Chapter 13 APUSH

Chapter 13

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•“Young Americans”

The Young America Movement was United States political concept popular in the 1840s. Inspired by European youth movements of the 1830s (see Young...
• Webster-Ashburton Treaty, 1842
The Webster–Ashburton Treaty, signed August 9, 1842, was a treaty resolving several border issues between the United States and the British North...
Stephen Austin
Stephen Fuller Austin (November 3, 1793 – December 27, 1836), known as the Father of Texas, led the second and ultimately successful colonization of the region by...
W.B. Travis/The Alamo
William Barret Travis (August 9, 1809 – March 6, 1836) was a 19th centuryAmerican lawyer and soldier. At the age of 26, he was a Lieutenant Colonel in...
Goliad Massacre
The Goliad Campaign refers to a series of battles which occurred in 1836 as part of the Texas Revolution, which ultimately led to theGoliad massacre. Troops...
Sam Houston
Samuel Houston (March 2, 1793– July 26, 1863) was a 19th century American statesman, politician, and soldier. Born on Timber Ridge, just north of Lexington in Rockbridge...
Joseph Smith/Brigham Young

Brigham Young (June 1, 1801 – August 29, 1877) was an American leader in the Latter Day Saint movement and a settler of the western United States. He was the president ofThe...
• John L. O’Sullivan, “Manifest Destiny”
John Louis O'Sullivan (November 15, 1813 – March 24, 1895) was an American columnist and editor who used the term "Manifest Destiny" in 1845 to promote the annexation...
Slidell Mission
President Polk dispatched John Slidell, a Louisiana lawyer, to Mexico City in the fall of 1845. His assignment was to negotiate the following:
Gen. Zachary Taylor, Col. Stephen Kearney,
Gen. Winfield Scott, John C. Freemont
Mexican Ameircan War generals
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo (Tratado de Guadalupe Hidalgo in Spanish) is the peace treaty, largely dictated by the United States[1][2] to...
• The Gadsden Purchase
The Gadsden Purchase (known as Venta de La Mesilla, or "Sale of La Mesilla", in Mexico[2]) is a 29,670-square-mile (76,800 km2) region of present-day...
Elias Howe
Elias Howe, Jr. (July 9, 1819 – October 3, 1867) was an American inventor and sewing machine pioneer.
Charles Goodyear
Charles Goodyear (December 29, 1800 – July 1, 1860) was the first American to vulcanize rubber, a process which he discovered in 1839 and patented on June 15, 1844....
John Deere
John Deere (February 7, 1804 – May 17, 1886) was an American blacksmith and manufacturer who founded Deere & Company— the largest...
Cyrus McCormick
Cyrus Hall McCormick, Sr. (February 15, 1809 – May 13, 1884) of Rockbridge County, Virginiawas an American inventor and founder of the McCormick Harvesting...
The Trist Mission
Nicholas P. Trist was a well-connected government employee who had served as a private secretary to Andrew Jackson and married the granddaughter of Thomas Jefferson. During the Polk...

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