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Texas Annexation of 1845

By Veronica V.
Texas, Age 12

The Texas Annexation of 1845 was the annexation of the republic of Texas to the United states of America as the twenty state.That quickly act led to the Mexican in which the U.S.captured in additional territiory known as the Mexican cesion of 1848 extending the 19th century southern U.S.territorial acquisitions from Mexico all the way to the Pasific Ocean.Texas then claimed but never actually controlled the present day Colorado Kansas New Mexico Oklahoma and Wyoming.This created a continuing dispute between Texas federal government and the New Mexico territory until the compromise of 1850, when these lands became parts of other territories of the United States in exchange for the U.S. federal government assuming the Texas Republic's 10 million in debt.