Chapter 15 Lesson 3

Democratic Party: a popular political party

Republic Party: an original Texan political party

Know-Nothing Party: a secretive controversial Party

Elisha M. Pease: one of the early governors

The political parties effected Texas politics

In 1857 Sam Houston ran for governor

The governor's mansion is the U.S's fourth-oldest governor's mansions

1847- Texans elected George T. Wood as governor

Wood was a friend of Houston

1857- Republic was in 12.4 million dollars in debt


Created with images by skeeze - "statue sam houston memorial" • adactio - "Austin Texas"

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