Texas involvement in the fight for independence

By gamer65
  • the Treaty of Paris

    the Treaty of Paris
    Treaty of ParisRequired france and spain to cede, or officially give territory to britian. eliminated French threat ended the French and Indian War
  • Marques de Rubi Report

    Marques de Rubi Report
    RUBI, MARQUES DE rubi urged spain to pull back to the real frontier. to proctect this frontier he suggested running a string of 15 forts, each about 100 miles apart, from lower californa to southern texas
  • American Revoulution

    American Revoulution
    American Revoulution was the political upheaval during the last half of the 18th century in which thirteen colonies in North America joined together to break free from the British Empire, combining to become the United States of America.
  • United States gain independance

    United States gain independance
    United sstate gain independance
    the United States became an independent country, creating and ratifying its new constitution, and establishing the federal government. In an attempt to assert their traditional rights, American Patriots seized control of the colonies and launched a war for independence.
  • United States Declaration of Independence

    United States Declaration of Independence
    United States Declaration of Independence announcing that the thirteen American colonies then at war with Great Britain were no longer a part of the British Empire. Written primarily by Thomas Jefferson, and approved by the Second Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, the Declaration is a formal explanation of why Congress had voted on July 2 to declare independence.
  • French Revoulution Begins

    French Revoulution Begins
    The French Revolution Begins The absolute monarchy that had ruled France for centuries collapsed in three years. French society underwent an epic transformation as feudal, aristocratic and religious privileges evaporated under a sustained assault from radical left-wing political groups, masses on the streets, and peasants in the countryside.
  • Louisiana purchase

    Louisiana purchase
    Louisiana purchase
    By a treaty signed on Apr. 30, 1803, the United States purchased from France the Louisiana Territory, more than 2 million sq km (800,000 sq mi) of land extending from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains.
  • Mexican Independence

    Mexican Independence
    Mexican Independence. 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. It started as an idealistic peasants' rebellion against their colonial masters, but ended as an unlikely alliance between Mexican ex-royalists and Mexican guerrilla insurgents.
  • Cry of Delores

    Cry of Delores
    Cry of Delores declared himself in open revolt against Spanish rule from the pulpit of his church, launching the Mexican War of Independence. He exhorted his following to take up arms and join him in his fight against the injustices of the Spanish colonial system and within moments he had an army of some 600 men.
  • gutierrez-magee exp.

    gutierrez-magee exp.
    Gutiérrez-Magee Expedition began a revolt against the Royalist Spanish in Mexico, which would initiate the Mexican War of Independence. Likewise, in 1811, Juan Bautista de las Casas led a revolt against Spain at San Antonio, capturing the Spanish governor.
  • Battle of Medina

    Battle of Medina
    BATTLE OF MEDINA This bloodiest battle ever fought on Texas soil took place twenty miles south of San Antonio in a sandy oak forest region then called el encinal de Medina. Occurring during a very confused and turbulent period of world history, the battle of Medina affected the destinies of Spain, Mexico, the United States, England, and France.
  • Panic of 1819

    Panic of 1819
    Panic of 1819 Banks throughout the country failed; mortgages were foreclosed, forcing people out of their homes and off their farms. Falling prices impaired agriculture and manufacturing, triggering widespread unemployment. All regions of the country were impacted and prosperity did not return until 1824.
  • The ''Old Three Hundred'' colony

    The ''Old Three Hundred'' colony
    The ''Old Three Hundred'' colony is sometimes used to refer to the settlers who received land grants in Stephen F. Austin's first colony. In January 1821 Austin's father, Moses Austin, had received a permit from the Spanish to settle 300 families in Texas, but he died in Missouri a short time later before he could realize his plans.
  • James Long

    James Long
    James Longstreet was one of the foremost Confederate generals of the American Civil War and the principal subordinate to General Robert E. Lee, who called him his "Old War Horse.
  • Imperial Colonization Law

    Imperial Colonization Law
    The Imperial Colonization Law All legislative bodies of the provisional and regular governments appointed committees to frame a colonization law, but the first such law was that passed by the Junta Instituyente, Emperor Agustín de Iturbide's rump congress, on January 3, 1823.
  • Coahulila Y Texas

    Coahulila Y Texas
    Coahulila Y TexasThe state remained in existence until the adoption of the 1835 "Constitutional Bases", whereby the federal republic was converted into a unitary one, and the nation's states, (estados), were turned into departments (departamentos). The State of Coahuila y Texas was split in two and became the Department of Coahuila and the Department of Texas. The latter eventually seceded and became the independent Republic of Texas, which is now the state of Texas within the United States of America.
  • Constitution Of 1824

    Constitution Of 1824
    CONSTITUTION OF 1824 Constitutional government in Texas began with the Mexican federal Constitution of 1824, which, to some degree, was patterned after the United States Constitution but resembled more the Spanish Constitution of 1812. Congress was made the final interpreter of the document; the Catholic religion was made the state faith; and the church was supported by the public treasury