Texas History Republic of Texas

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The place where congress (legistature) meet to make laws

capital

What is the joining of a state to a country peacefully

Annexation

What is an expense or (cost) account, or money paid out

Expenditure

What is money that is made or received

Revenue

A synonym of taxes usually dealing with imports or exports

Tariff

What are the presidents advisors called

Cabinet

What are official documents

Archives

The belief taht the (anglo) US citizens had the god given right to own and control all of the USA from east coast to west coast.

Manifest Destiny

What was the growth of the US towards the west

Westward Expansion

These people are members of the Texas state highway patrol; formally a mounted (rode a horse) lawman who maintained order on the frontier.

Texas Rangers

What is another name for the frontier

The wilderness or wild west

What does the term mounted refer to

Rode on a horse

Who was the President of the United States during the Texas annexation

James K. Polk

What are other words for country

Nation or republic

He was the leader during the Texas Revolution and was the 1st and 3rd President of Texas

Sam Houston

He was a leader during the Texas Revolution and was the 2nd President of Texas

Mirabeau Lamar

She was an anglo woman kidnapped by natives that refured to leave the natives when found

Cynthia Ann Parker

Who was the mother of Quanah Parker

Cynthia Ann Parker

What is money that is owed

Public debt

He was the 4th and final president of Texas

Anson Jones

This is a form of government in which leaders are elected for a specific period

Republicanism

This was a group of Nacogdoches citizens accidentally uncovered a plot of rebellion against the new republic of Texas

Cordova Rebellion

This was an commerical and military expedition to secure the republic of texas claims to parts of northern New Mexico for Texas in 1841

Santa Fe Expedition

Who unofficially initiated Santa Fe Expedition in an attempt to gain control over the Santa Fe Trail and further develop trade between Texas and New Mexico

Mirabeau B. Lamar

This event occurred when thrity commanche leaders and warriors along with some women and childen of the tribe were killed by Texan troops at San Antonio on March 19, 1840.

Council House Fight

What event that occurred on March 19, 1840 was said to have hardened Commanche hostility to whites in Texas

Council House Fight

Who was a pioneer who kept a memoir of their experiences in a diary. The memoirs have since been reprinted and provide a vivid picture of life on the Texas frontier.

Mary Maverick

Who had an eyewitnees account of teh Council House fight in San Antonio in 1840

Mary Maverick

During the Texas revolution I was given the important task of keeping the Cherokees friendly with the Texans

William Goyens

I was an interpreter with General Sam Houston in negotiating a treaty.

William Goyens

Sam Houston negotiated a treaty with me that would guarentee the Cherokees possession of 1.5 million acres of land in east Texas

Chief Bowles

Why did The Senate of the Republic of Texas invalidate the treaty it had made with Chief Bowles

The Cherokees has been briefly allied with Mexico

What navy was the offical navy of the republic of Texas

Texas Navy

I was a captain in the Texas Rangers and a military officer of the Republic of Texas

Jack Coffee Hayes

I served in several armed conflicts from 1836-1848, including against the comanche people in Texas and during the Mexican American Was

Jack Coffee Hayes

What happened in between the United States and the Republic of Texas in 1845

The United States annexed the Republic of Texas and admitted it to the Union as the 28th State

In what year did the United States annex the Republic of Texas

1845

What conflict occured due to the annexation of Texas by the United States of America.

Mexican American War

What was one of the major reasons for the Mexican American Was

Mexico considered Texas part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas revolution

What treaty ended the Mexican American War

Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

What did the United States give the mexican government in return for the gained territroy that extended the United States western border to the Pacific ocean

15 million dollars

What was established as the border between the United States and Mexico

Rio Grande

What was a set of laws passed due to arguments between groups favoring slavery and groups opposing it.

Compromise of 1850

What admitted California to the United States as a free (no slavery) state but allowed some newly acquired territories to decide on slavery for themselves.

Compromise of 1850

What is an increase in the number of peope who live ina certain area

Population Growth

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