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Ch. 12 Manifest Destiny/TX
Manifest Destiny/TX Indep.-Bashara
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History
02/18/2009

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Term

San Jacinto

Definition

Santa Anna was forced to recognize TX independence after this battle

Term
Manifest Destiny
Definition
the belief that American was meant to spread across the entire continent
Term
Mormons
Definition
The religious group that escaped religious persecution and settled near the Great Salt Lake in Utah
Term
Stephen F. Austin
Definition

Recruited American families to settle along fertile river valleys in TX

Term
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
Definition

-Officially ended the War with Mexico

-U.S. gained the territory called the Mexican Cession

-TX border was set at the Rio Grande River

Term

Sutter's Mill, CA

Definition
where gold was discovered in 1848
Term
"Forty-niners"
Definition
People who travelled to California to discover gold in 1849 during the California Gold Rush