the city founded in 1609 was

santa fe

the man to discover the santa trail was

willian becknell

william becknell was a

mountain man

those that believe in manifest destiney wanted

the land to the pacific , califorana, and new mexico

the mission system was supposed to

help colonize californa for SPAIN

the mission system

was abolished by mexico

rancheros are

owners of huge plantations

john c fermont

an army officer, made many trips to california , wrote of californias mild climate , beauty, and resources

the president to offer to buy california was


mexicos responce to this offer was

a refusal

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