GOOD MORNING!!<br />Please put all your personal items on the floor.<br />Get out your textbook, notebook, and agenda book...
Conflict with Mexico, Part 1<br />Chapter 9, Section 3<br />
Conflict with Mexico<br />Main Idea:<br />Conflicts with the Mexican government led American settlers  to declare independ...
Growing Conflict with Mexico<br />Small Colony established in Texas.<br />Stephen Austin leads group of 300 Americans into...
Growing Conflict with Mexico<br />American Settlers<br />Mexican Government<br />
Growing Conflict with Mexico<br />Mexico tolerated violations of the law, then tried to enforce it.<br />Enforcement of la...
Check Point Question<br />Discuss in your small groups…<br />Name two conflicts between the American Settlers and the Mexi...
Events leading up to Texas Independence<br />
Texas Declares Independence!!<br />
Check Point Question<br />Discuss in small groups….<br />Name two events that led up to the Texas declaring independence f...
Texans at War!!!<br />
Texans at War!!!<br />
Texans Win!!!<br />Sam Houston became president of the Republic of Texas.<br />Houston hoped that the United States, annex...
Annexation of Texas<br />Northerners<br />Southerners<br />
Check Point Question<br />Discuss in your small group…..<br />How did General Santa Anna respond to Texas declaring its in...
Annexation of Texas and Oregon<br />Main Idea:<br />Americans elected a new president in 1844 who promised to expand the t...
Annexation of Texas and Oregon<br />Election of 1844<br />James K. Polk  (Democrat) <br />v. <br />Henry Clay (Whig)<br />...
Oregon and Texas Annexed!!!<br /> Polk negotiates treaty with British to divide Oregon Territory.<br />Outgoing president ...
Look at Map on page 330<br />Who won the battle of Golidad?<br />Based on the map why might there be future conflict betwe...
Tensions with Mexico<br />Mexico never formally recognized Texas independence.<br />Treaty signed by Santa Anna set Texas’...
Questions to Answer in your Notebook<br />Why did Texans want independence from Mexico?<br />Why do you think many America...
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Conflict With Mexico, Part 1

  1. 1. GOOD MORNING!!<br />Please put all your personal items on the floor.<br />Get out your textbook, notebook, and agenda book.<br />We start with a short DVD presentation.<br />
  2. 2. Conflict with Mexico, Part 1<br />Chapter 9, Section 3<br />
  3. 3. Conflict with Mexico<br />Main Idea:<br />Conflicts with the Mexican government led American settlers to declare independence.<br />
  4. 4. Growing Conflict with Mexico<br />Small Colony established in Texas.<br />Stephen Austin leads group of 300 Americans into Texas.<br />Later, thousands of Americans came into Texas.<br />
  5. 5. Growing Conflict with Mexico<br />American Settlers<br />Mexican Government<br />
  6. 6. Growing Conflict with Mexico<br />Mexico tolerated violations of the law, then tried to enforce it.<br />Enforcement of laws increased tensions.<br />Mexico also began to levy heavy taxes on American imports.<br />
  7. 7. Check Point Question<br />Discuss in your small groups…<br />Name two conflicts between the American Settlers and the Mexican Government.<br />
  8. 8. Events leading up to Texas Independence<br />
  9. 9. Texas Declares Independence!!<br />
  10. 10. Check Point Question<br />Discuss in small groups….<br />Name two events that led up to the Texas declaring independence from Mexico.<br />
  11. 11. Texans at War!!!<br />
  12. 12. Texans at War!!!<br />
  13. 13. Texans Win!!!<br />Sam Houston became president of the Republic of Texas.<br />Houston hoped that the United States, annex, or add on Texas.<br />Americans divided on Texas annexation.<br />
  14. 14. Annexation of Texas<br />Northerners<br />Southerners<br />
  15. 15. Check Point Question<br />Discuss in your small group…..<br />How did General Santa Anna respond to Texas declaring its independence from Mexico?<br />
  16. 16. Annexation of Texas and Oregon<br />Main Idea:<br />Americans elected a new president in 1844 who promised to expand the territory of the United States.<br />
  17. 17. Annexation of Texas and Oregon<br />Election of 1844<br />James K. Polk (Democrat) <br />v. <br />Henry Clay (Whig)<br />Polk supported annexation of Texas and Oregon. Clay avoided the issue and Polk won the election.<br />
  18. 18. Oregon and Texas Annexed!!!<br /> Polk negotiates treaty with British to divide Oregon Territory.<br />Outgoing president Tyler asked Congress to annex Texas.<br />Texas officially annexed in 1845.<br />
  19. 19. Look at Map on page 330<br />Who won the battle of Golidad?<br />Based on the map why might there be future conflict between Texas and Mexico?<br />
  20. 20. Tensions with Mexico<br />Mexico never formally recognized Texas independence.<br />Treaty signed by Santa Anna set Texas’ southern border at the Rio Grande.<br />Mexico claimed that the southern border was farther north at the Nueces river.<br />Polk pressured Mexico to accept the border outlined in the treaty.<br />Mexico refused.<br />
  21. 21. Questions to Answer in your Notebook<br />Why did Texans want independence from Mexico?<br />Why do you think many Americans admired the defenders of the Alamo?<br />Why did the Republic of Texas hope the United States would annex Texas?<br />How did the annexation of Texas increase tensions with Mexico?<br />

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