Political and Economic Issues By: Jocelyn

10 Facts

  1. Republicans believed that slavery should be banned in all states and territories of the United States.
  2. Know-nothing Party Entered the U.S political scene.
  3. For some time people had thought that Houston joined the Know-Nothing Party.
  4. James Pinckney Henderson was sworn in as the State's first governer.
  5. By 1857 the Know-Nothing Party of Texas had disappeared.
  6. Henderson didn't run for a second term in office.
  7. Texas had millions of acres of public land.
  8. By 1898 there was no unclaimed public land left in Texas.
  9. The first few governors faced issues of public debt.
  10. Together the federal government and Texas development a plan to eliminate the debt.


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