Illustated Flow Map
By: Morgan Miller & Lily Armstrong
The Election of Sam Houston *September 5, 1836
Sam Houston won the election. He was the first president of the Republic of Texas. He received 5119 votes. Sam Houston led the troops into San-Jacinto and the battle lasted 18 minutes and they won. This therefore led people to trust them. People like their political leaders to be people who helped them win wars.
Manifest Destiny *1803-1860
Treaty of Guadalupe Hildago *Febuary 2, 1848
The treaty stated: That the US got the Mexican cession which included California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, and Wyoming. This also stated Texas was apart of the US. There was permanent peace. They had to respect the rights of Spanish speaking people.
Mexican Cession *Febuary 1848
Fort Sumter *April 12,1861- April 13, 1861
This is the battle where the first shots of the Civil War were fired. The Confederate did open fire on the Union. This one act started the Civil was which was one of the bloodiest was of all. Confederate State army was placed in control of Confederate army. This started the war the Union won.
Gettysburg *July 1, 1863- July 3, 1863
Appomattox Court House *April 9, 1865
13th Amendment *December 6, 1865
14th Amendment *July 9, 1868
15th Amendment *Febuary 3, 1870
Essay: 13th Amendment and Texas Annexation
The 13th amendment states that all slaves shall be feed forever. This effected Texas economically because they now had to pay the slaves if they had any. Also, socially the whites were extremely mad since they had to pay the blacks and that the blacks free. Since the slaves weren't allowed to be taught how to read or write, it was tough for the to find a job. Some blacks just stayed and worked on plantations and picked cotton since that is what they knew. Politically, all of the blacks could now do a lot of things, since they were now freed. The blacks now had more power than they have ever had in their life. There was now a chance of black leaders in the U.S. The 13th amendment changed the U.S. economically, socially and even politically.
When Texas got annexed into the U.S, lots of thing changed. Economically, this was good for Texas because the U.S paid all of Texas's debts off. Texas had 2 million dollars in debts after the Mexican war and becoming annexed into the U.S. Being annexed into the U.S affected Texas socially, too. Texas was happy because they had more freedom. For instance, you didn't have to be Catholic or speak Spanish. Texas was also changed in a good way politically. There president was the president of the U.S and not their own president. They didn't have to deal with Santa Anna, the dictator, anymore. They now could vote for their own president and have a say. Texas was overall more happy. Being annexed into the U.S, changed Texas drastically in a good way.