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History ch 14 (7th)

4-20-2012

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former Texas president who was an officer in the U.S. Army during the Mexican-American War Mirabeau Lamar
Pacific Ocean According to the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, Mexico surrendered all territory between Texas and the
In 1989, Texans recognized the Kickapoos as a sovereign nation
the person known as a protector of the rights of Mexicans and Tejanos was Juan Cortina
the "First Lady of Texas" Francis Cox Henderson
one of the first orders of business in setting up the Texas state government was writing a constitution
many Germans migrated to Texas in the mid-1840s to escape the potato blight
the Constitution of 1845 provided for a governor to be elected for a two-year term
Mexican American who signed the Texas Declaration of Independence Jose Antonio Navarro
the battle that began the Mexican-American War took place at Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma
not a problem faced by the new state of Texas drought
person sent to negotiate with the Mexican government John Slidell
general who captured Mexico City in 1847 Winfield Scott
free African American who filed a petition with the Texas legislature to remain in Texas Mary Madison
the political party that wanted to restrict the rights of immigrants American party
the political party that represented business interests in the 1830s and 1840s Whig party
In the late 1800s, most Mexican Americans in Texas worked as ranchers and farmers
the reaction of the Mexican government to Texas' annexation by the U.S. was the government was insulted by it
in the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, Mexico surrendered territory called the Mexican Cession
the U.S. forces won the Mexican-American War because were better equipped and led
in the 1840s and 1850s, most European immigrants to Texas came from Germany
a group that served as army scouts during the war with Mexico was Texas Rangers
the political party that strongly opposed the extension of slavery was the Whig party
the American Party influenced the Democratic Party in Texas by nominating candidates at conventions
settlers obtained land under the Homestead Act by living on the land
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