Foreign recognition of Texas By stEvie

Foreign relation dealing with other countries

Diplomatic recognition acknowledgment by one government that another government exists

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

In 1800s northern and southern states were T odds over slavery

In 1837 Andrew Jackson appointed Alcée Louis La Branche as U.S. Minister to Texas in

1837 sent James Pinckney Henderson to Europe to try gain recognition for texas

In September 1839 France recognized Texas becoming the first European country

Wharton had predicted thought the U.S. Government refused to consider annexation

Texas leader hoped that official recognition by these nation would pressure Mexico to acknowledge Texas independence as well

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Created with images by janetrr - "flag texas flag texas" • Phil Roeder - "Texas Capitol" • kevin dooley - "Uvalde, Texas"

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