Gloria&Estrada-Tex Rev5th

  • Battle of Gonzales

    Battle of Gonzales
    The Mexican authoritits sent a force about 100 men to repossess a cannon that have been provied the resiaenthts at Gonzales. The Battle of Gonzales was the first military engagement of the Texas Revolution.
  • The Conslation

    The Conslation
    A meeting of representatives of various districts of Texas was planned for the fall the 1835 at Columbia to discuss escalating friction with Mexico, and consider options for more autonomous rule for Texas.
  • The Siege Of San Antonio

    The Siege  Of San Antonio
    In October-December of 1835, rebellious Texans (who referred to themselves as “Texians”) laid siege to the city of San Antonio de Béxar, the largest Mexican town in Texas. There were some famous names among the besiegers, including Jim Bowie, Stephen F. Austin, Edward Burleson, James Fannin and Francis W. Johnson. After about a month and a half of siege, the Texians attacked in early December and accepted the Mexican surrender on December 9.
  • Battle Of The Alamo

    Battle Of The Alamo
    The begining of the 13 day siege of the Alamo.Seige at the Alamo begins.
  • The Convention

    The Convention
    To make desicion of Texas indenpendence.The Convention of 1836 wrote the Texas Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the Republic of Texas, organized the ad interim government.
  • The Delclaration of Independence

    The Delclaration of Independence
    The delagates meet in general.Declaration of Independence is at once the nation's most cherished symbol of liberty and Jefferson's most enduring monument. Here, in exalted and unforgettable phrases, Jefferson expressed the convictions in the minds and hearts of the American people.
  • Fall Of tThe Alamo

    Fall Of tThe Alamo
    For 13 days,Mexican cannonballs bombared the Alamo while Mexican troops prepared for battle.
  • Runaway Scrape

    Runaway Scrape
    The families living in the Gonzales area panicked when they learned of Santa Anna's advance and Houston's retreat.
  • Battle of Coleto

    Battle of Coleto
    The battle of Coleto, the culmination of the Goliad Campaign of 1836, occurred near Coleto Creek in Goliad County on March 19 and 20, 1836. Originally called "the battle of the prairie" and "la batalla del encinal [oak grove] del Perdido [Creek]," it was one of the most significant engagements of the Texas Revolution.
  • Goliad massacre

    Goliad massacre
    On March 19, he had quickly advanced and surrounded the 300 men in the Texian Army on the open prairie, near La Bahia (Goliad). A two day Battle of Coleto ensued with the Texians holding their own on the first day.
  • Battle of Jacinto

    Battle of Jacinto
    On the morning of the April 19, the Texans crossed over and marched down the right bank of Buffalo Bayou to within half a mile of its confluence with the San Jacinto River. Here, the army prepared their defenses on the edge of a grove of trees. Their rear was protected by timber and the bayou.