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Chapter13 Vocab.JH:)

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(Mountain Man) who was leading an expedition to find a route through the Rocky Mountains when he was attacked be a bear. The bear seized his head, and tore offf an ear.   Jedediah Smith  
daring fur trappers and explorers   mountain men  
famous mountain man ledgend.   Jim Beckwourth  
These people brought huge amounts of land   land speculator  
This trail started in Missouri, and went to Santa Fe.   Santa Fe Trail  
This trail led from Independence Missouri, to Oregon Territory.   Oregon Trail  
These groups of people settled in Utah, and were members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.   Mormon  
1844, an anti-Mormon mob killed Smith, so this person became the new Mormon leader.   Brigham Young  
son of a bankrupt Missouri mine owner   Stephen Austin  
people of Spanish Heritage who considered Texas their home.   Tejano  
General who was Mexico's President   Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna  
A man who had military experience was placed in comamand of the Texas Army.   Sam Houston  
led a small force including the famous Davy Crockett.   William Travis  
led a ban of 25 Tejanos in support of the revolt.   Juan Seguin  
When William Travis's Army fought against Santa Anna's army. They lost, but killed many soldiers, all of them died.   Battle of the Alamo  
This proclaimed Texas an independence nation   Lone Star Republic  
Ran against Henry Clay in the 1844 election.   James K. Polk  
suggested that expansion was not only good but bound to happen, even if you had to push people out of the way.   manifest destiny  
general, who stationed troops on the Northern Bank of the Rio Grande.   Zachary Taylor  
An American revolt led by explorer John C. Fremont against Mexican rule.   Bear Flag Revolt  
Mexican general, battled toward Mexico City.   Winfield Scott  
Feb. 2 1848, the war officaily ended with this.   Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo  
Mexico ceded, or gave up, a vast region known as this.   Mexican Cession  
someone who went to California to find gold, 1849.   forty-niner  
settlers of Spanish or Mexican descent.   Californio  
member of one of the oldest Spanish speaking families in America.   Mariano Vallejo  
A swiss immigrant.   John Sutter  
1848, carpenter who built a saw mill on a nearby American river.   James Marshall  
When people rushed to California for gold.   Califronia Gold Rush  


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