Foreign Recognition of Texas. Allie white

Foreign relations- dealing with other countries.

Texans wanted to resolve their relationship with Mexico.

Most important to the Republic's leaders was diplomatic Recognition.

Many leaders including Sam Houston wanted more than just recognition from the United States.

U.S. Officials did not want to consider annexing Yexas.

Another obstacle to Annexation was slavery.

Americans were not sure the republic could last.

As Wharton had predicted though the U.S. Government refused to consider Annexation.

Houston sought to establish ties with other countries as well.

In a September 1839 France recognized Texas becoming the first European country to do so.

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