Events that led to Mexican Independence

  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    Treaty of ParisThe Treaty of Paris required France and Spain to cede, or officially give, territory to Britain.
  • Marques de Rubi Report

    Marques de Rubi Report
    Maeques de RubiThe Marques de Rubi began a n inspection tour of the region's presidios.
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution
    American RevolutionThe American Revolution was the political upheaval during the last half of the 18th century in which thirteen colonies in North America joined together to break free from the British Empire, combining to become the United States of America.
  • U.S. Declaration of Independence

    U.S. Declaration of Independence
    U.S. Declaration of IndependenceThe Declaration of Independence was a statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, which announced that the thirteen American colonies then at war with Great Britain regarded themselves as independent states, and no longer a part of the British Empire.
  • United States gains independence

    United States gains independence
    United States gains independenceThe United States became an independent country, creating and ratifying its new constitution, and establishing the federal government.
  • French Revolution begins

    French Revolution begins
    French RevolutionThe French Revolution (French: Révolution française; 1789–1799), sometimes distinguished as the 'Great French Revolution'[1] (La Grande Révolution), was a period of radical social and political upheaval in France and Europe.
  • James Long

    James Long
    James LongJames Long (born February 9, 1793 Culpepper County Virginia died 8 April 1822 in a Mexico military prison) led the unsuccessful filibuster Long Expedition to Texas.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    <a href='' >Textbook</a>In 1800 France forced Spain to return Louisiana and then sold it to the United States for $15 million in 1803.
  • Cry of Dolores

    Cry of Dolores
    Cry of DoloresThe Cry of Dolores marked the beginning of the long and bloody Mexican War of Independence, which would not conclude until 1821.
  • Green Flag (Gutierrez-Magee Exp.)

    Green Flag (Gutierrez-Magee Exp.)
    Gutierrez-Magee ExpeditionIn 1810, Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla began a revolt against the Royalist Spanish in Mexico, which would initiate the Mexican War of Independence. Likewise, in 1811, Juan Bautista de las Casas led a revolt against Spain at San Antonio, capturing the Spanish governor. The Spanish struck back, however, crushing the revolt. Governor Manuel María de Salcedo was restored to power. Father Hidalgo was executed in July, in Chihuahua, while de las Casas and his associates were executed in August.
  • Battle of Medina

    Battle of Medina
    Battle of MedinaThe Battle of Medina was fought approximately 20 miles south of San Antonio de Bexar (modern-day San Antonio, Texas, in the United States) on August 18, 1813 as part of the Mexican War of Independence against Spanish authority in Mexico.
  • Panic of 1819

    Panic of 1819
    Panic of 1819The Panic of 1819 was the first major financial crisis in the United States,[1] which occurred during the end of the Era of Good Feelings.
  • Imperial Colonization Law

    Imperial Colonization Law
    Imperial Colonization LawMEXICAN COLONIZATION LAWS. On January 17, 1821, the government of the eastern division of the Provincias Internas granted a permit to Moses Austin to settle 300 families in Texas.
  • Mexican Independence

    Mexican Independence
    Mexican Independence

    With these developments, Texas became part of an independent Mexico and the "Lone Star" of hope for a second democratic, multi-cultural Federal Republic in America.
  • The "Old Three Hundred" Colony

    The "Old Three Hundred" Colony
    Old Three HundredThe Old Three Hundred is a term used to describe the 297 grantees, made up of families and some partnerships of unmarried men, who purchased 307 parcels of land from Stephen Fuller Austin and established a colony in present day Brazoria County in southeast Texas.
  • Constitution of 1824

    Constitution of 1824
    Constitution of 1824The Federal Constitution of the United Mexican States of 1824 (Spanish: Constitución Federal de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos de 1824) was enacted on October 4 of 1824, after the overthrow of the Mexican Empire of Agustin de Iturbide.
  • Coahuila y Texas

    Coahuila y Texas
    Coahuila y Texas Coahuila y Tejas (Coahuila and Texas) was one of the constituent states of the newly established United Mexican States under its 1824 Constitution.