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    The Intentions of the Texas Annexation and the Mexican War From starting a war to threatening foreign relations, the United States was greedy for land and was willing to take drastic measures in order to expand the borders. During the 1840s, America seized many opportunities to satisfy its appetite for more territory. With the new territories acquired, more problems arose. The balance of slave and free states was always threatened with the acquisition of territory. Due to their location in the south, the new territories tended to lean towards being slave states. Abolitionists were not content with the balance leaning towards the South so in turn, they made the annexation of Texas and the Mexican War seem as if they were for the expansion of slavery. Once again divided, the north and south have differing views behind the rationale of taking the new territory. The intention of the Texas annexation and the Mexican War was for the expansion of land and not the expansion of slavery.…

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    I believe that the Mexican Government were more to blame for the turmoil in Texas (though I do understand their situation) because of the Guerrero Decree, the law of April 6, 1830, and the Convention of 1832. This time period was a tense time revolving around Mexico wanting complete control and Texans wanting change. To the fault of Mexico, the more regulations and control laws they enforced on the Texans, the more they lost control of the Texans due to their feeling of rebelling being…

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    As a young armadillo growing up in Texas during the 1820s, my life was peaceful and happy. The Federalists who held power in Mexico left me, my fellow armadillos, and the Anglo Americans alone to enjoy and work the land. However, in 1829, the Centralists gained control of the Mexican government and the freedom we enjoyed gradually eroded. As the Mexican government imposed more regulations on the Anglo Americans, the tension which had existed between the two groups due to the Nacogdoches land…

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    Texas Rebellion Causes

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    Causes that Led to Texas Independence Texas Revolution, a rebellion that took place in late 1835 and continued till early 1836 by the Texans or Tejanos, was against the Mexican government and military. Though, the roots of this rebellion took place long time ago, when Mexico achieved its independence from Spain in 1821 and when Mexico legalized immigration from the United States. Immigrants from the United States gained permission to settle in the state of “Coahuila y Tejas” (now Texas). Moses…

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    the war, and what years did this take place in. Just these 2 things are not really known was it before or after the civil war and who really started it? This is a small look at all of the different aspects of the Mexican-American war. This paper is for a US history class so let’s look at the history and find out what causes there were for the war. The war between the United States and Mexico starts before the United States gets involved to fight Mexico. Spain came up with an idea of how to…

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    (the victorious), Mexicans (the conquered), and the Texans, were the ones who underwrote most in the, western frontiers, manifest destiny, to the Mexican-American war. Their history, though similar, provides different aspects of how present…

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    In the 1760s, the United States declared its independence from Britain due to both the physical and cultural distance between them. The United States felt they were not fairly represented in Britain's government, and believed separating from Britain would benefit all their inhabitants. Texans in the early 1930s were similarly ready to liberate themselves by parting with Mexico. Texas’ declaration of independence was justified by the tyranny and lack of representation in their government due to…

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    20th Century Texas

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    The growing pains in Texas during the late 19th and early 20th centuries due to expansion and modernization affect everyone. The rapid changes in Texas created chaos and prosperity for the people on the land. The swift changes caused people to face economic, social, political, and demographic issues differently and some faced with more difficult issues than others were. The demographics of the state experience great change because many were created in the cities. The people had to move in…

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    Debate Opening Statement - Mexican War We believe that texas has absolutely no legal right to join the United States. President Polk has broken multiple laws on several different occasions, and action must be taken. President Polk took over texas first, then tried to negotiate. He clearly was to take advantage of Mexico's young and weak government by using his superior power. His actions were both illegal and immoral. It is impossible to legally justify taking land that does not belong to…

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    Hispanic Culture In Texas

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    Texas has a long and rich in history, Texas was part of the Spanish Empire, also part of Mexico but in 1836 Texas acquired independence from the country. Since Texas was part of Mexico, there is many Hispanic influences that have been shaping Texas culture. But most of the important figures do not only come from Mexico, but from Spanish-speaking countries. According to pewhispanics.org the Texas population consists of 38% Hispanics, 88% are Mexican and 12% are non-Mexican. A total of 9,794 000…

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