The Rallying Cry Of The Texans During Their Rebellion Against General Antonio Lopez De Santa Anna At The Alamo

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92. The rallying cry of the Texans in their rebellion against General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna at the Alamo mission in San Antonio TX in 1836 when 200 Texans made a heroic stand against 3000 Mexicans under Santa Anna. 93. The manifest destiny was belief in which Americans believe that America had a divine obligation to stretch the boundaries to the Pacific Ocean. A symbol of manifest destiny was the figure “Columbia” that moves across the land leaving the darkness with light. 94. Texan Annexation. Mexico had warned it would regard annexation as an act of war. The Boundary Dispute, the California Question: President Polk clearly wanted to expand the country to the Pacific Ocean by taking control of California and lands in the Southwest. Monetary Claims against Mexico. 95. The Wilmot Proviso was a fundamental condition in the acquisition of any territory of Mexico it banned slavery in all land gained from Mexican cession 1846. It was never passed through both houses but it transformed the debate of slavery. 96. The California Gold Rush made rich overnight to many participants and also a impact not only in California, but the entire US as well. There were many robbers and criminals running away in California. But the effect of the California Gold Rush changed the legal system. In addition U.S signed a treaty which claimed California as their own. Land transportation was limited but once gold fever struck the money was put into the economy. Then the transcontinental

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