The Texas Revolution and The Republic of Texas

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  • The Battle of The Alamo Began

    The Battle of The Alamo Began
    The 13-day siege of the Alamo by Santa Anna and his 2000 troops began. This led to a Mexican victory, but as Campbell, (2017, p. 132) states the Texians benefitted more than the victorious Mexican Army.
  • Texas Declares Independence

    Texas Declares Independence
    The General Council adopted the Texas Declaration of Independence on March 2, 1836. (https://www.tsl.texas.gov/treasures/republic/declare-01.html)
  • The Battle of The Alamo Ended

    The Battle of The Alamo Ended
    The Mexican Army overran the few remaining Texians in the Alamo (Campbell, 2017, p. 132).
  • The Goliad Massacre

    The Goliad Massacre
    350 Texian prisoners were executed at Goliad after the promise of their lives being spared if they surrendered (Campbell, 2017, p.136).
  • The Battle of San Jacinto

    The Battle of San Jacinto
    Sam Houston leads an army of 900 Texians into the Battle of San Jacinto. The Mexican camp was captured just after 18 minutes securing a Texas victory (Campbell, 2017, pp. 139-141).
  • Capture of Santa Anna

    Capture of Santa Anna
    Santa Anna was captured, ending the fighting in Texas (Campbell, 2017, p. 142).
  • Sam Houston Becomes First Texas President

    Sam Houston Becomes First Texas President
    Sam Houston overwhelmingly wins the first Texas presidency with 5,119 votes (Campbell, 2017, p. 145).
  • Lamar Becomes Second Texas President

    Lamar Becomes Second Texas President
    MIrabeau B. Lamar becomes the second president of Texas (Campbell, 2017, p. 152).
  • Houston's Second Term

    Houston's Second Term
    Sam Houston get a second term after Lamar (Campbell, 2017, p. 157).
  • Texas Admission Act

    Texas Admission Act
    The Texas Admission Act, making Texas a state in the United States of America, was passed by congress and the 11th U.S. president James K. Polk (Campbell, 2017, p. 169).