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Manifest Destiny

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Boomtown
A community experiencing a sudden growth in business or population.
Conestoga Wagon
Large, broad wheeled, canvas covered wagon used by western settlers.
Forty Niner
Person who went to California during the Gold Rush of 1849.
Joint Occupation
the possession and settling of an area shared by two or more countries
secede
to leave or withdraw
mountain men
a frontiersman living in the wilderness, as in the Rocky Mountains
rendezvous
a meeting
tejano
a Mexican who claims Texas as his home