Nickname given to the Texas Rangers during the U.S.-Mexican War – The Texas Devils
Territory in northern Mexico that was ceded to the United States after the War
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.
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.
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
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
Economic growth and opportunity Education Spread Democracy
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?
Border disputes Texas annextion U.S. soldiers at the Rio Grande
The Mexican War was very costly for both sides. How was Mexico affected by the War?
He was the first U.S. General in the War. He attacked Northern Mexico.
Recognize the annexation of Texas and the border at the Rio Grande. And cede Northern Territory to the U.S.
Pay Mexico $15 million for the Northern Territory and pay $3.25 million to U.S. citizens for property damage.
Which famous Texas Ranger established a camp east of Laredo, where he and his fellow Rangers fought several battles with the Comanche Indians?
Which famous Texas Ranger was famous for holding off American Indians for more than an hour at Enchanted Rock?
Protect settlers against outlaws, Mexico, and Indians. And to help settlers spread west.
The Indians continued to leave the reservations and caused problems for the settlers.