9-3 and 9-4

  • Mexico places restrictions on American immigration

    Mexico places restrictions on American immigration
    -they did this because they didn’t want the Americans to take over their land.
    -the Mexicans won their independance.
  • Stephen Austin establishes a colony in Texas

    Stephen Austin establishes a colony in Texas
    -established a colony between the Brazos and colorado rivers
    -issued 297 land grants to the group that later became known as Texas’s Old Three Hundreds
  • Stephen Austin meets with Mexican President Santa Anna

    Stephen Austin meets with Mexican President Santa Anna
  • Battle of the Alamo

    Battle of the Alamo
    -the texans attacked and drove the Mexicans forces from the Alamo
    -Santa Anna then swept northward and stormed and destroyed the small American garrison in the Alamo
  • Battle of San Jacinto

    Battle of San Jacinto
    -This was the result of the Battle of the Alamo
    -The Texans won because they captured Santa Anna.
  • Treaty of Velasco grants Texas Independence

    Treaty of Velasco grants Texas Independence
    -This treaty set Santa Anna free after he signed it.
    -This treaty also made Texas become a Republic
  • U.S. annexes Texas

    U.S. annexes Texas
    -Incorporate Texas into the United States.
    -United States opinion, was that divided along sectional lines.
  • General Taylor marches troops across Rio Grande

    General Taylor marches troops across Rio Grande
    -Taylor violated Mexico’s territorial by sending an exploration party through Mexico’s Alta California province.
    -Mexico responded by sending troops across the Rio Grande and killing 9 United States soldiers.
  • U.S. declares war on Mexico

    U.S. declares war on Mexico
    -Stephen Kearney took his troops and marched from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, across the desert to Santa Fe, New Mexico.
    -New Mexico fell to the US without a single shot being fired.
  • Slidell's Rejection

    Slidell's Rejection
  • Gold discovered at Sutter's Mill, California

    Gold discovered at Sutter's Mill, California
    -James Marshall discovered gold at Sutton’s Mill.
    -The people took this way to far because they where not going to their jobs, and their bills where not being paid.
  • Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ends war with Mexico

    Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ends war with Mexico
    -Mexico agreed the Rio Grande be the border for Texas and give New Mexico and California to the US.
    -The treaty allowed Mexicans to live in the territories and have freedom of religion, protection of property, bilingual elections, and open borders.
  • Zachary Taylor elected president

    Zachary Taylor elected president
    -Zachary Taylor won the population vote.
    -he was against Van Burran
  • Gasden Purchase

    Gasden Purchase
    -President Franklin Pierce gave James Gadsden the power to pay Mexico an additional $10 million for another piece of territory south of the Gila River.
    -The Oregon, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, and Gadsden Purchase established the current borders of 48 states.
  • California applies for statehood

    California applies for statehood
    -California applied for statehood. which provoked a fiery protest in Congress.
    -Statehood was won in 1850.