Annexation

Learn about how Texas and Mexico delt with annexation!

Treaty Of April 1844

During his tenure, U.S President James K Polk oversaw the greatest territorial expansion of the United states to date. Polk accomplished this through the annexation of Texas in 1845.

Joint Resolution

In 1843, President of the United States John Tyler, unaligned with any political party, decided, as chief executive, to independetly pursue the annexation of Texas in a bid to gain a base of popular support for another four years in office.