Flashcards in US History Chapter 7 Note Quiz section 3 and 4 Deck (35):
Mexico passed colonization laws offering cheap what to settlers in Texas?
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.
Empresarios are also called what?
Who was the most successful agent? ( 1500 citizens)
In 1826 who led a rebellion to free the settlers from Mexico?
Who was sent to Mexico city to talk to the government?
Who was the Mexican president?
Antonio Lopez Santa Anna
Austin was arrested and jailed for what?
Santa Anna made himself the what of Mexico?
Texans armies first victories were at where?
Gonzales and San Antonio
Who led the Texan army?
February 1836 what famous battle took place? How long did the texans hold off the mexican army?
Mexican army forced troops to surrender, and executed many of them where?
Texan troops launched a surprise attack where?
Who became the first president Texas?
Who was the president at the time Texas pushed for annexation?
The first time, did congress vote for or against the annexation of Texas?
Why did the democratic candidate James k polks platform appeal to everyone?
It expanded the US
Polk won against what Whig candidate?
Us and Britain negotiated what treaty in June of 1846?
Us gained territory of all land south of what north latitude line?
The US wanted to buy what state from Mexico?
Who was the general that moved the troops passed the nueces river?
Congress declared war on what country in 1846?
Polk asked for how many army recruits? How many did he receive?
50,000 and 73,000
Taylor's troops defeated Mexican troops at what two sites?
Palo alto and redact de la Palma
Another is force was led by who?
Settlers in northern California who revolted were led by who?
What was cAlifornias own country called
Bear state republic
Mexico refused to surrender so Polk sent troops to where?
Who replaced general Taylor to due Polk believing he was a political rival?
What city was captured on September 14th 1847
Mexico and the us signed what treaty after the war?
Treaty of Guadalupe
The us payed Mexico how much money for their land?