What did the Oregon Country Include
Oregon, Idaho, Washington,1/2 British Columbia, and parts of Montana and Wyoming
Why did Americans want control of the Oregon country
Access to the Pacific Ocean
What agreement did John Quincy Adams work out with Great Britain in 1818 regarding the Oregon Country?
Who were mountain men?
Adventurers in the Rockies
How did mountain men make their living?
Trapping beavers for their fur
What was the highlight of the year for mountain men?
What nations laid claim to the Oregon country in the early 1800s?
U.S., Spain, Russia, Great Britain
What did mountain men such as Kit Carson do for work after most of the beavers were killed off?
Guides for settlers moving West
When did the first large-scale migration to Oregon country take place?
1843: 120 wagons and 1000 pioneers
What was the path called that the pioneers followed into Oregon country?
What were the wagons that held the pioneers's supplies and belongings?
How did Native Americans assist pioneers on their journey west?
guides, traded goods
Where did most of the pioneers settle?
What prase did newspaper editor John O'Sullivan use to describe the idea of a national mission to extend the boundries of the U.S. all the way to the Pacific Ocean?
What 1844 campaign slogan refferred to the line of latitude that Democrats believed should be the nation's northern border in Oregon
54*40' or fight
Why did Americans believe that they had the right to claim Texas?
Though it was part of the Louisiana Purchase
Who kept a clamin to Texas in the Adams-Onis Treaty?
What name was given to the first American families, carefully recruited by Stephen F. Austin, to settle in Texas?
What was the prupose of the 1830 decree issued by Mexico?
stop immigration of the U.s. citizens to Texas
What demands did Austin present to the Mexian president Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna in their 1833 meeting?
remove ban on U.S. settlers and make Texas a seperate state
What do Texans consider the first fight of the Texas Revolution?
Where did Texans score an important victory in 1835?
When was the Battle of the Alamo?
Who led the Mexican roces and who led the Texans at the Alamo?
Santa Anna/ William Travis, Davy Crockett
Although they lost the battle and their lives, what ad the defenders of the Alamo done for Texas?
Bought time for Texans
What happened on March 2, 1836?
Texas declared independence
What was the Goliad Massacre?
Execution of Texans who surrendered
What was the battle cry of Texans at the battle of San Jacinto?
Remember the Alamo
Who was elected president of Tecas in 1836?
Why did President Andrew Jackson refuse to annex Texas?
He didn't want to upset the balance of the states
When did Texan offically become a state?
December 29th, 1845