Annexation

By: Desire Garcia

Treaty Of April 1844

It would make Texas a territory of the United States. Texans grudgingly accepted, but the United Sates Senate rejected it and did not pass by 2/3 majority. It was a big shock!

Election 1844 In The U.S.

James K. Polk becomes new President (he favored annexation). This means that Americans also favored annexation of Texas.

Joint Revolution

It is a formal ruling passed by both houses in the United States Congress that only takes a simple majority . It was much easier to pass. Overwhelmingly passed and the United states voted to annex Texas on Febuary 26,1845