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because he was the leader of the battle of Goliad. and because the victory people preferred a leader

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When was Sam Houston chosen to become the first President of Texas?

On 5 September 1836.

When did Sam Houston become president?

Sam Houston became president on October 22,1836.

What were Sam Houston's goals as a president?

Sam Houston was not a president of the united states

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The first Republic of Texas president was Sam Houston.

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Sam Houston was the first president of Texas after it won independence for Mexico.

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Dana L. Gibson is the current president of Sam Houston State University.

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Yes , Sam Houston was both the first and the third President of the Republic of Texas .

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No but he was president of the Texas Republic.

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Sam Houston

Became the president of Texas?

Sam Houston

What did Sam Houston become the president of?

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