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Colony near the Sacramento River that became a popular destination for immigrants to the US
_________ was the oldest and most important province on the northern frontier of New Spain.
_____________ was sent on a mission through enemy lines to find reinforcements at the Alamo and thus escaped death.
The Republic of _____________ was recognized as an independent nation by Britain, France and the US.
The __________ Trail stretched more than 2,000 miles across the northern Great Plains and the Rockies.
American settlers in New Mexico and California commonly used the Spanish and Pueblo building material called _____________.
Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson were ____________ writers who opposed the Mexican War.
In the 1844 POTUS election, the Whig candidate ___________ originally opposed Texas annexation and then half-heartedly supported it.
Santa Anna's troops retreated under the cover of darkness after clashing with Taylor at _____________.
Bear Flag Revolt
During this event, a small group of American settlers declared California an independent republic.
German immigrant _____________ earned his fortune in California by making durable denim work pants to sell to miners.
Gen Taylor marched his troops to the Rio Grande after the Mexicans refused to negotiate with ___________.
Taylor's soldiers fought and won two battles south of the _____________ River before the official declaration of war.
On Spanish California's farms and ranches, most of the labor was done by ___________.
Stephen F. Austin
_________________ was jailed for more than 18 months for requesting more self-government for Texas.
The Republic of Texas continued to have problems with Mexico until Houston signed a peace agreement with _____________ .
Texas delegates met to declare independence from ____________ four days before the Battle of the Alamo.
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