Texas RevolutionThe beginning and end of the Texas Revolution
Battle of GonzalesMexican authorities gave the settlers of Gonzales a small cannon to help protect them.
Colonel Ugartechea requested the return of the cannon.
300 soldiers were expected to march.
Consultation of 1835The meeting was held in San Felipe.
The meeting was called to discuss future of texas.
Sam Houston was elected commander in chief of the armies of texas.
Attack on San Antonio beginsThe attack on San Antonio started at 3.a.m.
300 men volunteered to attack San Antonio.
Milam was killed on the third day.
Battle of the AlamoMexican troops under Santa Anna launched an assault on the Alamo mission.
1,500 Mexican troops marched into San Antonio.
Travis asked for more men but fewer than 100 came.
Convention of 1836Meeting was held in a village of Washington-on-the-Brazos.
Richard Ellis was elected president of the convention.
Delegates wrote and adopted the Texas Declaration of Independence.
Texas Declaration of IndependenceFifty-nine men signed the Declaration of Independence.
Most delegates were members of the War Party.
George Childress was elected chairman.
Battle of the Alamo fallsSanta Anna at the head of 4000 men advanced against the alamo.
The Mexican Army charged and were twice repulsed by the deadly fire of Travis' artillery.
Out of 800 men,only 130 were alive.
Runaway ScrapeSettlers fled their homes in Texas,after receiving reports of the Mexican Army.
Santa Anna gathered on the Rio Grande to retake Texas.
Many settlers died after they left.
Battle of Coleto CreekSanta Anna led a larger force into the Texas interior.
Mexicans troops surrounded the Texians later in that day.
On the morning of March 20, the Texians surrendered.
Goliad MassacreTroops from the army of Mexico defeated Texian forces in many clashes.
Prisoners were divided into three groups and were shot.
Few of them tried to escape but got massacred.
Battle of San JacintoThe fight lasted eighteen minutes.
About 630 of the Mexican soldiers were killed and 730 captured,only nine Texans died.
Santa Anna was captured the following day and held as prisoner of war.