Mexican priest who led peasants in call for independence and improved conditions
Mexican priest who continued the Rebellion in Mexico.
Agustin de Iturbide
officer in the Spanish army that declared Mexico independent
Mexican dictator who was in charge when war broke out between the Mexicans and Americans. He lost Texas to rebels, and was the leader of the armed forces during the war.
United States politician and military leader who fought to gain independence for Texas from Mexico and to make it a part of the United States (1793-1863)
He was the man at the Alamo in command of Texan forces
american general in war with mexico and 12th president
United States general who was a hero of the War of 1812 and who defeated Santa Anna in the Mexican War (1786-1866)
a Mexican president (was Indian) who fought for a better life for the poor
nephew of Napoleon I and emperor of the French from 1852 to 1871 (1808-1873)
Austrian archduke, became emperor of Mexico by Napoleon III
came to power in Mexico in 1876, took away elections for the presidency, promised land, power, or political favors to whoever supported him and terrorized those who didn't
early leader in the Mexican Revolution; in 1911 became president of Mexico; wanted land ownership and free, honest elections
Mexican revolutionary leader (1877-1923) Did many good things, but killed a lot of people. Wanted to take money from the rich and give it to the poor.
Mexican revolutionary who led a revolt for agrarian reforms (1879-1919)
First America to receive Spanish land grant in Mexico, later Texas. He died and passed land to his son.
James K Polk
president in March 1845. wanted to settle oregon boundary dispute with britain. wanted to aquire California. wanted to incorperate Texas into union.
a person who believes government power, particularly in the economy, should be limited in order to maximize individual freedom
having political or social views favoring reform and progress
Grito de Dolores
Father Hidalgo's Cry for freedom; In response an army of Mestizo's was forme and then Hidalgo was captured and executed
This was the Spanish source of gold and silver for three centuries.
Europeans used this group as a tool to manipulate the Latin American people.
American of British descent who explored and settled Texas
Battle of the Alamo
Texans were greatly outnumbered and many were killed by the Mexicans. However, Texans were then inspired to seek revenge.
Battle of San Jacinto
(1836) Final battle of the Texas Revolution; resulted in the defeat of the Mexican army and independence for Texas
the belief that the U.S. should extend all the way to the pacific ocean
river that separates mexico and the US
Mexico thought this river was the border between Texas and Mexico
Battle of Mexico City
the final battle of the Mexican War; American Victory
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
Treaty that ended the Mexican War, granting the U.S. control of Texas, New Mexico, and California in exchange for $15 million