Annexation and the Road to the U.S.-Mexico War
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The annexation of Texas, covering: (1) Republic of Texas on the Brink, (2) Playing the Annexation Game.

Part of a single 26.5 hour university-level course lecture, this video can be viewed at The Portal to Texas History which also contains a searchable transcript. An ideal way to take a deep dive into the content for educators new to the subject.

Two versions of this video are available: the original recording with a fixed camera on the stage, and an American Sign Language interpretation with a picture-in-picture view of the slides.


Annexation and the Road to the U.S.-Mexico War by UNT Libraries is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) license .


The page was updated on 02/17/2023.


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