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1820- Missouri Compromise

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On March 3, 1820 congress passed a bill granting Missouri state hood as a slave state under the condition that slavery was to be forever prohibited in the rest of Louisiana. 

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1829-1837-- Andrew Jackson President of US

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Andrew Jackson had became the president of the United States from 1829 through 1837. Andrew had been elected as the seventh president. He was elected president and defeated John Quincy Adams. 

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1832- Nullification Crisis

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In November 1832 the Nullification Convention met. The convention declared that the tariffs of 1828 and 1832. 

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Texas Republic- (1836-1845)

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At New Orleans, in early January of 1836, the agents found enthusiastic support, but advised that aid would not be forthcoming so long as Texans squabbled over whether to sustain the Mexican constitution. They then proceeded to Washington and separated: Wharton remained in the capital, Archer went to Richmond, and Austin headed for New York City. 

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1836- Texas Independence

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On March 2, 1836, Texas formally declared its independence from Mexico. The Texas Declaration of Independence was signed at Washington-on-the-Brazos, now commonly referred to as the "birthplace of Texas." 

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1836- Sam Houston is elected president

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Sam Houston was elected president in September 5, 1836. 

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1837-1841-- Martin Van Buren president of the US

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Martin Van Buren was president from 1837-1841. In 1837 the nation was gripped by a financial panic, caused partially by the transfer of federal funds from the nowdefunct Bank of the United States of Bank.

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1838- Mirabeau Lamar is elected president of Texas

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Mirabeau Lamar was elected as president of Texas in 1838. He was president from 1838-1841. He was the second president of Texas. 

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1839- Cheif Bowles ordered to lead Cherokees out of Texas

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On July 16,1839, more than 700 Texas Cherokees and allies from a dozen other Indian tribes made their final stand against a force of more than 900 Texas Rangers, Texas Army soldiers and Texas Militia volunteers. 

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1840- Council House Fight

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The "Council House Fight" happened on March 19, 1840 in San Antonio. The result of the "Council House Fight" was the largest Comanche raid in Texas history and the sack of (and near destruction). 

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1841- Sam Houston is elected president of Texas

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Sam Houston was elected president twice. Once in 1836 through 1838 then again in 1841 through 1844. Houston helped Texas win admission to the United States in 1845and was elected as one of the state's first two senators. 

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1842- Mier Expedtion

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On December 23, 1842, Fisher and most of the men crossed the Rio Grade and entered the town of Meir, where they met no resistance. They demanded supplies from the town, which the town's alcalde promised to deliver. 

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June 1841- Santa Fe Expedition

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By 1841 the Republic was on the verge of bankruptcy, and Lamar was increasingly unpopular with the citizenry. In the spring of that year he authorized a military expedition to New Mexico which has several purposes. One was to gain control of Santa Fe Trail and divert some of the trade to Texas to gain much needed goods and commerce.

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1844-1845-- Anson Jones is elected president of Texas

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Anson Jones was elected president in 1844 and remained president until 1845. He held this position until Texas' annexation, when he surrendered the executive office to Governor Henderson, who had been elected as the first Governor of the state of Texas. 

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1845- Texas is annexed into the United States

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During his tenure, President James K. Polk oversaw the greatest territorial expansion of the United States to date. Polk accomplished this through the annexation of Texas 1845, the negotiation of the Oregon Treaty with Great Britain in 1846, and the conclusion of the Mexican-American war in 1848, which ended with the singing and ratification of the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo in 1848. 

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Compromise of 1850

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Senator Henry Clay introduced a series of resolutions on January 29, 1850, in an attempt to seek a compromise and avert a crisis between North and south. As part of the Compromise of 1850, the Fugitive Slave Act was amended and the slave trade in Washington D.C. was abolished. 

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1854- Kansas-Nebraska Act

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The Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed by the U.S. Congress on May 30, 1854. It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide for themselves whether or not to allow slavery within their borders.

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1857- Dred Scott v. Sanford

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In this ruling the U.S. Supreme Court stated that slaves were not citizens of the United States and, therefore, could not expect any protection from the Federal Government or the courts. 

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1861- Sam Houston resigns as governor of Texas (refuses to take oath of allegiance to the Confederate States of America)

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The Texas secession Convention replaced him with Lt. Governor Edward Clark on March 16, 1816, when Houston refuses to take the oath of allegiance to the Confederate States of America. Although he opposed Texas' withdrawal from the union, Houston also refused to use military force to counter secession. 

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1861-1865-- Civil War

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Abraham Lincoln was the central figure of the Civil War. His election as President in 1860 on a platform of anti-slavery was a catalyst for southern states' secession. He led the nation through the troubled years of 1861 until his assassination in 1865, just before the war ended.



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