Study Guide World History Exam II

Study Guide World History Exam II - As a result of the war...

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Study Guide World History Exam II 1. Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna : Mexican political leader who fought for independence of Mexico and became its president during his 40-year career. Fought during the Mexican- American War 2. Monroe Doctrine 1923 : stated that any attempt by a European power to colonize in the Americas would be considered an unfriendly act by the United State. 3. Manifest Destiny: belief that a country was destined to rule a continent from coast to coast 4. Mexican-American War 1846-1848 : conflict that started as a result of the annexation of Texas. Mexico didn't recognize Texas's independence and fought the U.S. in order to keep it.
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Unformatted text preview: As a result of the war, Mexico and California was ceded into the U.S. under the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. 5. Benito Juarez & La Reforma : one of the Presidents of Mexico who spent most of his life seeking liberal reforms for the country of Mexico. During the period of La Reforma, he and a bunch of other Mexican liberalist achieved those sought out reforms through the Reform Laws which curtailed the power of the Church and military, abolished special clerical and military privileges, and declared all citizens equal before the law. 6. Porfirio Diaz:...
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