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Chap 17 VocabAroostook War- series of clashes between American and Canadian lumberjacks in the disputedterritory of northern Maine, resolved when a permanent boundary was agreed upon in 1842.Battle of Buena Vista- key American victory against Mexican forces in the Mexican American war. Elevated general Zachary Taylor to national prominence and helped secure his success in the 1848 presidential election.Californa Bear Flag Republic- short lived California republic, established by local American settlers who revolted against Mexico. Once news of the war with Mexico reached the Americans, they abandoned the republic in favor of joining the united states.Caroline- the diplomatic row between the united states and Britain. Developed after British troops set fire to an American steamer carrying supplies across the Niagara River to Canadian insurgents, during Canada’s short lived insurrectionConscience Whigs- northern whigs who opposed slavery on moral grounds. Conscience Whigs
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