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The Texas Revolution!

By Itzel I.
Texas, Age 12

Sam Houston has been elected as the president of the republic of Texas. He won! As the leader he was he was trying to gain independence from Mexico. This was in the late 1830's. He was having debt problems with Texas. They owed over a 1 million in debt. He succeeded in gaining independence for Texas, and now was becoming their own country. Sam Houston was elected for a second term. He was in favor for an annexation with the U.S. The U.S was having trouble deciding if they should have an annexation with Texas. They didn't want to be involved with a slave state. This troubled Sam Houston, but he wasnt about to give up. He kept on trying and trying. Finally, 10 years later he got the annexation