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Texas Revolution Timeline

Timeline created by anna123456 in History
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Timeline small square Battle of Gonzales This battle is considered to be the first battle of the Texas Revolution. It all started when the Mexicans told the Texans to give them the brass cannon that they used to defend themselves from the Indians, but the Texasn refused and buried the cannon. Later they made a flag that had a picture of the brass cannon on it and the words, "Come and take it" and began shooting at the Mexicans and a war had begun.
Marchofmexicanamy small square March of the Mexican Army The march of the Mexican Army happened during mid-October. Volunteers in Gonzales began to plan an attack on San Antonio, they marched toward San Antonio on October 12, 1835 with Stephen F. Austin as their general. The trip was hard, but with help from the Tejanos the Texans won a quick, clear victory.
Consultationof35 small square Consultation of 1335 The consultation of 1835 was a meeting to discuss and debate about recent events. Ther were two sides to this meeting, which were the pro-war side and the pro-peace side. The pro-war side thought that Texas should declare their independence from Texas. The pro-peace side thought that instead of fighting they should just try to make peace with the Mexican Goverment.
Declarationof35 small square Declaration of 1835 This Declaration was made by the pro-peace and pro-war groups as a compromise. The two groups were debating whether they should declare independence from Mexico or whether they should just try to make pwace with the Mexican goverment and the decleration solved their argument. The Decleration of 1835 stated for the delegates to pledge their loyalty tho Mexico, but if the Mexican goverment did not restore the Constitution of 1835 they would create an independent goverment.
Texasattack small square Texans Attack of San Antonio This attack happeneed early in the morning on Dec. 5, 1835. The Texans decided to attack the Mexicans because after many attempts to make the Mexican Army weak, they finally accomplished it and were ready to make their next move, which was a suprise attack. The attack was a succes and by Dec. 9,1835 the Texans had forced nearly every Mexican soldier out of Texas.
Samhouston small square Surrender of Mexican Forces in San Antonio The Texas army, led by General Sam Houston, defeated Santa Anna's Mexican forces. In this war only a couple of Texan soldiers died but approximately 700 Mexican soldiers died and 730 captured. This forced the Mexicans to surrender at San Antonio.
The alamo small square Seige of the Alamo The seige of the Alamo happened between February 23, 1836 and March 6, 1836 and was part of the battle of the Alamo. On February 23, 1836 Mexican troops entered San Antonio de Bexar while the Texans were sorrounding the Alamo. Santa Anna who was the the President-general of the Mexican army demanded a surrender from the Texans and William Barret Travis answered back with a cannon shot. Then early in the morning of March 6,1836 the Mexican army launched an assault nearly killing all of the Texans
Texasdecleration small square Texas Declaration of Independence This Declaration was made at the convention of 1836 and was basicly made overnight. They had to come up with is so quickly because while they werewriting the Declaration Santa Anna'a army was under seige in the Alamo. The Declaration states that once Texas becomes a free country they will choose what type of goverment they have.
Constitution1836 small square Constitution of 1836 The Constitution of 1836 has seventeen rights and ten general provisions all written by several Texas delegates. Although the Constitution of 1836 was well written it was later replaced nine years later.
The alamo small square Battle of the Alamo This battle was located at the Alamo in Bexar, San Antonio and was fought between the Mexican army and the Texas army. The Mexicans told the Texans to surrender, and they responded by shooting a cannon at them. Despite the Texans' dedication the Mexican Army eventually won.
Samuel small square Swearing In of the Texas Goverment Officials This was when the delegate's making a goverment meeting was adjourned and three commisioners were elected and they swore in officials. The three commisioners were: Stephen F. Austin, William H. Warton, and Branch Archer. The commander-in-cheif was Sam Houston.
Goliad small square Battle of Refugio/Coleto This war was led by General Fannin and did not last very long. General Fannin was wonded during the war so he had to surrender the next day.
Timeline small square Runaway Scrape The runaway scrape was basicly just a mad dash to get away from the Mexican army. The neam runaway scrape was just a name the Texans applied to the flight of their homes. The trip was hard and many people died from cold, rain, and hunger. After a while the people started to return to their homes, butsome of them non longer had homes.
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