A settler that set up homes and farms on land they did not own.
A settler who traveled by wagon train to the west.
State where Mormons eventually settled.
Spanish settlement that sought to spread the Christian faith and Spanish Culture.
Top of the social class system in California.
Mexican dictator who led the army against Texas. (2 words)
Man who was given command of Texan army.
Battle at which 300 Texans were taken prisoner and then executed.
U.S. President during the Mexican-American War.
State that entered the Union at the same time as Texas.
The first General to lead U.S. forces during the Mexican-American War.
The treaty that ended the Mexican-American War.(2)
Invented a new light weight steel plow.
Country that Mexico gained its independence from.
A person of both Native American and European ancestry.
Mexican territory that killed their governor. (2)
Early Texas settler who the current state capital is named for.
This was protected in the new Texan Constitution.
The deciding battle in Texas' fight for Independence.(2)
His forces secured Santa Fe from Mexico without a fight.
This ill-fated wagon train had to resort to cannibalism in order to survive.
The U.S. government and Native Americans signed a treaty protecting settlers at Fort _______?
The former Missions in New Mexico became large ranches raising what animal?
He was given a large piece of land in California which became the destination for most wagon trains travelling there.
Texan defenders at this battle hoped to delay the Mexican Army.(2)

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