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AH CH13 REVIEW

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the 1st permanent settlers in Oregon?
missionaries
What was the BIGGEST threat to those who traveled West in wagon trains?
illness such as Cholera
What development immediately followed the Texan victory at the Battle of San Jacinto in 1836?
Texas became an independent republic
What finial incident caused President Polk to urge Congress to declare war on Mexico?
Mexico rejected President Polk's offer to buy California and New Mexico
Where was gold found?
Sutter's Mill / California
what nationality was important in building the railroads?
Chinese
2 main Mormon leaders
smith / young
What animal is on the California flag?
the bear
Indians referred to Yankees as...
Bostons