Study Guide 9. Who won the election of 1844?. Sam Houston. Who was the leader of the Texas rebels that defeated Santa Anna at San Jacinto?. In the 1820’s Mexico invited American settlers to Texas. Texas. Apache.
ExpansionistsWhat is the belief that God intended the US to expand westward?
Poor HealthDescribe some difficulties faced by emigrants on the Oregon Trail.
Businessmen made big money selling goods to miners.
Immigrants that came for gold stayed for jobs leading to greater ethnic diversity.What effects did the Gold Rush have on the development of the United States?