Texas - Study Guide Chapter VII, The Texians Summary & Analysis

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Otto is fourteen when Sam Houston becomes the first president of Texas. He settles in Xavier County with Maria and Josefina and then travels to Houston to marry Betsy Belle. Yancey goes with and both receive land for having fought in the army Otto and a man named Martin Ascot decide to work together. They have adjoining land. Yancey buys the land rights of those who don't want them.

While the group works at their homestead, Martin studies law. At this time the Texans vote to join the United States but are rejected. There are schools bu the young nation is in debt. They establish a currency system where private firms issue currency.

Benito Garza becomes a bandit and word comes around that he is in the area. Otto belongs to a police like unit that is supposed to capture him...

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