Texas History


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  • Sam Houston
  • Native Americans
  • Money Problems
  • Sam Houston became the first president of the Republic of Texas in 1836-1838.
  • Native Americans Action
  • Native Americans, specifically the Comanche Indians, raped women, raided settlements, and attacked men.
  • Money Problems Action
  • The Texas Repubic was in a $1.25 million public dept and had to borrow money for the revolution.
  • Conclusion/Fun Facts
  • Houston signed a peace treaty with the Indians, and sent the Texas rangers to patrol central Texas.
  • Houston sent 3 to 4 regiments of soldiers home and never recalled them back to duty.
  • Sam Houston also served a second term as president of the Republic of Texas from 1841 to 1844. He set a good example for the next presidents to follow.
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