Recommended Reading

The Annexation of Texas, by Justin H. Smith. 1941.

The Diplomacy of Annexation, by David M. Pletcher. 1973.

Rift in the Democracy, by James C.N. Paul. 1951.

Slavery and the Annexation of Texas, by Frederick Merk. 1972.

Texas Annexation and the Mexican War, by Norman E. Tutorow. 1978.

Recognition of the Republic of Texas by the United States,” by Ethel Zivley Ratiler. Southwestern Historical Quarterly, 1910.

Storm over Texas, by Joel H. Silbey. 2005.

A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation, from the Library of Congress (search or browse for the Congressional debates on the annexation of Texas).

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Hard Road to Texas: Texas Annexation 1836-1845

 

Introduction

Prologue


Spanish Texas

Part 1


Texas Breaks


Away

Part 2


On Our Own

Part 3


An International Matter

Part 4


A Treaty of Annexation

Part 5


The Final


Showdown

Aftermath


The Reckoning

Frequently Asked Questions

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