The history of Texas.

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Texas history itself had its own amazing story. The small number of American settlers moved to the land of Texas had led to the dramatic war with the Mexicans. The land of Texas was used to be owned by Mexicans. Due to the argument between Texans and Mexicans caused the battle of San Jacinto and Mexican War. In long ago before American settlers moved to Texas, this place was so rich and an abundance of land. Spanish settlers have lived there for many years. When American settlers have expanded in the United States of America, they mostly moved to the West for new life. Their curiosity did not stop themselves from moving to the West. Like other American settlers had moved to the West, they decided to settle Texas. The life in Texas during the early 1800s was such an unpredictable until the battle of San Jacinto and Mexican War had existed.

Within several years after the battles, Texas was named as independent country known as Republic of Texas in the year of 1836. Later, Texas had joined the statehood of United States of America in 1845. There have some important background history about Texas. The American settlers were the beginning of the progress of Texas's independence. The Republic of Texas was the historical climax to the statehood of Texas. The Mexican War had been involved in the beginning of Texas's annexation in 1850s.

American settlers decided to move to Texas because this place was big and rich with resources and possibilities. It was also largely part of Mexico. Moses Austin went on the long trip to San Antonio to get permission from Mexican government to bring a group of American settlers into Texas. When Moses Austin died, his son Stephen Austin promised his father to carry his plans for...