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Texas Independence

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1821  Mexico wins independence from Spain
(Mexico begins recruiting settlers to farm the northern frontier province)



1830 White farmers (and black slaves outnumber Mexicans in Texas (3 to 1)

1829  Mexico outlaws slavery and require all immigrants to convert to Catholicism

1834  General Santa Anna becomes dictator of Mexico


1836  Sam Houston and American settlers revolt and declare Texas an independent republic .

1836  Battle of the Alamo (American loss) and San Jacinto (American victory).



1836-1845 Annexation denied

1845  Texas becomes the 28th state in the Union via a joint resolution





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