Texas history in 1820-1865

you would learn the history of Texas through 1820-1865

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1820 Missouri Compromise

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The Missouri compromise was an effort by congress to separate the slave states and the free states

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1829-1837--Andrew Jackson President of us

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Andrew Jackson was an American solder and served as the seventh president of the United States.Also Andrew was a war hero after defeating the British in the new Orleans during the war of 1812.

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1832-Nullification Crisis

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the Nullification Crisis was southern protest against the series of protective tariffs.

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1836-1845 Texas Republic

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the Texas Republic was a country when we had a battle with Mexico and then finally broke free and got our independence and was open.Texas thought right away they were going to be annexed to the United States but the United States did not want to do anything yet with Texas because it was a slave state.

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1836 Texas independence

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Texas was a rebellion of colonist from the United States and Tejanos putting up armed resistance to the government of Mexico then later got there independence.

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1836 Sam Houston is elected President

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Sam Houston was an American solder and politician.His victory at San Jancinto secured the independence of Texas from Mexico. 

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1837-3841 Martin Van Buren president of US

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Martin was an American statesman who served as the eighth president of the United States.Marten was born on December 5, 1782 and founder of the Democratic party.

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1838 Mirabeau Lamar is elected president of Texas

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Mirabeau Lamar was a Texas politician, diplomat, poet, and solder.He also was a leading political figure during the Texas Republic era.

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1839 Chief Bowles ordered to lead Cherokees out of Texas

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Chief Bowles was born around 1756 and his father was killed by white settlers.Texan General sam Houston signed a treaty with the Cherokees that promised them land two months later Texas won there independence and Texas senate refused to ratify his treaty.Also lead the Cherokees out of Texas.

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1840 Council house fight

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the Council house fight was a fight between solders and officials of the Republic of Texas and a delegation of Comache chiefs.

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1841 Sam Houston is elected president of Texas a 2nd time

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Sam Houston is elected a 2nd.He supported annexation by the United States.

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1842 Mier Expedition

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The Mier Expedition was an unsuccessful military operation that was texan militia against Mexican border settlements.It included a major battle at Ciudad Meir, witch the Mexicans won.

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1841 June Santa Fe Expedition

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The Santa Fe Expedition was a occasioned by Mirabeau B. Lamar desire to divert to Texas at least a part of the trade then carried over The Santa Fe Trail.Texas needed trade, and the Santa Fe market apparently offered the best opportunities.

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1844-1845 Anson Jones is elected president of Texas

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Anson Jones was a doctor, businessperson then a member of congress. Anson Jones was the last president of the Republic of Texas before being annexed to the U.S.

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1845 Texas is annexed into the United States

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When the Republic of Texas it became the 28 state to join the union.

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Compromise of 1850

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The compromise was a Fugitive slave act was amended and the slave trade in Washington,D.C, was abolished.Texas lost territory but got 10 million dollars for its debt.

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1854 Kansas-Nebraska Act

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The Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed by the U.S. Congress.It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide for themselves whether or not allow slavery within their borders.

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1857 Dred Scott v. Sandford

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The Supreme Court decision  Dred Scott v. Sandford was issued on March 6, 1857.This opinion declared that slaves were not citizens of the United States and could not sue in Federal Courts.

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1861 Sam Houston resigns as governor of Texas

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Houston was elected governor of Tennessee in 1827.He refused to swear loyalty to the Confederacy when Texas seceded from the union in 1861 with the outbreak of the Civil War, He was removed from office.

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1861-1865 Civil War

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The Civil War was a battle between the United States of America and the Confederate States of America, a group of eleven southern states that left the Union in 1860 and 1861 and formed their own country in order to protect the institution of slavery.



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