Gabes, Sammys, and Janets Texas sized timeline

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1820- Missouri compromise

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When Missouri was admitted as a slave state. 

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1829-1837

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Andrew Jackson presidency. 

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1832-Nullification Crisis

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A U.S. sectional political crisis involving a confrontation between South Carolina and the federal government. It was a fight over the Federal Tariffs. 

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1836-1845 Texas Republic

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An independent sovereign country in North America. 

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1836

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Sam Houston is elected president of Texas.

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1837-1841

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Martin Van Buren is elected president of the U.S.

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1838

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Mirabeau Lamar becomes president of Texas

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1839

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Lamar ordered Chief Bowles and the rest of the Cherokees to leave Texas 

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1840

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The council house fight (Council House Massacre) was a peace conference that resulted in the deaths of 12 Comanche leaders and many others. 

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1841

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Sam Houston is elected president of Texas for the 2nd time.

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June 1841-Santa Fe Expedition

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An attempt to gain control over the Santa Fe trail. 

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1842-Mier Expedition

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An unsuccessful military operation against Mexican border settlements

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1844-1845

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Anson Jones becomes president of Texas.

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1845

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Texas is annexed into the United States by James K. Polk.

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Compromise of 1850

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The north gained California.

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1854-Kansas-Nebraska Act

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The Kansas-Nebraska Act allowed the people to decide whether or not to allow slavery.

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1857- Dred Scott v. Sandford

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The supreme court ruled that Americans of African descent, could not sue in federal court and were not American citizens.  

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1861

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Sam Houston became governor of Texas, he refused to swear loyalty to the Confederacy when Texas seceded from the Union.

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1861-1865 -Civil War

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Fight over slavery  



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