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Santa Anna's_Conner_B Timeline of the Texas Revolution

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    Santa Anna_Conner_B Timeline of the Texas Revolution

  • Stephen F. Austin settles 300 colonist to Texas

    Stephen F. Austin settles  300 colonist to Texas
    LinkAustins colony was the first legal settlement of Texas. This settelment was owned by a empresario named Stephan F. Austin and was named one of the most succesfull colonies during the Texas Revolution. Stephan took over his fathers dreams to bring 300 colonist to Texas when Moses died of pnemonia.
  • Stephen F. Austin settles 300

    Stephen F. Austin settles 300
    "When Stephan F. Austin brought 300 colonist to Texas it was the beginning of new territory, oppertunities, and a new way of life for most Mexicans and Anglo Americans. The Anglos would pledge thier loyalty to Spain and promise to do good for thier country. Mexico was growing stronger by the minute."
  • The Fredonian Rebellion

    The Fredonian Rebellion
    [Website](http://<a href='http://http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fredonian_Rebellion)' >Website</a>Two brothers, Haden and Benjamin Edwards, rebelled against the Mexican goverment when they couldn't get the land grants that they wanted. They tried to take Texas but were ran out of the country by Stephen F. Austin and the Mexican Government.
  • Fredonion Rebellion

    Fredonion Rebellion
    "This was the begining of a chain of rebellions that the Anglos have brought on Texas. We must act quickly and put down all clues of revolts. We cannot trust these Anglo Americans and must apply new laws to stop this silliness."
  • Mier y Teran Report

    Mier y Teran Report
    WebsiteMier y Teran, a respected commander, was sent to Texas from Mexico to find out what is going on. During his expedition he reported that the Mexicans were outnumbered 10 to 1 by the Tejanos. He also said that it was like entering United States territory. The U.S. was definitly influencing Texas. The signs were in English, English was the main spoken language, and settlers were ignoring laws enforced by Mexico.
  • Mier y Teran Report

    Mier y Teran Report
    "This report on Texas colonist has been eye opening to me and the Mexican goverment. We now know what is really going on in Texas with the Anglos and plan to put a stop to it. I propose that we make more laws to stop this nonsense. They dont even speak true Mexican in Eastern Texas. We are overun by Anglos and shall show them whos boss.
  • Law of April 6th, 1830

    Law of April 6th, 1830
    LinkThe Law of April 6th, 1830 was to put a stop to U.S. immigration. We decided to put it in action when Manuel y Teran came back with a report saying the Mexicans in Texas were outnumbered 10 to 1. We encouraged military occupation and stimulating coastal trade. We also intended to prohibit or limit immigration to Texas. This was by far the most outragous to the Anglos. Anyone without land grant or can show proof of owned land must leave Texas.
  • Law of April 6th, 1830

    Law of April 6th, 1830
    "The Laws of April 6th, 1830 were neccesary needs for Tejas to remain in Texas control. If we did not act quickly Tejas would fall to the Anglos and the U.S. We will act this way again if the need is neccesary. We shall stop all immigration from the U.S. but incourage French and Mexican immigration. This law was definitly neccesary.
  • The Turlte Bayou Resolutions

    The Turlte Bayou Resolutions
    "I think that this squirmish between Travis and Bradburn was definitly handled badly. Tom Bradburn has been relieved because he should have traded Travis with the Mexican hostages. It was a good thing that we arrested him though."
  • The Turtle Bayou Resolutions

    The Turtle Bayou Resolutions
    LinkA group of Anglo American staged a rebellion Mexican rule in the town of Anahuac. Tom Bradburn had been apointed to establish the town two years earlier to stop smuggling, stop tarrifs and duties, and put down trouble.William B. Travis, a newly arrived young lawyer from Alabama, led the opposition to Bradburn and Mexican rule. Travis and his law partner started what they called a "civil militia," fo fight Bradburn but was arrested. Once freed, a Mexican leader relieved Bradburn.
  • Convention of 1833

