Jose and Jeremy's Texas Sized Timeline

Texas Independence and Annexation of Texas

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Missouri Compromise-1820

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In 1820 to balance the power in congress between slave and free states they mad Missouri a slave state and Maine a free state. It was repealed by the Kansas-Nebraska act. 

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Andrew Jackson becomes president- 1829

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Andrew Jackson, a US Soldier and statesman, was elected 7th president of the United States of America. 

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Nullification Crisis-1832

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A political crisis when Andrew Jackson was president where South Carolina confronted the federal government.

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Formation of the Texas Republic-1836

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In 1836 the Republic of Texas became a independent nation from Mexico after the Texas revolution.

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Sam Houston is elected the president of Texas- 1836

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Sam Houston defeated Stephen F. Austin and Henry Smith in a landslide and was president until 1838. He was elected president another time after 1838.

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Martin Van Buren is president of the United States- 1837

Martin Van Buren was a statesman and was elected eighth president of the United States in 1837.

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Mirabeau Lamar is elected president of Texas- 1838

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Mirabeau Lamar was a Texas politician, poet, diplomat, and soldier. He was elected second president of Texas.

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Chief Bowles ordered to lead Cherokees out of Texas- 1839

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When Sam Houston was president he tried making treaties with the Cherokees indians, but nothing was passed because the Cherokees were allies with Mexico. When Lamar was president he ordered a militia to chase out and kill the Cherokee indians.

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Council House Fight- 1840

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There was a peace meeting when a fight broke out between the Texas officials, Texas soldiers, and Indian Chiefs.

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Sam Houston is elected president of Texas- 1841

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Sam Houston is elected president of Texas again beating David Burnet.

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Mier Expedition- 1842

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A failed military movement of Texas militia against Texas on the border.

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Santa Fe Expedition- June 1841

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Initiated expedition by president Lamar in order to gain control over the Santa Fe trail.



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