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Mexican Independence Timeline

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    Mexican Independence Timeline

  • The Treaty of Paris

    The Treaty of Paris
    The Treaty of Paris The British defeated the French and Spain in the French and Indian war, so The Treaty of Paris was created. The Treaty of Paris stated that French should cede Canada and all the land by the Mississippi and Spain should cede Florida.
  • Marques de Rubi Report

    Marques de Rubi Report
    Rubi Report Marques de Rubi led the inspection of Spain's presidios and missions because of border changes. He gave the following advice: Spain should abandon all missions and presidios except those at La Bahia and San Antonio. San Antonio should replace Los Adaes as the capital of Texas. The Spanish population in East Texas should be moved to San Antonio. The Spanish should befriend the Comanche so they can defeat the Apaches.
  • American Revolution Begins

    American Revolution Begins
    American Revolution American Patriots in the thirteen colonies began fighting for independence from Great Britain.
  • U.S. Declaration of Independence

    U.S. Declaration of Independence
    United Sates Declaration of Independence The 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 Gain Independence

    United States Gain Independence
    American Revolution With the help of Spain, the Americans won their independence from Great Britain. The new country became a republic and it grew so much that Spain had a new threat.
  • French Revolution

    French Revolution
    French Revolution The absolute monarchy of France was overthrown, only to lead to political upheavals.
  • James Long

    James  Long
    James Long James Long was the last fillibuster in the fillibuster period. He was killed by a guard in Mexico for leading a expedition.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    Louisiana Purchase France forced Spain to return to Louisiana and then sold it to United States for 15 million dollars. This purchase doubled the size of America.
  • Cry of Dolores

    Cry of Dolores
    The Cry of Dolores Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, declared himself in open revolt against Spanish rule from the pulpit of his church. He launched the The Mexican War of Independence.
  • Green Flag Over Texas

    Green Flag Over Texas
    Green Flag The Gutiérrez-Magee Expedition was a Mexican-American filibuster expedition against Spanish Texas during the years of the Mexican War of Independence.
  • The Battle of Medina

    The Battle of Medina
    Battle of Medina The Battle of Medina was the bloodiest war in Texas History. It was the battle between Spain and the filibusters fighting for Mexico's freedom.
  • Panic of 1819

    Panic of 1819
    Panic of 1819 The Panic of 1819 was U.S.A's first financial crisis. The cause was international events. Europe was recovering from the Napolean, so America couldn't get the supplies that they needed.
  • Mexican Independence

    Mexican Independence
    Mexican Independence The Mexican War of Independence (1810–1821) was a conflict between the people of Mexico and Spain which started on 16 September 1810. The movement, which became known as the Mexican War of Independence, was led by Mexican-born Spaniards, Mestizos and Amerindians who sought independence from Spain.
  • Imperial Colonization Law

    Imperial Colonization Law
    Imperial Colonization Law This law invited Catholic immigrants to settle in Mexico; provided for the employment of agents, called empresarios, to introduce families in units of 200; defined the land measurement in terms of labores (177 acres each), leagues or sitios (4,428 acres), and haciendas (five leagues each); and defined the privileges and certain limitations of immigrants and empresarios.
  • The “Old Three Hundred” Colony

    The “Old Three Hundred” Colony
    The Old Three Hundred The 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 1824 The Federal Constitution of the United Mexican States was created on October 4 of 1824, after the overthrow of the Mexican Empire.
  • Coahuila y Texas

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