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    Texas Revolution

    The beginning and end of the Texas Revolution
  • Battle of Gonzales

    Battle of Gonzales
    Mexican 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 1835

    Consultation of 1835
    The 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 begins

    Attack on San Antonio begins
    The 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 Alamo

    Battle of the Alamo
    Mexican 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 1836

    Convention of 1836
    Meeting 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 Independence

    Texas Declaration of Independence
    Fifty-nine men signed the Declaration of Independence.
    Most delegates were members of the War Party.
    George Childress was elected chairman.
  • Battle of the Alamo falls

    Battle of the Alamo falls
    Santa 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 Scrape

    Runaway Scrape
    Settlers 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 Creek

    Battle of Coleto Creek
    Santa 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 Massacre

    Goliad Massacre
    Troops 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 Jacinto

    Battle of San Jacinto
    The 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.