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Battle of San Antonio
Texans staged a siege on Mexicans; Cos and Mexican army forced South of Rio Grande
Spanish explorer who heard stories about the Seven Cities of Gold and set out to find them
an oily, dark-colored, flammable liquid found in the earth, consisting mainly of a mixture of various hydrocarbons
president of US whe, was the last president of Texas and was key in getting Texas annexed into the U.S.
after Mexican refusal to sell California-New Mexico region, Polk sent troops and it ended w/ Treat of Guadalupe-Hidalgo
A person who works fields rented from a landowner and pays the rent and repays loans by turning over to the landowner a share of the crops.
Comanche leader who worked to settle disputes between Native Americans and the US Government
Region of the Great Plains that experienced a drought in 1930 lasting for a decade, leaving many farmers without work or substantial wages.
Long-serving U.S. Congressman; Speaker of the House of Representatives; Supporter of Roosevelt's New Deal
American soldier who killed or wounded 50 enemy troops in Europe; later became famous movie star; buried in Arlington Cemetery
leader of the Allied forces in Europe during WW2--leader of troops in Africa and commander in DDay invasion-elected president-president during integration of Little Rock Central High School
Lyndon B. Johnson
signed the civil rights act of 1964 into law and the voting rights act of 1965; president from Texas
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