Chapter 16 Lesson 1

Zachary Taylor: a general summoned by Polk

John S. "Rip" Ford: a ranger

Offensive: a major troop advance

Winfield Scott: the new commander

Jack Coffee Hays: one of the most famous Texas Rangers

The U.S-Mexican War- one of the most critical moments of the war came when General Winfield Scott da oriels the Mexican port of Veracruz

The Texas Devils: "los diablos Tejanos"

Mexicans feared the Rangers so they called them the "los diablos Tejanos"

Taylor became a national hero

Issues led to the outbreak of the U.S-Mexican War?

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