Annexation of Texas is a Good Thing
Another reason Texas wanted to join the U.S. is because the texans would get the protection of the United States Army. The army would help fight off the mexicans and protect the texans.
Sam Houston was the commander of the Texas Army. He was also the first president of The Texas Republic
Santa Anna was the dictator of Mexico and the commander of the mexican army.
William Travis help at the Alamo and was a high rank as a very young man.