Texas Revolution By Kylar

  • Constitution of 1824

    Constitution of 1824
    The 1824 Constitution was composed of 7 titles and 171 articles, and was based on the United States Constitution. Under the Mexican Constitution of 1824, the regions of Texas and Coahuila were combined into one state. [More information.](
  • Fredonian Rebellion

    Fredonian Rebellion
    Haden and Ben Edwards started a nation in Nacogdoches, called Fredonia and declared it independent from Mexico. More information.
  • Mier y Teran Report

    Mier y Teran Report
    Trade between Texas and Mexico should be increased in an effort to discourage trade with the US. [More Information.](
  • Law of April 6th, 1830

    Law of April 6th, 1830
    Texas depended on slaves and the Law of April 6th 1830 prohibited it and immigration into Texas. [More information.](
  • Conflict at Anahuac

    Conflict at Anahuac
    William B. Travis and Patrick Jack were thrown in jail and settlers protested for their release. More information.
  • Turtle Bayou Resolutions

    Turtle Bayou Resolutions
    The four resolutions condemned violations of the 1824 constitution by the Bustamante government and urged all Texans to support the patriots fighting under Santa Anna. More information.
  • Convention of 1833

    Convention of 1833
    The Convention of 1833 met at San Felipe on April 1 as a successor to the Convention of 1832. The convention petitioned anew for repeal of the anti-immigration section of the Law of April 6, 1830, asked for more adequate Indian defense, judicial reform, and improvement in mail service, sought tariff exemption, and passed resolutions prohibiting African slave traffic into Texas. More information.
  • Santa Anna Takes over Mexican Government

    Santa Anna Takes over Mexican Government
    Santa Anna was elected president without opposition. He took his seat on the 16th of May following, the most popular man, with the exception of the viceroy Jose Galvez, that had occupied the national palace. More information.
  • Stephen F. Austin gets Arrested

    Stephen F. Austin gets Arrested
    Stephen F. Austin sent a letter to Santa Anna, about Freedom of Speech, but it was intercepted by Gomez Farias and Stephen was sent to jail. [More information.](
  • Battle of Gonzales

    Battle of Gonzales
    The Mexicans left a cannon with the settlers of Gonzales. The settlers wouldn't give it back and used it against the Mexicans. The Mexicans felt offended that the Texans betrayed them. More information.
  • Battle of San Antonio

    Battle of San Antonio
    The Texans had a siege on the Mexicans. The Mexicans ran out of food and ammo, and had to surrender. [More information.](
  • Battle of the Alamo

    Battle of the Alamo
    Texas troops were destroyed by Santa Anna's army while they had a battle to conquer the Alamo. Santa Anna had 1,500 troops and Texas had 186. <a href=''
  • Convention of 1836

    Convention of 1836
    The Convention of 1836 wrote the Texas Declaration of Independence, organized the ad interim government, and named Sam Houston commander in chief of the military forces of the republic. More information.
  • Texas Declaration of Independence

    Texas Declaration of Independence
    The Texas Declaration of Independence was framed and issued by the Convention of 1836. The declaration charged that the government of Mexico had ceased to protect the lives, liberty, and property of the people. More information.
  • The Runaway Scrape

    The Runaway Scrape
    After the Alamo and Goliad fell, word spread that Santa Anna was going to kill the Texans. The settlers fleed towards Louisiana. [More information.](
  • Battle of Coleto Creek

    Battle of Coleto Creek
    The Texans knew that Gen. Urrea was coming for the them, The Texans were running and stopped in an open prairie. Urea surrounded and captured them. [More information.](
  • Massacre at Goliad

    Massacre at Goliad
    The Goliad Massacre, the tragic termination of General Fannin's army, is of all the episodes of the Texas Revolution the most infamous. 240 soldiers were ordered to be executed by Santa Anna at Goliad. More information.
  • Battle of San Jacinto

    Battle of San Jacinto
    The Texan soldiers surprise attacked Santa Anna's army. The most important battle of the Texas Revolution. Texas won its independence and Santa Anna was captured. [More information.](
  • Treaties of Velasco

    Treaties of Velasco
    There were two treaties made. One was secret and the other was public.
    Public: Santa Anna will not fight Texas
    Secret: Santa Anna must tell the Mexican Government that the treaty was true.
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