5. The American Party was more commonly known as the Know-Nothing Party.
6. By 1857, the Know-Nothing Party disappeared.
7. James Pinckney Henderson was sworn in as rhe state's first governor.
8. Lieutenant Governor Albert C. Horton fulfilled the govener's duties.
9. Henderson chose not to run a second term in 1947.
10. Texas tried to pay off their debt by selling land.