Unit 5 Vocabulary
Terms in this set (10)
To add territory to a country.
The belief that it was America's right and duty to spread the nation across North America.
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
A document signed by the United States and Mexico in 1848, ending the Mexican-American War.
The Gadsen Purchase
A strip of land south of the Mexican Cession acquired in 1853.
Spanish speaking Mexican citizens living in Alta California.
A land grant made by the Mexican government, used mostly for raising cattle and crops.
Spanish speaking Mexican citizens living in the region of Texas.
Christians who attempted to convert Native Americans in the west.
An explorer who mapped territory along the Rio Grande and Red River.
An African American slave who sued her owner in California and won her freedom.