Chapter 13 Manifest Destiny. This chapter is about 1) Mountain Men 2) Trails West 3) The Texas Revolution 4) The War with Mexico 5) The California Gold Rush. Mountain Men. Mountain Men like Jedediah Smith will explore lands in the west, including present day Utah.
Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.
This chapter is about
1) Mountain Men
2) Trails West
3) The Texas Revolution
4) The War with Mexico
5) The California Gold Rush
Mountain Men like Jedediah Smith will explore lands in the west, including present day Utah.
The Spanish wanted people to settle Texas so when Moses Austin asked for permission to start a colony in Texas, Spain agreed.
The Americans declared that Texas was a free and independent republic.
Sam Houston and his men advanced upon the Mexican Army at San Jacinto screaming “Remember the Alamo” killing half of Santa Anna’s army, forcing them to surrender.
Manifest Destiny suggest that expansion was not only good but bound to happen, even if it meant pushing Mexicans and Native Americans out of the way.
In 1848, the war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. Mexico recognized that Texas was part of the United States, and the Rio Grande was the border between the nations.
Mexico also ceded, or gave up, a vast region known as the Mexican Cession, but the United States agreed to pay $15 million for the land.