BY : CAYLIE KIRKPATRICK
Sam Houston wanted Mexico to prevent war and to have peace with the Native Americans
Mirabeau B. Lumar
Treaty of April 1844
Would make Texas a territory of the U.S. Texans grudgingly accepted, but the U.S. Senate rejected it. Did not pass by 2/3 majorities. which is a big shock.
Election 1844 in the U.S
James K. Polk becomes new President (He favored annexation). This meant Americans also favored annexation of Texas.
James K. Polk
A formal ruling passed by both houses in U.S. congress that only takes a simple majority. It was much easier to pass. Overwhelmingly passed! U.S. voted to annexation Texas on Feb. 26, 1845.