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    • Chapter 12: A New Nation Section 1: The Early Republic
    • Thinking Question
      • What are some problems the new Republic of Texas might have faced?
    • The Treaties of Velasco
      • Mexican leaders did not recognize Texas independence
      • Mexican troops still in Texas
      • Santa Anna
    • The Treaties of Velasco
      • In exchange for life, orders Mexican troops out of Texas
      • Signs two treaties
      Antonio L ó pez de Santa Anna
    • The Treaties of Velasco Public Treaty Secret Treaty
    • The Treaties of Velasco
      • Public Treaty
        • War between Texas and Mexico was over and Texas was now independent
        • Santa Anna would not take up arms against Texas
        • All Mexican forces would withdraw to beyond the Rio Grande
    • The Treaties of Velasco
      • Public Treaty:
        • Prisoners would be exchanged
        • Mexicans will return all captured property
        • Texas would return Santa Anna to Mexico
    • The Treaties of Velasco
      • Secret Treaty:
        • Provided for Santa Anna’s immediate release
        • Santa Anna would persuade Mexican leaders to recognize Texas independence
        • Texas border will be the Rio Grande
    • The Treaties of Velasco
      • Many Texans wanted to execute or imprison Santa Anna
      • Santa Anna placed aboard Invincible
      • Stopped by a force of volunteers
    • The Treaties of Velasco
      • Burnet imprisons Santa Anna
      • Released
      • Mexico refuses to recognize treaty
      • Texas considered in rebellion
      David G. Burnet
    • The Election of 1836
      • Texas Constitution required election of leaders
      • Vote on whether to pursue annexation
      1836 Republic of Texas Constitution
    • The Election of 1836
      • Annexation —the formal joining of one political region to another
      • Many Texans wanted annexation of Texas to the United States
    • The Election of 1836 Stephen Austin Sam Houston Henry Smith
    • The Election of 1836 President Sam Houston Vice President Mirabeau B. Lamar
    • The Election of 1836
      • Approve constitution
      • 30 Representatives
      • 14 Senators
      • Overwhelmingly approved annexation
      U.S. Flag in 1836: Texans desired American annexation of Texas
    • Treaties of Velasco Cause of Texans’ Response Cause of Mexican Response Response of Texans Response of Mexico