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Mexico passed colonization laws offering cheap what to settlers in Texas?

Land

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Name the three things texans had to do in order to receive free Mexican land.

1. Become Mexican citizens
2. Convert to Catholicism
3. Follow Mexican law.

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Empresarios are also called what?

Agents

3

Who was the most successful agent? ( 1500 citizens)

Stephan Austin

4

In 1826 who led a rebellion to free the settlers from Mexico?

Benjamin Edwards

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Who was sent to Mexico city to talk to the government?

Stephan Austin

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Who was the Mexican president?

Antonio Lopez Santa Anna

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Austin was arrested and jailed for what?

Treason

8

Santa Anna made himself the what of Mexico?

Dictator

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Texans armies first victories were at where?

Gonzales and San Antonio

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Who led the Texan army?

Sam Houston,

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February 1836 what famous battle took place? How long did the texans hold off the mexican army?

The Alamo.
13 days

12

Mexican army forced troops to surrender, and executed many of them where?

Goliad

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Texan troops launched a surprise attack where?

San jacinto

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Who became the first president Texas?

Sam Houston

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Who was the president at the time Texas pushed for annexation?

President Tyler

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The first time, did congress vote for or against the annexation of Texas?

Against

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Why did the democratic candidate James k polks platform appeal to everyone?

It expanded the US

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Polk won against what Whig candidate?

Henry clay

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Us and Britain negotiated what treaty in June of 1846?

Oregon treaty

20

Us gained territory of all land south of what north latitude line?

49

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The US wanted to buy what state from Mexico?

California

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Who was the general that moved the troops passed the nueces river?

Zachary Taylor

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Congress declared war on what country in 1846?

Mexico

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Polk asked for how many army recruits? How many did he receive?

50,000 and 73,000

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Taylor's troops defeated Mexican troops at what two sites?

Palo alto and redact de la Palma

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Another is force was led by who?

Stephan kearney

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Settlers in northern California who revolted were led by who?

John fremont

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What was cAlifornias own country called

Bear state republic

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Mexico refused to surrender so Polk sent troops to where?

Veracruz

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Who replaced general Taylor to due Polk believing he was a political rival?

Winfield Scott

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What city was captured on September 14th 1847

Mexico city?

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Mexico and the us signed what treaty after the war?

Treaty of Guadalupe

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The us payed Mexico how much money for their land?

15 million

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What issue still remained after the war?

Slavery