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Chapter 12 Study Guide: U.S. History

Miss Huling's U.S. History Chapter 12 Study Guide.
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Who is known as the Green River Explorer?
Jim Beckworth
Name the trail to the Oregon country.
Oregon Trail
Sam Houston was raised among which Native Americans?
Cherokee
What route did William Becknell take?
Santa Fe Trail
What were ranchos?
Huge Mexican Properties
Which was the last country to challenge the U.S. for control of the Oregon country?
Britain
What allowed both U.S. and British citizens to settle in the Oregon country?
Joint Occupation
How did mountain men make their living?
Fur trapping
Who settled in the Oregon country after the mountain men?
missionaries
What Tennessee backwoodsman lost his life at the Alamo?
Davy Crockett
Santa Anna said,"The Texans fought more like devils than like men." Fought where?
Alamo
What African American called the war with Mexico "disgraceful" and "cruel"?
Fredrick Douglas
What was the third part of Polk's war plan?
Capture Mexico City
What group took the law into their own hands during the Gold Rush?
vigilantes
What city was originally called Deseret?
Salt Lake City
He was a mountain men that later became a guide.
Kit Carson
He ordered the Texans' execution.
Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna
Another name for Mexican ranch owners:
Rancheros
Another name for Mexicans living in California:
Californios
Shinbone Peak is an example of a _______
boomtown
Oregon country was which direction from California?
North
What was the high point of the year for mountain men?
Rendezvous
What persuaded people to settle in the Oregon country?
Fertile land
What philosophy meant the U.S. was to extent its boundaries to the Pacific Ocean?
Manifest Destiny
Where was Santa Anna captured?
San Jacinto
What river did the U.S. insist was the border between the U.S. and Mexico?
Rio Grande
Which man replaced the Bear Flag with the flag of the U.S.?
John Sloat
Who made huge profits during the gold rush?
merchants
What event ended in a few years but had a long-lasting effect on California's economy?
Gold Rush
Who led the Latter-Day Saint migration to the Great Salt Lake area?
Brigham Young