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Chapter 6, Lesson 3

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Harrisburg
a town on the San Jucinto River in Texas, later renamed Houston
Velasco
site of the signing of the treaty ending the fighting between Texas and Mexico
Columbia
the first capital city of the Texas Republic
Houston
a port city in Texas located near the Gulf of Mexico
Austin
the capital city of Texas
General Urrea
Mexican general who defeated Fannin at Goliad
Erastus "Deaf" Smith
Scout for Sam Houston during the Texas Revolution
Hendrik Arnold
free African-American scout who fought in the Texas Revolution
Mirabeau B. Lamar
President of the Republic of Texas from 1838-1841
scout
a person who gathers clues about an enemy for a location
monument
a memorial
treaty
formal agreement between two countries
republic
a type of government in which people choose leaders to represent them
congress
the law making body of a nation or republic
tax
money paid to the government in exchange for services
debt
money owed to others
San Jacinto Monument
reminder of the Texans vicotry in the last battle of the Texas Revolution
Treaty of Velasco
Santa Anna agreed to end fighting
Runaway Scrape
people in Texas fled eastward toward the United States
Battle of San Jacinto
Battle in which Texas defeated Mexico; 630 Mexicans died