Annexation of Texas
By: Sara Shaw
What is Manifest Destiny?
Manifest Destiny was held in the 19th century. It was the destiny for the
U.S. to expand it's territory over the whole North American and to extend and enhance its political, social, and economic influences.
The significance of Texas being annexed to the U.S.
2. War w/ Mexico
3. Manifest Destiny
Thoughts from Tejano
Mexico did not recognize the Treaty of Velasco.
Thoughts from Anglo Texan
"It was exciting to be our own nation but much more difficult than we thought. Even now, we are faced with issue of what is our true border."
Thoughts from American
Due to Manifest Destiny in the west, war in Mexico may occur.
Thoughts from Free Black Texan
Northerners and Midwesterners believe that Manifest Destiny really means expandng Slavery.