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Unit 7 Early State
|What was the outcome of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo?
|It ended the Mexican War.
|What best describes the era of Early Statehood in Texas history?
|Defining borders and expanding the population.
|Houston and Galveston are located in what part of Texas?
|What issue most likely influenced voters in voting for and against the 1845 Annexation of Texas?
|Expansion of slavery
|After the Revolution we became the Republic of Texas, so naturally after annexation we became the ______ ___ ________.
|State of Texas.
|What was the cause and effect of the Mexican War?
|The cause is the disputed border between Texas/US and Mexico and the effect is the Rio Grande Becomes Official Border.
|German and other European immigrants settled in San Antonio and New Braunfels. Where is this located on the map?
|In the center of Texas.
|You need to be able to find on the map the area gained by the United States as a result of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.
|It was all the land west of Texas extending to California (near the Pacific Ocean).
|Why did many Texans favor annexation to the United States?
|Texas debts from the republic would be paid.
|What was the primary reason that the United States did not want to annex Texas in 1837?
|Annexation would likely start a war with Mexico.
|Be able to list the following events in the order in which they happened. A)Thousands of Texans volunteer to serve during the war B) Shots fired by both sides north of Rio Grande C) General Zachary Taylor defeats Santa Anna D) The US dec. war on M.
|B) Shots fired by both sides north of Rio Grande D) The United States declares war on Mexico A) Thousands of Texans volunteer to serve during the war C) General Zachary Taylor defeats Santa Anna
|Slave ownership in Texas occurred mainly in which areas of the state?
|south and east
|What motivated President Polk to favor admitting Texas into the Union?
|His belief in Manifest Destiny.
|Name one characteristic of the Early Statehood era.
|an eagerness for conflict
|The Texas-New Mexico Boundary Act did several things regarding the land of Texas. What resulted from this act?
|award $10 million to Texas for territories, determine the western boundary of Texas, require some Texas territory be given up, and abolish slavery within Texas borders.