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  • First Bloodshed

    First Bloodshed
    First Bloodshed of the Texas Revolution takes place at Velasco when Texans,transporting a cannon from from Brozoria to Anahuac,are changed by mexican forces at Velasco.
  • Mexican troops

    Mexican troops
    Mexican troops attempt to retrieve a cannon that had been given to Gonzales colonists for protection from Indian attack. The skirmish that ensues as Gonzales residents dare the Mexicans to "come and take it" is considered the opening battle of the Texas Revolution.
  • Gail Borden

    Gail Borden
    Gail Borden begins publishing the newspaper "Telegraph and Texas Register" at San Felipe de Austin.
  • A "consultation"

     A "consultation"
    A "consultation" convenes at San Felipe; on Nov. 7 the delegates agree to establish a provisional government.
  • Texas Rangers

    Texas Rangers
    The Texas Rangers organization is officially established by Texas' provisional government.
  • Texas Declaration Of Independence

    Texas Declaration Of Independence
    March 2 – The Texas Declaration of Independence is adopted at Washington-on-the-Brazos
  • Sam Houston abondons Gonzalez

    Sam Houston abondons Gonzalez
    Sam Houston abandons Gonzales and retreats eastward to avoid the advancing Mexican army. Panicky settlers in the area flee as well in an exodus called the Runaway Scrape.
  • Prisoners are executed

    Prisoners are executed
    About 350 Texan prisoners, including their commander James Fannin, are executed at Goliad by order of Santa Anna. An estimated 30 Texans escape.
  • 13-day Alamo siege

    13-day Alamo siege
    A 13-day siege of the Alamo by Mexican troops led by Gen. Antonio López de Santa Anna ends on this day with a battle in which all remaining defenders are killed
  • Texan troops

    Texan troops
    In a battle starting about 4:30 p.m. and lasting 18 minutes, Texan troops led by Sam Houston defeat the Mexican army commanded by Santa Anna at San Jacinto near present-day Houston. Houston reports that 630 Mexican troops were killed and 730 were taken prisoner. Of the Texas troops, nine of a force of 910 were killed or mortally wounded, and 30 were less seriously wounded.
  • Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

    Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
    Santa Anna and David Burnet sogn two treaties at Velasco. One was public the other was a secret.The treaties violited by both sides . Texas independence was not reconized by Mexico and Texas' boundrary was not determined until the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, which ended the Mexican War, was signed in 1848
  • Lorenzo de Zavala

    Lorenzo de Zavala
    Voters of the new republic choose their first elected officials: Sam Houston becomes president and Lorenzo de Zavala, vice president.The voters also overwhelmingly approve a referendum requesting annexation by the United States. U.S. President Martin Van Buren refuses to consider it,
  • Republic of Texas ends

    Republic of Texas ends
    First Congress of the Republic of Texas ends in Columbia
  • Rupublic of Texas is Recognized

    Rupublic of Texas is Recognized
    Republic of Texas is recognized by the U.S.Than later by France,England ,Belgium and the Netherlands
  • Stephen F.Austin

    Stephen F.Austin
    The first sale of town lots in the new capital of the Republic, which is named for Stephen F. Austin, is held.
  • Texas government to negotiate a peace treaty.

    Texas government to negotiate a peace treaty.
    Comanches, led by a dozen chiefs, meet with officials of Texas government to negotiate a peace treaty. Believing the Comanches to have reneged on a promise to release all white prisoners, the Texans take the chiefs prisoner. During the Council House fight that follows, 35 Comanches are killed, as are seven Texans.
  • Council House Fight

    Council House Fight
    Near Hallet,Comanches, in retaliation for the Council House Fight,biegin looting and killin thier way across Central Texas.During the fight 35 comanches anr killed, as are seven texans
  • Sante Fe

    Sante Fe
    The Santa Fe expidition ,launched without permission by Pres.Mirabeau B. Lamar,leaves to the west to establish trade with and solidify Texas claims.Members oit the group oar taken prisoner by Mexican troops, realease in 1842
  • German immigration

    German immigration
    The first seeds of large-scale German immigration to Texas are sown when a German society, the Adelsverein, purchases land for settlements in Central Texas
  • Arrrqhh ! Its a Mutiny

    Arrrqhh ! Its a Mutiny
    The crew of the San Antonio stages the republic's first, and only, mutiny
  • Robert Potter

    Robert Potter
    Robert Potter, signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence, is murdered in the Regulator-Moderator War.
  • Germans society

    Germans society
    Germans formed a society to help German immigration to Texas
  • Battle Salado Creek

    Battle Salado Creek
    At the Battle Salado Creek 42 were masscred by indians .
  • Archives War

    Archives War
    The Archives War: Austin citizens keep the state's papers from being moved to Houston.
  • Mier Expedition

    Mier Expedition
    The prisoners of the Mier Expedition draw white and black beans from a pot; the 17 who draw black beans are executed by the Mexicans