Texas Milesones

By 9714sck
  • Nov 5, 1528

    Cabeza de Vaca

    he was a trader and a explorer of texas. His ship werecked on Galveston island.
  • Apr 20, 1540


    he leed an expedition through the southwest of the U.S.A. and through Texas.
  • La Salle

    He established fort St. Luis at matagorda bay and thus leed the way for France to clame Texas. He was murdered by his own men.
  • Austin Grant

    Stephen F Austin recived a grant from the Mexican Government and began colinalization in the location of the Brazos river.
  • Mexican independance

    Mexico had a republican form of government but it didn't define the rights of the states including Texas.
  • Austin imprisoned

    Stephen F Austin was captured and imprisoned by the Mexicans in Mexico City. This lit a fire under the Texans
  • Battle at Gonzalez

    It is the first battle of the Texas revolution. The Mexicans were coming to take a canon that was given to Texans to protect themsellves against the Indians. They loaded it and aimed it at the 100 Mexicans and those were the first shots of the war.
  • The Alamo

    A battle in San Antonio. The Mexican army had 2000 troups and the Texans had only 189 troups. The Mexicans Did not show mercy and killed every Texan at the Alamo.
  • The Runaway Scrape

    The Runaway scrape started after the Alamo. When Texas lost Texans started to all runaway in fear of the Mexicans.
  • Massacre at Goliad

    General Urrea (a mexican) leed his troops on a coastal rout to Texas. He had 900 men and he ran across 50 troops and only four Texans survieved. He ran across 50 more and only one survived that time.
  • Battle of San Jacento

    The Texans were protecting modern day Houston. They where on the banks of the buffalo bayou. The next morning Santa Anna attacted. The Texans had 750 men and the Mexicans had over 1500 but the Texans won.
  • Texas Joins the U.S.

    President James Polk made Texas the 26th state in the United States of America.
  • Texas secedes and joins the Confederacy

    They suceded after a 171 to 6 vote. Sam Houston was one of the small majority to oppose sucecion.
  • Battle of Galveston

    The Union sailed into Galveston with no defense. The Confederates had almost no chance of winning being outnumbered 6 to 1 and they were out gunned. Against all odds they began to win and during a truce the Union sailed away.