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Someone who settles on public land under government regulation with the hopes of squiring the title to the land.

Squatter

1

Someone who travels overland to the west.

Over lander

2

A statement of assurance

Guarantee

3

To being over from one belief view or party to another

Convert

4

To transfer the use possession or control of something from church to civil authority.

Secularize

5

A person of mixed blood or ancestry

Mestizo

6

Men who herded cattle on haciendas

Vaqueros

7

Of or relating to citizens

Civil

8

In the end finally or eventually

Ultimately

9

A person who arranged for the settlement of Texas in the 1800s

Empresario

10

Incorporating a territory within the domain of a country.

Annexation

11

An assembly of persons who meet for a common purpose.

Convention

12

To strengthen by additional assistance material or support

Reinforcement

13

A person delegated to represent one country to another

Envoy

14

To give up by treaty

Cede

15

A formal expression of opinion will or intent voted by an official body or assembly

Resolution

16

Free from risk of loss

Secure