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					AMERICANIZATION OF TEXAS
BEFORE TEXAS ANNEXATION
 AMERICANIZATION OF TEXAS
       CAUSE                 EFFECT
• MEXICO WANTS TO    • 1821: NEWLY
  SETTLE THE LAND      INDEPENDENT
  KNOWN AS TEXAS       MEXICO INVITES
  TO PROTECT           AMERICANS TO
  AGAINST NAT. AM.     SETTLE IN TEXAS
                       – OFFERED LAND
                         GRANTS TO LAND
                         AGENTS
                       – LAND SOLD FOR 12
                         ½ CENTS PER ACRE
 AMERICANIZATION OF TEXAS
         CAUSE           EFFECT
• 1822: STEPHEN    • AMERICANS WANT
  AUSTIN AND         TO EXTEND THE US
  OTHERS EST.        BOUNDARY TO
  COLONIES AND       INCLUDE TEXAS
  AMERICANS
  DECIDE TEXAS
  PROMISES GREAT
  WEALTH
 AMERICANIZATION OF TEXAS
       CAUSE                 EFFECT
• MEXICO’S GOV’T     • 1830: MEXICO
  DISLIKES             BECOMES
  AMERICANS’           CONCERNED AND
  SLAVEHOLDING,        RESTRICTS
  ENGLISH, AND         FURTHER
  PROTESTANT FAITH     IMMIGRATION
 AMERICANIZATION OF TEXAS
         CAUSE              EFFECT
• 1833: AUSTIN       • AUSTIN GETS
  APPEALS TO SANTA     ARRESTED AND
  ANNA TO GET          IMPRISONED FOR
  GREATER SELF-        STARTING A
  GOV’T                REVOLUTION
 AMERICANIZATION OF TEXAS
         CAUSE            EFFECT
• 1835: AUSTIN     • TEXANS MOVE TO
  RETURNS TO         THE ALAMO;
  TEXAS AND          MEXICAN
  DECLARES WAR       PRESIDENT SENDS
  THE “ONLY          TROOPS TO TEXAS
  RECOURSE.” HE
  CALLS ON TEXAS
  TO ARM
  THEMSELVES
 AMERICANIZATION OF TEXAS
        CAUSE                 EFFECT
• FEB. 1836: TEXANS   • ALL 187AMERICANS
  AND MEXICANS          DIE, AFTER KILLING
  CLASH AT THE          600+ MEXICANS
  ALAMO IN A 12-DAY
  SIEGE
 AMERICANIZATION OF TEXAS
       CAUSE               EFFECT
• APRIL 1836:       • MEXICAN
  AMERICANS           PRESIDENT
  KILLED 630 AND      RECOGNIZES TEXAS
  CAPTURED SANTA      INDEPENDENCE.
  ANNA IN A           TEXAS FORMS A
  SURPRISE ATTACK     GOV’T, ELECTS A
  AT SAN JACINTO,     PRESIDENT
  SAYING
  “REMEMBER THE
  ALAMO”
 AMERICANIZATION OF TEXAS
         CAUSE               EFFECT
• 1838: TEXAS SEEKS   • THE U.S. DIVIDES
  ANNEXATION            OVER
                        ANNEXATION. THE
                        NORTH OPPOSES
                        B/C WILL EXPAND
                        SLAVERY
 AMERICANIZATION OF TEXAS
       CAUSE                EFFECT
• JAMES POLK IS     • 1845: LONE STAR
  ELECTED ON PRO-     REPUBLIC IS
  EXPANSION           ADMITTED TO
  CAMPAIGN            UNION AS THE 28TH
                      STATE
 AMERICANIZATION OF TEXAS
         CAUSE            EFFECT
• 1846: US AND      • THE MEXICAN WAR
  MEXICO DISAGREE     STARTS
  ON THE BORDER
  FOR TEXAS

				
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