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Hist. 1020 Study Guide Exam #2 Disclaimer: The following is a general guide to help you prepare for the upcoming exam. It is not to be understood as a comprehensive guide to the topics that will be covered on the exam. Moreover, it must be stated that acquiring a simple definition of each of the following key terms will not serve you well on the exam. You must understand the material in its context in order to do well. Chapter 5 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 Monroe Doctrine 1823: stated that any attempt by a European power to colonize in the Americas would be considered an unfriendly act by the United States. Manifest Destiny: belief that a country was destined to rule a continent from coast to 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. As a result of the war, Mexico and California was ceded into the U.S. under the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. 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
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course HIST 1020 taught by Professor Gorshkov during the Spring '08 term at Auburn University.

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