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.

1. Slavery

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.