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Chapter 14 lesson 2
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The defenders of the _____________ played an important role in the fight for the independence of TX. It was a significant battle for TX fought in San Antonio
What was the territorial capital of Florida? It was located between St. Augustine and Peninsula.
Who represented about half of the population of Florida in the 18302?
Florida joined the union as a __________ state
Iowa joined the union as a _____________ state
Who was one of the first Americans to settle in TX? He brought 300 families with him
T/F: At the battle of the Alamo, TX was declared independent.
F (TX was defeated)
Which president refused Texans' request for annexation?
Florida became an American Territory under the _______________ _____________________ of 1787. Florida had an appointed territorial governor, a territorial legislature, and a nonvoting delegate to the U.s congress.
Many settlers moved to Florida because of news of the ___________ ____________.
Planters from Virginia, Georgia, and the Carolinas had exhausted their soil, so they moved to Florida and established cotton and tobacco plantations especially in the north, specifically in the _____________________
Florida's 1st census in 1837 counted 48000 people. What made up about half of that population?
Officials organized a vote to determine if Florida should become a state, the people voted yes. So, Florida had to draw up a constitution and submit it to congress. Who was allowed to vote?
White males 21 or older
Which of these was not included in Florida's first constitution?
A) forces would remove N.A.s
B) governor elected for 4 years
C) public school system
D) elected General assembly/ legislature
Florida was the 27th state to join the U.S. How many years did it take for Florida to join?
In 1821, Mexico won its independence from Spain. At that time the non N.A. population of TX was 3000. Most of those people were ____________.
At first, Mexico encouraged people to move to TX, but soon Americans outnumbered Tejanos and not very many people followed Mexico's rules. What were the rules?
Speak Spanish and be catholic
When Mexico closed its borders, what did Texans (Americans and Tejanos) want to do?
Who was a TX commander of the Alamo?
William B. Travis
During the siege of the Alamo, what did Texan leaders do at Washington-on-the-Brazos?
Declared TX independence (established the Republic of TX)
Where did TX forces capture Santa Anna? After that, he signed a treaty recognizing TX independence.
In 1836, TX won its independence from TX as the _______________ __________________ ____________________.
Lone star Republic
Who did TX elect as their pres.?
President Van Buren didn't want to inflame the slavery issue or risk war with Mexico, but _____________ supported TX annexation. (the answer is not Polk)
TX joined the union as a ___________ state.
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