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Chapter 13 Section 3 Conflict with Mexico

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Stephen Austin
led a group of some 300 Americans to Texas
Dictatorship
one-person rule
Siege
an attack in which one force surrounds a city or fort
Sam Houston
Commander of the Texan Forces that led a small army in a surprise attack against Santa Anna's army a San Jacinto
Annex
add on
James K. Polk
Democratic Candidate that called for the annexation of both Texas and Oregon
Cede
give up
John C. Fremont
bold young explorer that took command of the Bear Flag Rebellion