Texas And The United States Essay

1497 Words Nov 29th, 2016 6 Pages
Texas has gone through several events throughout the years in order to become part of one of the most powerful countries in the world, the United States. After having differences and rebellious acts against Mexico to become independent, Texas converted into an independent Republic on 1836 for a short amount of time. Once Texas gained its independence, the United States perceived an opportunity to expand the territory and annex Texas into the country. With the thought of expansion that the government of the United States had, many conflicts and complications with the U.S. citizens and Mexico arouse because of the possible annexation of Texas. Such conflicts included the controversy of the sectional balance, slavery, and complaints of the US citizens. After many processes that the United States and Mexico were involved in, and facing the conflicts that arouse within the people of the U.S., Texas was successfully able to enter the United States as the 28th state.
After being in war, the Republic of Texas became independent from Mexico in 1836. The war originated because of conflicts that the Texans had with the recently independent Mexico. The state rebelled against Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, at the time a powerful president of Mexico. Since the citizens of Texas were slave owners that had extensive amounts plantations, they disagreed on Santa Anna’s prohibition of slavery in the Mexican Constitution and other restrictions that the government put on their border making them…

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