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  1. Annexation

  2. The joining of one region to another

  3. Los Diablos Tejanos

  4. Nickname given to the Texas Rangers during the U.S.-Mexican War – The Texas Devils

  5. Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

  6. Agreement that ended the U.S.-Mexican War

  7. Compromise of 1850

  8. Agreement under which Texas gave up land claims in New Mexico

  9. Mexican Cession

  10. Territory in northern Mexico that was ceded to the United States after the War

  11. Put the following events in order: A. The U.S. Senate rejects the treaty to annex Texas. B. Polk is elected President of the U.S. C. President Polk signs the Texas Admission Act. D. The U.S. Congress passes a joint resolution to annex Texas.

  12. Put the following events in order: A, B, D, C A. The U.S. Senate rejects the treaty to annex Texas. B. Polk is elected President of the U.S. D. The U.S. Congress passes a joint resolution to annex Texas. C. President Polk signs the Texas Admission Act.

  13. The U.S. (at first) did not want to annex Texas because…

  14. Worried about War with Mexico Did not want to tip the balance of power in Congress Did not want to add another slave state to the Union

  15. Manifest Destiny was important to the annexation of Texas because…

  16. The U.S. wanted more and more land for Westward Expansion

  17. What were some reasons that Texans wanted to be annexed to the U.S.?

  18. Most Texans were from the U.S. and still had family there Texans wanted the U.S. military to protect them The U.S. would help Texas settle its debts

  19. What were some Negative impacts of Westward Expansion?

  20. U.S. settlers pushed out native populations and wildlife.

  21. What were some Positive impacts of Westward Expansion?

  22. Economic growth and opportunity Education Spread Democracy

  23. When John L. O’Sullivan first used the term Manifest Destiny in 1839, which of the following events was it meant to influence or relate to?

  24. The Annexation of Texas (remember he wrote it in 1839)

  25. What were the causes of the Mexican War?

  26. Border disputes Texas annextion U.S. soldiers at the Rio Grande

  27. The Mexican War was very costly for both sides. How was Mexico affected by the War?

  28. Mexico was humiliated and devastated.

  29. Before the war, Mexico thought this river separated Mexico and Texas.

  30. Nueces River

  31. He was the first U.S. General in the War. He attacked Northern Mexico.

  32. Zachary Taylor

  33. He was the second General who attacked Mexico City.

  34. Winfield Scott

  35. Under the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, what did Mexico have to do?

  36. Recognize the annexation of Texas and the border at the Rio Grande. And cede Northern Territory to the U.S.

  37. Under the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, what did the U.S. have to do?

  38. Pay Mexico $15 million for the Northern Territory and pay $3.25 million to U.S. citizens for property damage.

  39. How were Tejanos treated after the War?

  40. They were discriminated against and many were forced to leave.

  41. What new weapon gave the Texas Rangers an advantage against the Indians?

  42. The Colt Six Shooter

  43. Which famous Texas Ranger established a camp east of Laredo, where he and his fellow Rangers fought several battles with the Comanche Indians?

  44. John S. “Rip” Ford

  45. Which famous Texas Ranger was famous for holding off American Indians for more than an hour at Enchanted Rock?

  46. John Coffee Hays

  47. What were the duties of the Texas Rangers?

  48. Protect settlers against outlaws, Mexico, and Indians. And to help settlers spread west.

  49. Why did the Texas government abandon the reservation system in Texas?

  50. The Indians continued to leave the reservations and caused problems for the settlers.