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1 Early Statehood By Erika Liebel and Saul Martinez

2 Defining Characteristics of Statehood 1) Annexation, US-Mexican War, Immigration 2) Timeline 1) 1845 – Texas Annexed as 28th state of the US 2) 1861 – Texas Secedes from the Union & the Civil War Begins

3 Events that led to the US Mexican War 1) Mexico took annexation of Texas by the US as an insult. 2) Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo -Dispute of new border – Rio Grande vs. Nueces River – Mexico ….shed American blood on American soil. 3) US wanted Pacific ports – Manifest Destiny

4 Reasons for added territory to the US between ) Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo – Mexican Cession – added California, Nevada, Utah, parts of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming. Population increased by 100,000 2) 3) Population Growth – 1) Republic of Texas encourage immigration by extending land grants to more people in a system similar to the Empresario system

5 Territory added (cont.) 3.) Compromise of 1850 – September 9, 1950 – Texas gave up its plan to claim part of New Mexico territory

6 Texas Population Growth 1) Birthrate 2) Political and territorial changes (Spain, Mexico, Republic, US) 3) Nationality and ethnic shifts

7 Changing Population Centers 19th Century 1) Cities became centers of minority growth 2) Population moved from rural to urban

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9 Immigration & its Impact 1) Push – Pull Factors – Drought, oppression, potato blight, fertile land, climate, employment opportunities 2) Proximity to Mexico – Brought in Mexican immigrants 3) European & Southern US Immigrants – Cultural diffusion (music, arts, languages, literature, traditions, industrial and agricultural skills)

10 Geographic influence on settlement of immigrants 1) Geographic Influences on Settlement – Rivers, fertile land, climate 2) Cities – New Braunfels, Fredericksburg (German), Panna Maria (Polish), San Patricio and Edinburg (Irish), Praha (Czech)

11 Diversity brings unity to Texas Diversity caused Texans to adapt. Aspects of all cultures into a diverse Texan culture.

12 Westward Expansion/Manifest Destiny

13 Manifest Destiny/Westward Expansion (cont.) 1) The previous picture is titled Manifest Destiny 2)Analyze the picture and explain why the author selected that name for the picture on the back of your questionnaire.

14 When you complete the questionnaire Be sure to study this questionnaire over the weekend. You will take an online quiz next week.


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