Chapter 12:  A New Nation Section 4:  Houston’s Second Administration
Thinking Question <ul><li>What were some differences between Houston & Lamar? </li></ul>
Houston Returns to Office Election of 1841 Sam Houston David G. Burnet vs.
Houston Returns to Office President Sam Houston Vice President Edward Burleson
Houston Returns to Office <ul><li>Hoped to achieve a balanced budget </li></ul><ul><li>Efforts to save money: </li></ul><u...
Houston Returns to Office <ul><li>Government spending drops $4.8 million to $500,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Houston could not b...
Houston Returns to Office <ul><li>Had new paper money printed to replace red backs </li></ul><ul><li>Limited amount  issue...
Houston Returns to Office <ul><li>Reestablishes peaceful Indian policy </li></ul><ul><li>Established frontier trading post...
Houston Returns to Office <ul><li>March 1843:  Nine Indian groups, including Caddo, Tawakoni, and Waco, meet with Texas of...
Houston Returns to Office <ul><li>Texas officials and nine Indian tribes sign  a treaty </li></ul><ul><li>Comanche not pre...
Houston Returns to Office <ul><li>Tehuacana Creek —peace and trade agreement signed in 1844 by Sam Houston and Comanche ch...
Regulator-Moderator War <ul><li>Regulator-Moderator War:  involved settlers in East Texas </li></ul><ul><li>Redlands—borde...
Regulator-Moderator War <ul><li>Regulator Moderator War —feud between two groups in East Texas that began over fake land c...
Regulator-Moderator War <ul><li>George persuades Charles W. Jackson to kill Goodbread </li></ul><ul><li>Jackson organizes ...
Regulator-Moderator War <ul><li>Feud ensues </li></ul><ul><li>Local officials unable to stop feud </li></ul><ul><li>Each s...
 
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  1. 1. Chapter 12: A New Nation Section 4: Houston’s Second Administration
  2. 2. Thinking Question <ul><li>What were some differences between Houston & Lamar? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Houston Returns to Office Election of 1841 Sam Houston David G. Burnet vs.
  4. 4. Houston Returns to Office President Sam Houston Vice President Edward Burleson
  5. 5. Houston Returns to Office <ul><li>Hoped to achieve a balanced budget </li></ul><ul><li>Efforts to save money: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cut government jobs & salaries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cut size of army, navy, & Texas Rangers </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Houston Returns to Office <ul><li>Government spending drops $4.8 million to $500,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Houston could not balance budget </li></ul><ul><li>Balanced Budget —government spending does not exceed revenue </li></ul><ul><li>Debt reaches $12 million by 1845 </li></ul>
  7. 7. Houston Returns to Office <ul><li>Had new paper money printed to replace red backs </li></ul><ul><li>Limited amount issued </li></ul><ul><li>Value fell quickly </li></ul>Republic of Texas Currency
  8. 8. Houston Returns to Office <ul><li>Reestablishes peaceful Indian policy </li></ul><ul><li>Established frontier trading posts </li></ul><ul><li>Signed peace treaties </li></ul>
  9. 9. Houston Returns to Office <ul><li>March 1843: Nine Indian groups, including Caddo, Tawakoni, and Waco, meet with Texas officials at Tehuacana Creek </li></ul><ul><li>Agree to stop fighting </li></ul><ul><li>Plan a peace council to be held in September at Ft. Bird </li></ul>
  10. 10. Houston Returns to Office <ul><li>Texas officials and nine Indian tribes sign a treaty </li></ul><ul><li>Comanche not present </li></ul><ul><li>Angry about Council House Fight </li></ul>
  11. 11. Houston Returns to Office <ul><li>Tehuacana Creek —peace and trade agreement signed in 1844 by Sam Houston and Comanche chief Buffalo Hump </li></ul><ul><li>Did not establish boundaries, tensions later resurface </li></ul><ul><li>Peace returned to frontier </li></ul>
  12. 12. Regulator-Moderator War <ul><li>Regulator-Moderator War: involved settlers in East Texas </li></ul><ul><li>Redlands—borders old Neutral Ground </li></ul><ul><li>Weak law enforcement in area </li></ul>
  13. 13. Regulator-Moderator War <ul><li>Regulator Moderator War —feud between two groups in East Texas that began over fake land certificates and erupted into violence </li></ul><ul><li>Alfred George vs. Joseph G. Goodbread </li></ul>
  14. 14. Regulator-Moderator War <ul><li>George persuades Charles W. Jackson to kill Goodbread </li></ul><ul><li>Jackson organizes “Moderators” to “fight crime” </li></ul><ul><li>Goodbread’s supporters form “Regulators” </li></ul>
  15. 15. Regulator-Moderator War <ul><li>Feud ensues </li></ul><ul><li>Local officials unable to stop feud </li></ul><ul><li>Each side numbered in the hundreds </li></ul><ul><li>August 1844: President Houston sends troops to end feud </li></ul>

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