Texas Revolution

By jesus93
  • Battle of Gonzales

    Battle of Gonzales
    On March 27, 1836, over three hundred rebellious Texan prisoners, most of them captured a few days before while battling the Mexican army, were executed by Mexican forces. The "Goliad Massacre" became a rallying cry for other Texans, who shouted "Remember the Alamo!" and "Remember Goliad!" at the decisive Battle of San Jacinto.
  • Raunway Scrape

    Raunway Scrape
    The Runaway Scrape is the period in early 1836 generally beginning with the Siege and Fall of the Alamo and ending with the Battle of San Jacinto on April 21. It was a period of terror and panic among the settlements of Texas.During the runaway, the colonists gathered a few personal possessions, abandoned their homes, and headed eastward under most difficult conditions.The news of the Texas victory at San Jacinto was received amid great rejoicing by the participants of the Runaway Scrape.
  • Battle of the Alamo

    Battle of the Alamo
    In the early 1800s, the Spanish military stationed a cavalry unit at the former mission. The soldiers referred to the old mission as the Alamo.
    On February 23, 1836, the arrival of General Antonio López de Santa Anna's army outside San Antonio nearly caught them by surprise. Undaunted, the Texians and Tejanos prepared to defend the Alamo together. The defenders held out for 13 days against Santa Anna's army.
  • convention of 1836

    convention of 1836
    Fifty-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.
  • Fannin's Surrender at Coleto Creek

    With little water, and situated in an open prairie covered with high grass that occluded vision of their enemy, Fannin's men no cober and no water annd the mexico atacked. realizing that he was beat, fannin asked urrea for torms to sorrender tinking that texan wher treited right
  • Goliad Massacre

    Goliad Massacre
    he Goliad Massacre, the tragic termination of the Goliad Campaign of 1836, is of all the episodes of the Texas Revolution the most infamous. Though not as salient as the battle of the Alamo, the massacre immeasurably garnered support for the cause against Mexico both within Texas and in the United States, thus contributing greatly to the Texan victory at the battle of San Jacinto and sustaining the independence of the Republic of Texas.
  • Battle of San Jaciento

    Battle of San Jaciento
    The 21st of April dawned bright and beautiful. The main forces of the Texas army were there, totaling about 750 men. They faced over 1500 of the enemy, secure and flushed with pride at the offense they had enjoyed for the previous few weeks against the Texans.
    When within seventy yards the word "fire" was given, the Texan shouts of "Remember the Alamo" and "Remember Goliad" rang along the entire line. Within a short time, 700 Mexicans were slain, with another 730 taken as prisoners they won