    Convention of 1833
    LinkThe Convention of 1833, a political gathering of settlers in Mexican Texas, was a successor to the Convention of 1832, whose requests had not been addressed by the Mexican government. Despite the political uncertainty resulting from a recently concluded civil war, 56 delegates met in San Felipe de Austin to draft a series of petitions to the Mexican government.They voted Sam Houston army general, and elected William Horton as president of the convention.
  • Convention of 1833

    Convention of 1833
    "This was a Anglo Ammerican provisional government set up by William Whorton and was definitly important to the playout of a revolution. The Texans have set up a provisional president, general of the army, and have sent Stephan F. Austin to Mexico City. They are going to grow bigger every minute in their little militia and are problebly going to attack Mexico."
  • Stephen F. Austin is Arrested

    Stephen F. Austin is Arrested
    LinkStephan F. Austin went to Mexico to propose the State Constitution for seprate statehood of Texas. While there, he sent out a letter to his colony Bexar advising them to make a goverment of thier own. The Mexicans intercepted the letter and sent Stephan to a prison.
  • Stephen F. Austin is Arrested

    Stephen F. Austin is Arrested
    "Stephen F. Austin was arrested because we had intercepted the letter he sent on July 1st, 1833 that clearly stated bad things about the Mexican goverment and myself. He specificly said that the Anglos in Bexar should start a new goverment instead of ours. I propose that we watch these Anglos even more and prevent any rebellion silliness.
  • Conflict at Anahuac

    Conflict at Anahuac
    William T. Logan came to Texas looking for his two slaves who had run away. Bradburn sheltered the slaves and would not give them up. Travis tried to trick Bradburn into releasing the slaves by passing a note to a guard stating that Logan had returned with armed men. The guard informed Bradburn who alerted the soldiers and looked foolish when no troops showed up. Bradburn ordered for Travis' arrest. Many people demanded the release of Travis and organised a group of 150 people and released him.
  • Conflict at Anahuac

    Conflict at Anahuac
    "I think this conflict in Anahuac was a silly dicusion. Bradburn should have given him his slaves and everything would be fine. I did not need to arrest Travis and Jack but they were getting annoying. But I think that this might lead to more and more protest and revolts so we need to be on guard. This could influence more than just a protest."
  • Battle of Gonzales

    Battle of Gonzales
    "This is the beggining of the Anglo revolution as we know it. They have clearly fought back and will not let us have the cannon. We shall send more men to Texas and watch out for the revolution. We will put a end to these silly squirmishes!"
  • Battle of Gonzales

    Battle of Gonzales
    LinkThe Battle of Gonzales was the first military engagement of the Texas Revolution. It was fought near Gonzales, Texas, on October 2, 1835, between rebellious Texian settlers and a detachment of Mexican army troops. In 1831, Mexican authorities gave the settlers of Gonzales a small cannon to help protect them from frequent Comanche raids. When the Mexicans thought it was unwise to keep it there and asked for it back the Texans refused, fought, and won. This was the first battle of the revolution.
  • Battle of San Antonio

    Battle of San Antonio
    LinkStephen F. Austin convinced more settlers to pour into Texas and help fight the Revolution. Then he led the Army of the People to San Antonio where 300 Texans pushed back the Mexicans further back in the city. Along the way more volunteers joined the settlers, and the army numbered close to 600 by the time it reached the edge of the city. It was a month long siege but eventually they defeated the Mexicans and General Cos.
  • Battle of San Antonio

    Battle of San Antonio
    "The Texans have attacked the Mexican city of San Antonio de Bexar and have defeated General Cos and his army. This is a major play in the Texas Revolution and might just change the world. We must take back San Antonio and win the revolution.
  • Battle of the Alamo

