Unit 6 Smore Project

Preston Blackmon

Texas Revolution

The Texas Revolution was when Mexico separated from Spain to create a new country. Then they got people from southern America to come down and create Texas. They wanted people to come down there to fill up the land. The Alamo war was when Texas tried to start there own countries. The Alamo only lasted 13 days. Antonio Lopez lead the army and caught them on surprise.

Manifest Destiny

This picture presents the Americans going west. The people are miners and farmers. The dark area is showing how they are kicking out the Indians. Also the train shows how they are building train tracks for people to move faster.
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4 Main trails

The Mormon Trail was used by people with different religion. They used it to move some where else. The California trail was used for gold. Also to start a new life. Then the Santa Fe and Oregon where both for land. Then to start a new life, sometimes gold.

Levi Strauss

I'm Levi i own a canned good store by all the miners. I get a lot of customers all day long. I get really good money on this job. People come to my store because when they go mining they can bring canned food that does get all nasty and bring it with them. They also can keep it for a long time. This is a really good job because everyone is looking for food to buy for there mining trips.
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1836 Texas Independence established

Texas was able to win the fight with Mexico giving them there freedom making Texas its own thing later it would because a state for the U.S.

Why did setters move to Texas?

The reason they moved to Texas is all the free land. People moved there because no one lived there meaning a lot of land that no one owned. They would move there for free land. Mostly farmers moved here for a lot of land so they could make a lot of money.
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Mexican-American War

1.Texas wanted to be free.

2.Treaty of Guadalupe Hidaglo. This is when america got a lot of land that is known as present day Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.

3.Bear Flag Revolt. This is basically when California went against the Mexican government and named its self its own republic but soon after the American army occupied California

4.Gadsden Purchase. This is when america bought a chunk of land from mexico