1. A son Jones was a doctor.
2. Jones and Houston shared similar views.
3. Jones voted for Houston.
4. Jones won the election.
5. Kenneth Anderson was elected as Vice President.
6. Jones inherited the Republic's economic problems.
7. The Republic of Texas had been in debt.
8. Good crop year increased trade and it helped inprove Texas economy.
9. The economical problems was a major concern for Texas.
10. The U.S. government was not willing to annex the Republic.