6. Jones continued Houston's policy of limited government spending.
7. Although economic problems were a major concern for many Texans, President Jones was more worried about the prospects of annexation.
8. As Secretary of State, Jones had worked directly with Houston to map out foreign relations for Texas.
9. Many Texans wanted decisive action, and so they became frustrated with Jones because he kept silent on the issue of annexation.
10. Few Texans were interested in negotiating with Mexico.