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TX History Ch 12.1

  1. 1. Chapter 12: A New Nation Section 1: The Early Republic
  2. 2. Bellwork <ul><li>What are some problems the new Republic of Texas might have faced? </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Treaties of Velasco <ul><li>Mexican leaders did not recognize Texas independence </li></ul><ul><li>Mexican troops still in Texas </li></ul><ul><li>Santa Anna </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Treaties of Velasco <ul><li>In exchange for life, orders Mexican troops out of Texas </li></ul><ul><li>Signs two treaties </li></ul>Antonio L ó pez de Santa Anna
  5. 5. The Treaties of Velasco Public Treaty Secret Treaty
  6. 6. The Treaties of Velasco <ul><li>Public Treaty </li></ul><ul><ul><li>War between Texas and Mexico was over and Texas was now independent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Santa Anna would not take up arms against Texas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All Mexican forces would withdraw to beyond the Rio Grande </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. The Treaties of Velasco <ul><li>Public Treaty: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prisoners would be exchanged </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mexicans will return all captured property </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Texas would return Santa Anna to Mexico </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. The Treaties of Velasco <ul><li>Secret Treaty: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provided for Santa Anna’s immediate release </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Santa Anna would persuade Mexican leaders to recognize Texas independence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Texas border will be the Rio Grande </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. The Treaties of Velasco <ul><li>Many Texans wanted to execute or imprison Santa Anna </li></ul><ul><li>Santa Anna placed aboard Invincible </li></ul><ul><li>Stopped by a force of volunteers </li></ul>
  10. 10. The Treaties of Velasco <ul><li>Burnet imprisons Santa Anna </li></ul><ul><li>Released </li></ul><ul><li>Mexico refuses to recognize treaty </li></ul><ul><li>Texas considered in rebellion </li></ul>David G. Burnet
  11. 11. The Election of 1836 <ul><li>Texas Constitution required election of leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Vote on whether to pursue annexation </li></ul>1836 Republic of Texas Constitution
  12. 12. The Election of 1836 <ul><li>Annexation —the formal joining of one political region to another </li></ul><ul><li>Many Texans wanted annexation of Texas to the United States </li></ul>
  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 <ul><li>Approve constitution </li></ul><ul><li>30 Representatives </li></ul><ul><li>14 Senators </li></ul><ul><li>Overwhelmingly approved annexation </li></ul>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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