S: Texas Joins the Union
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FC: Texas Joins the Union | By: Maya, Kaitlin, Zack
1: Objectives | 1. Explain the significance of the Alamo 2.Describe how Sam Houston defeated the Mexican army. 3. Explain why Texas had to wait to become a state.
2: This is the Texas flag in the shape of the state of Texas. | a. because of the endurance and heroism of the Texans who fought against the Mexican army b. because the battle became a symbol of courage and also inspired a slogan of the Texans’ battle for independence from Mexico
3: This is a photo of the Texas flag in the shape of Texas.
4: This is a map of Texas. It is also the route that people took. | 2. Sam Houston’s main strategies for defeating the Mexican army a. careful planning b. preparation c. the element of surprise
5: 3. Main reason Texas had to wait to become a state a. Many Americans were concerned about allowing another slave state to enter the Union | These are some pictures of Texas