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Right

A freedom that belongs to a person

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Treaty

Written agreement between groups or nations

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how did the views of Mexican and American leaders differ about Texas

Mexicand considered Texas a part of Mexico; they disagreed about the border between Texas and Mexico.

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Who was John Sloat

US commander in the Navy who sailed to Monterey and took over the city. He raised the US flag and declared California was now a part of the US

5

what happened when US soilders crossed the Mexico border

Mexican troops attacked them and US declared war on Mexico

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what the the Americans want to from the war

they wanted to take control of California from Mexico

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Where did Sloat go after California

San Francisco and Sonoma

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Who was Robert Stockton

new leader of US Navy after John Sloat

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what did Stockton do for the bear flaggers

made them a part of US army

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who was named the leader of the bear flaggers by Stockton

John Fremont and Archibald Gillespie

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What did Stockton send Fremont and Gillespie to do

take control of other California cities

12

what did Gillispie do to the people of Los Angeles

made rules of when and where people could travel. this made people mad and they rebeled

13

who was Stephen Watts Kearny

general whose troops were attacked by Californios

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what was the battle of San Pasqual

battle between the Californios and American soliders

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why did Kerney send most of his soilders back to New Mexico

because he was told by scout Kit Carson that California was safely under US control

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who organized the surrender of Californios

pico brothers.

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who was Bernarda Ruiz

woman who advised Fremont to offer peace terms to the Californios. She told them to win Mexican Californians over to their side instead of making enemies out of them

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what was the Treaty of Cahuenga

ending of the fighting in California

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what was the tready of Guadalupe Hidalgo

ended the Mexican-American war, Mexico gave up land and US paid Mexico $15 million

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what are political boundaries

imaginary line marking the limits of a nation

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what are hatch lines

used to show lands that were claimed by two or more countries