Texas Annexation Story Board
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Why TX is not annexed(15.1)
I don't want Texas to come to United States
I don't know what to say?
WHAT you can't come to Texas.
TX needs debt help (15.1)
Ummm....ok i geuss.
Mexico threatens TX (15.1)
Some opposed because Texas was pro-slavery and Texas wanted to join the United Stated but others didn't want to because then there would be more slaves and so they voted 35 to 16.
Polk and Manifest Destiny (15.1)
The US would pay Texas, $12 million dept in return, Texas would give up claim to all its public lands.
Mex-American War Ends (15.3)
Mexico never recognized Texas as independent there was argument over land between Texas and Mexico and Mexico worried about its western asstesas well.
Pearce Plan (15.3)
When Polk became president by a narrow margin he moved to annex Texas and gained speed .
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo and Mexico gave up all the claim to Texas and accepted the Rio Grande as the boundary. Mexico surrounded all territory Western Texas and the Pacific Ocean.
Texas would give up claim to New Mexico in exchange for $10 million. The money was used to pay off Texas' public debt.