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Mexican Independence Timeline

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    Mexican Independence

  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    Treaty of Paris -Required France and Spain to officially give land to Britain.
    -French threat to Texas was gone.
    -Britain and Spain were now the main Europeans rulers of the continent.
    -France no longer had any land on North America
  • Marques de Rubi Report

    Marques de Rubi Report
    Marques de Rubi Report -Inspection tour of the region's missions and presidios.
    -Concerns grew about the conditions.
    -Found better conditions in La Bahia and San Antonio de Bexar.
    -1768: Rubi returned to Mexico City and told Spain to go back to the mainland.
  • American Revolution Begins

    American Revolution Begins
    American Revolution -Boston Tea Pary took place in December 16, 1773.
    -Struggle of 13 American colonies against Great Britain.
    -Paul Revere, a messenger, played an important role in the war.
    -"Give me liberty or give me death!"
  • United State Gains Independence

    United State Gains Independence
    Fourth of July -Declared independence from Great Britain.
    -Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Benjamin Franklin signed it on July 4th.
    -Most memorable event in the history of America.
    -Declaration of Independence was a big part of it.
  • French Revolution Begins

    French Revolution Begins
    French Revolution Begins -Was a period of radical social and political disruption in France and Europe.
    -It was commanded by General Lafayette.
    -Provinces followed the lead of Paris and formed revolutionary governments.
  • Louisianna Purchase

    Louisianna Purchase
    Louisianna Purchase -People who played key roles purchase were Thomas Jefferson, Napoleon Bonaparte, Robert R. Livingston, James Monroe, and Lewis and Clark.
    -Was bought for $15,000,000.00
    -Marked one of the largest land purchases in history.
  • Cry of Delores

    Cry of Delores
    Cry of Dolores -Marks the beginning of the Mexican War of Independence.
    -Hidalgo ordered the church bells to be rung.
    -"¡Viva México!"
    -"Mexicans! Long live the heroes that gave us the Fatherland! Long live Hidalgo! Long live Morelos! Long live Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez! Long live Allende! Long live Aldama and Matamoros! Long live National Independence! Long Live Mexico! Long Live Mexico! Long live Mexico!"
  • Green Flag: Gutierrez-Magee Expedition

    Green Flag: Gutierrez-Magee Expedition
    Gutierrez-Magee Expedition -Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla rang a church bell and called for an end to Spanish rule,
    -Hidalgo y Costilla led an army of 50,000 against Spanish rule.
    -1811: Hidalgo y Costilla is executed.
    -Jose Bernando Gutierrez de Lara attacks Texas fter the death of Hidalgo.
  • Battle of Medina

    Battle of Medina
    Battle of Medina -Fought 20 miles south of San Antonio de Bexar.
    -Troops were led by General José Joaquín de Arredondo.
    -The battle lasted four hours.
    -Part of the Mexican War of Independence.
  • James Long

    James Long
    James Long -Made their first filibuster expedition to Texas in 1819.
    -Teamed up with José Félix Trespalacios a former Mexican.
    -Led the unsuccessful filibuster Long Expedition to Texas.
    -He was successful in capturing Nacogdoches.
  • Panic of 1819

    Panic of 1819
    Panic of 1819 -First major financial crisis in the United States.
    -Occurred during the end of the Era of Good Feelings.
    -Would shape economic development.
  • Mexican Independence

    Mexican Independence
  • Coahuila y Texas

    Coahuila y Texas
    Coahuila y Texas -One of the constituent states of the newly established United Mexican States.
    -Was divided into several departments.
    -Only enough food was grown for use in the area.
    -Raids from native tribes.
  • Constitution of 1824

    Constitution of 1824
    Constitution of 1824 -Established the fundamental laws under which all of it's citizens are governed.
    -Regions of Texas and Coahuila were combined into one state.
    -Texans drafted and proposed a Constitution of 1833 which would give Texas separate statehood within the Mexican Republic.