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100 200 400 300 400 The Lure of the West American Expansionism The Far West The Rush to California/Mix 300 200 400 200 100 500 100
Row 1, Col 1 He was the President of Mexico who held Dictatorial control over the Mexican Government. Who is Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna?
1,2 He was a former governor of Tennessee Who served as president of the United States from 1845-1849 Who is James K. Polk
1,3 This was a 780 mile long overland Route west that was used Primarily by merchants. What is the Santa Fe Trail?
1,4 This trail forked off of the Oregon Trail near the southernmost point At the Snake River. What is the California Trail?
2,1 These were natives of Mexico Who lived in Texas. Who are Tejanos?
2,2 He led the Bear Flag Revolt. Who is John C. Fremont?
2,3 They came to the Oregon Country In an effort to convert American Indians to Christianity. Who are missionaries?
2,4 He was a Swiss adventurer who Ran a fort and trading post on the California Trail where gold was First found in 1848. Who is John Sutter?
3,1 These are people given large land Grants by the government of Mexico In exchange for agreeing to recruit And take responsibility for new settlers. Who are empresarios?
3,2 He was the U.S. general who led The siege of the Mexico City. Who is Winfield Scott?
3,3 Both the Oregon Trail and Santa Fe trail started in this town. What is Independence Missouri?
3,4 He was a member of a prominent Tejano family in South Texas Who headed a rebellion against White discrimination. Who is Juan Cortina?
4,1 Texas created them to protect their Citizens from conflicts with Mexico and American Indian Groups. What are the Texas Rangers?
4,2 This was an uprising by American Settlers in California in which The settlers declared California to Be an independent republic. What is the Bear Flag Revolt?
4,3 This overland route to the West Ran across the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains was originally used by fur Trappers but later mostly traveled By others such as farmers and missionaries. What is the Oregon Trail?
4,4 Around 1830 the Mexican Government was worried about The great influx into Texas by These people. Who are Americans?
5,1 The battle of San Jacinto was led By him. Who is Sam Houston?
5,2 U.S. brigadier general who, in 1846, Led an army that occupied Santa Fe and seized control of New Mexico. Who is Stephen Kearny?
5,3 The term mountain men referred To them. What are fur traders?
5,4 He was a leading Tejano figure In the Texas Revolution. Who is Juan Seguin?