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Name:Timiyah Smith-Washington Date:12/07 School: GSHS Facilitator:Susan Nelson 11.01 Texas Annexation Use the interactive map linked to on the Task page to complete the timeline. Use the slider on the bottom of the map and take it to the year 1821 . The last date you will use will be 1853 . No dates will be repeated. Continue to use the slider to find and fill in the years for events on the timeline. Year Event 1823 1. Mexico offers cheap land to attract Americans and build up the territory 1853 2. U.S. purchases land in present-day Arizona in the Gadsden Purchase 1836 3. Texans defeated at the Alamo/ Santa Anna defeated at the Battle of San Jacinto. 1821 4. Mexico wins independence from Spain 1846 5. General Zachary Taylor’s army and General Mariano Arista’s army meet in disputed territory and several Americans are killed/Congress declares war on Mexico. 1848 6. Negotiators signed the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo and the U.S. Senate ratifies it. dec 02, 1823 7. Monroe Doctrine: The U.S. declares it will not tolerate European interference in the Western Hemisphere. 1844 8. James K. Polk supports annexation of Texas and he is elected president. 1835 9. Mexico’s new constitution outlaws slavery in all Mexican territories. American settlers in Texas declare their independence from Mexico.

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