Texas Revolution

  • Battle of Gonzales

    Battle of Gonzales
    Mexican troops gave texas a cannon to protect themselves from comanche raids,mexican presidant santa anna abused his power mexican troops asked for the cannon back because they did not feel it should be a weapon anymore texans refused and took away the ferry so that mexican troops could not take the cannon,and barried it,they soon unbarried it and stuck a flag on it that said come and take it.
  • March of the Mexican Army

    March of the Mexican Army
    army headed for san antonio after surrendering to the rebbelion, Santa anna was so furious that he marched along with the army pushing them through. The army kept on marching even if it was snowing or raining they kept on.
  • Consultation of 1835

    Consultation of 1835
    The Consultation served as the provisional government of Mexican Texas from November 1835 through March 1836 during the Texas Revolution. Tensions rose in Texas during early 1835 as throughout Mexico federalists began to oppose the increasingly centralist policies of the government. In the summer, Texans elected delegates to a political convention to be held in Gonzales in mid-October.
  • Declaration of 1835

    Declaration of 1835
    Mexican president and general Antonio López de Santa Anna led Mexican troops into Texas to put down the rebellion. General Jose Urrea marched half of the troops up the Texas coast in the Goliad campaign, while Santa Anna led the rest of the troops to San Antonio de Bexar. After a thirteen-day siege, Santa Anna's army defeated the small group of Texans at the Battle of the Alamo and continued east. Many Texans, including the government, fled their homes in the Runaway Scrape. Santa Anna and his .
  • Texans Attack of San Antonio

    Texans Attack of San Antonio
    smith,holmes,and mavrick were under servalliance in bexar, san antonio when they escaped and \they got back to texas settlements they called for volunteers to attack san antonio the next morning.
  • surrender of mexican forces in San Antonio

    surrender of mexican forces in San Antonio
    Led by General Sam Houston, the Texas Army engaged and defeated General Antonio López de Santa Anna's Mexican forces in a fight that lasted just eighteen minutes. About 700 of the Mexican soldiers were killed and 730 captured, while only nine Texans died.[2]
  • Siege of the Alamo

    Siege of the Alamo
    The siege of the Alamo occurred between February 23 and March 6, 1836 as part of the Battle of the Alamo. On February 23, Mexican troops under General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna entered San Antonio de Bexar, Texas and surrounded the Alamo Mission. The Alamo was defended by a small force of Texians, led by William Barrett Travis and James Bowie, and including Davy Crockett. The siege ended when the Mexican Army launched an early-morning assault on March 6. Almost all of the Texians were killed,
  • Texas Declaration of Independance

    Texas Declaration of Independance
    The Texas Declaration of Independence was produced, literally, overnight. Its urgency was paramount, because while it was being prepared, the Alamo in San Antonio was under seige by Santa Anna's army of Mexico.
    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, consisting of George C. Childress, Edward Conrad, James Gaines, Bailey Hardeman, and Collin McKinney, prepared the declaration i
  • Constitution of 1836

    Constitution of 1836
    The Texas Constitution, like that of the United States and other state and national governments, establishes the fundamental laws under which all of it's citizens are governed.However, Texas has operated continuously under a constitutional government since 1824--a dozen years before the Fall of the Alamo!
  • Battle of the Alamo

    Battle of the Alamo
    Santa Anna ordered an ausalt in the alamo, mexican troops killed every texians except for one, the u,s joined with the texians and deafeated the mexican troops ending the revolution
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    Battle of Refugio/Coleto (Goliad Massacre)

    The Battle of Refugio was fought from March 12–March 15, 1836, near Refugio, Texas. Mexican General José Urrea and 1,500 Centralista soldiers fought against Amon Butler King and his 28 American volunteers and Lieutenant Colonel William Ward and his approximately 120 Americans. The battle, a part of the Goliad Campaign of the Texas Revolution, resulted in a Mexican victory and splintered Texan resistance.
  • Swearing in of the Texas government officials

    Swearing in of the Texas government officials
    When making government a meeting was ajourned and three commisioners were elected:Stephen F.Austin,Branch Archer, and William H. Warton. Sam Houston was named commander-in-cheif.
  • Runaway Scrape

    Runaway Scrape
    Was a name given to Anglo and Tejano settlers in early leaving their homes in Texas after early failures of the rebellion against the Mexican government. Mexican General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna and his army began their march through the south central and eastern part of the territory after the fall of the Alamo in March 1836, pushing the population before him until he had cornered them and their army under Sam Houston at San Jacinto.