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Chapter 13 APUSH

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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”
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Elias Howe, Jr. (July 9, 1819 – October 3, 1867) was an American inventor and sewing machine pioneer.
Charles Goodyear
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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
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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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