Texas Annexation - 1845
The Texas territory was annexed into America in 1845 because of popular public opinion.
- Texas was annexed into the US in 1845. Annex - acquisition of some territorial place into another
- Public opinion was in favor of the annexation, so there was a joint resolution.
- The joint resolution stated that Texas could be annexed by January 1, 1846 and it could also split into 5 states.
- This acquisition led to the Mexican-American War because Mexico still considered it their territory; even after the Texas Revolution which America won.