Chapter 13

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  1. Ranchos
    people who farm on a ranch in the south went and mexico
  2. Stephen Austin
    Father of texas
  3. Santa Anna
    Mexican general who tried to crush the Texas revolt and who lost battles to Winfield Scott and Zachary Taylor in the Mexican War
  4. Tejanos
     is the Spanish translation for the English word Texan, a term that refers to someone who originated from, or lives, in the State of Texas in the United States of America
  5. Fifty-four forty or fight
    Oregon boundary dispute, 1846, Democrats claim all of Oregon Country for the United States
  6. Manifest Destiny
    The 19th-century doctrine or belief that the expansion of the US throughout the American continents was both justified and inevitable
  7. nueces river
    A river that flows for 315 miles (515 km) from central Texas, past Corpus Christi, into the Gulf of Mexico at Nueces Bay
  8. John C Calhoun
    Vice President of the United States and a leading Southern politician from South Carolina during the first half of the 19th century
  9. Bear Flag Republic
    the name used for a revolt against Mexico proclaimed by California settlers
  10. treaty of guadalupe hidalgo
    is the peace treaty, largely dictated by the United States (U.S.) to the interim government of a militarily occupied Mexico City, that ended the Mexican-American War
  11. samuel morse
    United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code
  12. Cyrus Mccormick
    United States inventor and manufacturer of a mechanical harvester
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Chapter 13
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