    Battle of the Alamo
    LinkThe Battle of the Alamo (February 23 – March 6, 1836) was a pivotal event in the Texas Revolution. Following a 13-day siege, Mexican troops under President General Antonio López de Santa Anna launched an assault on the Alamo Mission near San Antonio de Béxar. All but two of the Texian defenders were killed. Santa Anna's perceived cruelty during the battle inspired many Texians—both Texas settlers and adventurers from the United States—to join the Texian Arm
  • Battle of the Alamo

    Battle of the Alamo
    "This battle was victorious for Mexico. We have slaghtered these Anglo-American pigs. We will take back what is ours in Texas and put a end to the revolution! This is just the beginning of what we are capable of. Watch out Anglo pigs because Mexico is going to destroy you."
  • Convention of 1836

    Convention of 1836
    LinkFifty-four delegates of the Convention of 1836 began meeting on March 1 at the village of Washington-on-the-Brazos. Each of the settlements of Texas were represented by delegates elected one month earlier. Richard Ellis was elected president of the convention and Herbert S. Kimble secretary. With very little time to accomplish its mission, delegates of Convention of 1836 wrote and adopted the Texas Declaration of Independence, prepared a Constitution for the Republic, and set up a government.
  • Convention of 1836

    Convention of 1836
    "The Texans are now setting up a new Republic and we must put a end to it! The Revolution is getting out of hand and unstable. Mexico must get Texas back immediatly! We are going to approach these Texans and destroy them."
  • Massacre at Goliad

    Massacre at Goliad
    LinkFannin finally began his retreat. It was not long, however, before the Texans found themselves surrounded on open prairie. Several attacks by Urrea resulted each time in the Mexicans being repulsed by the deadly fire of the Texans. By dusk, the Texans had lost about sixty men killed or wounded against some 200 of the Mexicans.Still heavily outnumbered, the Texans waved the white flag of truce the following morning. Santa Anna was angry and ordered their death. They were killed and burned.
  • Massacre at Goliad

    Massacre at Goliad
    "The order I said to execute the prisoners was neccesary because without it, Mexico would look weak and not as powerful. We have been victourious once again and have scared many Texans away from the revolution."
  • Runaway Scrape

    Runaway Scrape
    LinkThe Runaway Scrape was the name given to the flight and subsequent hostilities that occurred, as Texan, American settlers, and militia encountered the pursuing Mexican army in early 1836. Settlers had fled their homes in Texas, after receiving reports of the Mexican Army, under General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, gathering on the Rio Grande in preparation to invade and retake Texas.
  • Runaway Scrape

    Runaway Scrape
    "This is exactly what I planned. These rebellious Anglos are running away from my powerful army like ants. We will crush the Rebellion and destroy all the rebels. Mexico will get Texas back."
  • Battle of San Jacinto

    Battle of San Jacinto
    LinkThe Battle of San Jacinto, fought on April 21, 1836, in present-day Harris County, Texas, was the decisive battle of the Texas Revolution. Led by General Sam Houston, the Texian Army engaged and defeated General Antonio López de Santa Anna's Mexican forces in a fight that lasted just eighteen minutes. About 630 of the Mexican soldiers were killed and 730 captured, while only nine Texans died.
  • Battle of San Jacinto

    Battle of San Jacinto
    "The Texans have defeated me. I will surrender and give these Anglos thier want for Texas independence as long as they let me live. It is a disgrace to fight along Mexico at thier worst moment."
  • Treaties of Velaso

    Treaties of Velaso
    LinkThe Treaties of Velasco were two documents signed at Velasco, Texas, on May 14, 1836, between Antonio López de Santa Anna of Mexico and the Republic of Texas, in the aftermath of the Battle of San Jacinto. The signatories were President David G. Burnet for Texas and General Santa Anna for Mexico. The Treaties were intended, on the part of the Texans, to provide a conclusion of hostilities between the two belligerents and offer the first state of Independence.
  • Treaties of Velasco

    Treaties of Velasco
    "I have signed this treatie to allow Texans to have their independence from Mexico and to allow my life to go on. I have failed to take back Texas. The Anglos will finally have their independence."