How Texas became a state
Updated: 3/10/2020
How Texas became a state
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  • How Texas Became a State
  • Texas
  • The Alamo
  • Texas became a state in 1845 but it took many years and the people went through a lot.
  • Texas Declares its Independence
  • IN 1821 Mexico won independence from Spain. Mexico controlled the land that is now Texas. Mexico offered people some land who agreed to bring their families and settle there.
  • The Lone Star Republic
  • Sam Hoston
  • For 13 days People of Texas defended The Alamo from the Mexican Army. But the army was to large and the Texans were defeated.
  • Texas Becomes a State
  • During the Alamo, Texan leaders met at the town of Washington-on-the-Brazos. Among them were many of their people, who were also unhappy with the Mexican rules. 4 days before the fall of the Alamo Texas declared independence from Mexico.
  • we declare indepen-dence!
  • In September 1836, the people of Texas elected Sam Hoston as their president.
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