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 López de S...
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...
The Treaties of Velasco
• Public Treaty:
– Prisoners would be exchanged
– Mexicans will return all captured
property
– Tex...
The Treaties of Velasco
• Secret Treaty:
– Provided for Santa Anna’s immediate
release
– Santa Anna would persuade Mexican...
The Treaties of Velasco
• Many Texans wanted to execute
or imprison Santa Anna
• Santa Anna placed aboard
Invincible
• Sto...
The Treaties of Velasco
• Burnet imprisons
Santa Anna
• Released
• Mexico refuses to
recognize treaty
• Texas considered
i...
The Election of 1836
• Texas
Constitution
required election
of leaders
• Vote on whether
to pursue
annexation
1836 Republi...
The Election of 1836
• Annexation—the formal joining
of one political region to
another
• Many Texans wanted annexation
of...
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. F...
Treaties of Velasco
Cause of Texans’ Response Cause of Mexican Response
Response of Texans Response of Mexico
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  1. 1. Chapter 12: A New Nation Section 1: The Early Republic
  2. 2. Thinking Question What are some problems the new Republic of Texas might have faced?
  3. 3. The Treaties of Velasco • Mexican leaders did not recognize Texas independence • Mexican troops still in Texas • Santa Anna
  4. 4. The Treaties of Velasco • In exchange for life, orders Mexican troops out of Texas • Signs two treaties Antonio López de Santa Anna
  5. 5. The Treaties of Velasco Public Treaty Secret Treaty
  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. The Treaties of Velasco • Public Treaty: – Prisoners would be exchanged – Mexicans will return all captured property – Texas would return Santa Anna to Mexico
  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. The Treaties of Velasco • Many Texans wanted to execute or imprison Santa Anna • Santa Anna placed aboard Invincible • Stopped by a force of volunteers
  10. 10. The Treaties of Velasco • Burnet imprisons Santa Anna • Released • Mexico refuses to recognize treaty • Texas considered in rebellionDavid G. Burnet
  11. 11. The Election of 1836 • Texas Constitution required election of leaders • Vote on whether to pursue annexation 1836 Republic of Texas Constitution
  12. 12. The Election of 1836 • Annexation—the formal joining of one political region to another • Many Texans wanted annexation of Texas to the United States
  13. 13. The Election of 1836 Stephen Austin Sam Houston Henry Smith
  14. 14. The Election of 1836 President Sam Houston Vice President Mirabeau B. Lamar
  15. 15. The Election of 1836 • Approve constitution • 30 Representatives • 14 Senators • Overwhelmingly approved annexation U.S. Flag in 1836: Texans desired American annexation of Texas
  16. 16. Treaties of Velasco Cause of Texans’ Response Cause of Mexican Response Response of Texans Response of Mexico

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