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Social studies ch 13 manifest destiny
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What stretches from California to the Pacific Ocean to the Rocky Mountains?
The Oregon Country
What did mountain men do for a living?
Trapped animals for the pelts/skins to sell
Who were the first white missionaries in the Oregon country ?
Marcus and narcissa whitman
Where did people meet to leave for the Oregon country?
What does the phrase "Manifest Destiny" mean?
To go from the Atlantic coast to the pacific coast
What does the phrase 54 40 or fight mean?
The boundary that the democrats wanted for the northern foundry of the US
Who where people of Mexican heritage who claimed Texas as there home?
Who led the Americans to Texas?
Who was elected governor of Texas?
Who was a trader that opened up the Santa Fe trail and was the first to reach Santa Fe?
Who began a chain of missions the went from, San Diego to Sonoma, California?
Fr. Junipero Serra
The US wanted what river as the southern boundary of Texas?
The Rio Grande
Mexico wanted what river to the the southern boundary of Texas?
After California was declared independent it was called what?
Bear flag Republic
What treaty ended the Mexican war?
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
Gold was discovered at ________________ in California in 1848.
Why did 49s rush to California?
To find gold
What do you call a town the sprung up over night?
Who where people called who took the law into their own hands and acted as judge jury and executioner in mining towns out west?
Who was the Mexican president that defeated the us at the Alamo
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