Texas Revolution

  • Battle of Gonzales

    Battle of Gonzales
    The Battle of Gonzales was the first thing that started the conflict in thein the Texas Revolution. It was fought by angry, rebelious Texan settelers agianst the Mexican army. This battle started the war when Stephan F Austin declares a war only a couple of days after the battle started on October 2, 1835.
  • Constitution of 1835

    Constitution of 1835
    People met at the Constulation to rally for peace or war. Peace- trying to talk to the government to restore the constitution of 1824. War- were trying to restore it by force.
  • Declaration of 1835

    Declaration of 1835
    It was put into action at the Convention of 1836 at Washington-on-the-Brazos on March 2, 1836. "Trial by Jury" and "Our arms our essential to defense." are only some of the things added to the Declaration of 1835.
  • Texans Attack of San Antonio

    Texans Attack of San Antonio
    The Texans were fighting the Mexican Army. They fought until the Mexicans surrendered. The Mexican Army fled to Santa Anna as soon as this had happened.
  • Surrender of Mexican forces in San Antonio

    Surrender of Mexican forces in San Antonio
    Texan rebels (Led by General Sam Houston) fought at San Antonio to take it over until the Mexicans surrendered. About 700 of the Mexican soldiers were killed. The Mexican Army fled after surrendering
  • March of the Mexican Army

    March  of the Mexican Army
    Santa Anna gets very mad after The Mexican Army headed to San Antonio after surrendering at the Rebellion. He marched with them and made them keep going through the rain and snow without stoping.
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    Siege of the Alamo

    This is when Mexico starting coming into San Antonio. The Rebels weren't prepared and had thought that the Mexicans would take longer due to weather.
  • Texas Declaration of Independance

    Texas Declaration of Independance
    The Texas Declaration of Independence was produced while they were under the siege. Immediately upon the assemblage of the Convention of 1836 on March 1 a committee of five of its delegates were appointed to draft the document. The committee, consisted of George C. Childress, Edward Conrad, James Gaines, Bailey Hardeman, and Collin McKinney.
  • Constituton of 1836

    Constituton of 1836
    This Constitution supported many of the US's constitution, such as "Trial by Jury" and others.Texas had operated continuously under a constitutional government since 1824 before the Constitution of 1835 the only one made in the timeframe of that one to this one.
  • Battle of the Alamo

    Battle of the Alamo
    It followed a thirteen-day siege and was a pivotal point in the Texas Revolution. In the early morning hours of March 6, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. The texans were outnumbered and couldnt defend. The Alamo is now "the most popular tourist site in Texas"
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    Battle of Refugio/Coleto (Goliad Massacre)

    There were 120 Americans versus 1,000 Mexicans. It was fought near the town of Refugio. Mexican's won and it tore the rest of the American resistance.
  • Swearing in of the Texas Government Officials

    Swearing in of the Texas Government Officials
    Three commisioners were elected:Stephen F.Austin,Branch Archer, and William H. Warton. Sam Houston was named commander-in-cheif. They were sworn in as Texas Government Officials.
  • Runaway Scrape

    Runaway Scrape
    Runaway ScrapeThis is when the Mexican Army had gotten all of the Texans and Tejanos that had run away when the Mexican Government wasn't working. They were all killed.