was part of the US, the rio grande was the border of the two nations Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
the land mexico ceded to the US after the war Mexican Cession
someone who went to california to find gold forty-niner
settlers of spanish or mexican descent Californio
a member of one of the oldest spanish families Mariano Vellejo
a swiss immigrant John Sutter
discovered gold in a canal James Marshall
large number of people moved to califonia where gold was found California Gold Rush
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