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Activity 13

Zoe Payne

on 14 March 2013

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Siege 17-22 6-10 11-16 1-5 A military operation in which enemy forces surround a town or building, cutting off supplies, with the aim of compelling the surrender. Marcus and Narcissa Whitman Cede To give up power or territory. Activity The practice or custom of having more than one wife or husband at the same time. Polygamy The action of becoming larger or more extensive. Example: The expansion of a countries borders. Expansion He was a military leader who fought to gain independence for Texas from Mexico and to make it a part of the United States. Sam Houston Append or add as an extra or subordinate part. Example: Texas was annexed into the United States. Annex A meeting at an agreed time and place usually between two people. Rendezvous The land that forms the farthest extent of a nation's settled regions. Frontier A government grant of public land for a railroad, highway, or state college. Basically the government grants someone the right to build a highway, railroad, or state college on public land. Land grant A person who farms or works on a ranch, especially in the southwestern United States and Mexico. Ranchero He was the creator of the first trust or large business in America. He was also the first prominent Aster family member. Plus he was the first multi-millionare in the United States of America. John Jacob Astor 13 History Boat A religious leader who founded the Mormon church in 1830. He also published the Book of Mormon and he was the founder of the Latter Day Saint movement. Joseph Smith By: Zoe Payne William Becknell A freight operator who established the Santa Fe trail. Narcissa was one of the two first white women to cross the rocky mountains. Their two year old daughter drowned and Narcissa's eyesight continued to worsen, while they stayed with the Cayuse, which were the indians they were trying to build a mission for, but they were deaf to their teachings of the gospel. There mission was soon closed because of little success. Marcus helped lead the first Great Migration. The Whitmans ended up going back to the Cayuse again. The measles struck both the American and the Cayuse, but many more Cayuse died than Americans. The Cayuse believed there had been a betrayal, so they killed Marcus and Narcissa Whitman along with several other Americans. The Cayuse also destroyed the mission buildings. Karma must have got the Cayuse tribe back because a couple years in the future the leftovers of the Cayuse ended up joining other close tribes. Narcissa
Whitman Marcus
Whitman Stephen Austin Marcus and Narcissa Whitman played a huge role in the launch of the Oregon Trail. Their group took wagons further than any other American journey in the past. Originally from Germany, he moved to the United States 26 years after birth. Aged 84 years Had 5 Kids Married Sarah Todd Astor He led 300 families to Texas, so he earned the name Father of Texas. Well, he led the first legal colonization of Texas. His father retrieved an empresarial grant, so he could legally bring Texas the 300 families. A
years Born in Virginia Aged
years Born
Virginia Married
Jane Trusler He played a role in the Battle of Credit Island. Dictatorship A country governed by a dictator. A dictator is a ruler with total power over a country, typically one who has obtained power by force. Julius Caesar Adolf Hitler Aged
70 years 1st
of Texas James K. Polk He was the 11th president of the United States. His expansionism led to the Mexican war and the annexation of California and much of the southwest. Aged
53 years Married Sarah Childress 9th Governor
Tennessee John C. Fremont He was an American explorer, soldier, and the first Republican party candidate for the presidency in 1856. He believed in Manifest destiny. Married
Fremont Aged 77
years Aged 38 years Born in Vermont Vigilante A member of a self-appointed group of citizens who undertake law enforcement in their community without legal authority. Brigham Young Forty-niner United States religious leader of the Mormon church after the assassination of Joseph Smith. Had 55 wives Had 56
Children Aged 76 years A miner who took part in the California gold rush in 1849. Water Rights The right to make use of the water from a stream, lake, or irrigation canal. The right to navigate on particular waters. The End
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