REPUBLIC OF TEXAS. Name: Date: Period: Teacher:. TEXAS REPUBLIC 1836 - 1838. President: Sam Houston Vice President: Mirabeau B. Lamar Secretary of State: Stephen F. Austin. Picture source: www.lsjunction.com/people/houston.htm. WHY NOT ANNEX TEXAS?.
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Vice President: Mirabeau B. Lamar
Secretary of State: Stephen F. Austin
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The U.S. was hesitant to annex Texas because…
President Houston called in the Texas Rangers to protect the interests of the Native Americans.
Texas Attempts to Raise Money
President: Mirabeau B. Lamar
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Debt at the end of Lamar’s term: $7 million
eliminated dozens of government positions
cut the size of the army
sold navy ships
Houston felt the Native Americans had certain rights and there should be peace.HOUSTON’S SECOND TERM
The Texans attacked the town expecting an easy victory.
After 2 days of fighting, the Texans surrendered.
The Texans were marched to Mexico City.
Some escaped during the journey but were recaptured.
Black Bean Drawing
Santa Anna was back in power.
Every tenth prisoner was ordered to be executed.
Black beans were placed on to
Officers were forced to draw first.THE MIER EXPEDITION
President: Dr. Anson Jones
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…opposed the annexation of Texas by the United States