Texas Revolution

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  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    It says that people have rights that cant be taken away, lists the complaints , and argues that the colonies have to be free to protect the colonists' rights. The Declaration explains why the colonies should break away from Britain.
  • Law of April 6,1830

    Law of April 6,1830
    The colonist were not allowed to vote or have a say in the laws for the Decree of April 6,1830. This law discouraged people in the United States to settle in Texas.This law was Mexico's response to the Mier y Teran report.
  • Turtle Bayou Resolution

    Turtle Bayou Resolution
    Turtle Bayou resolutions supported Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna because he promised to uphold the constitution of 1824.During that time Stephen F. Austin was elected to carry the document with the delegates request to Mexico city. Austin was arrested for treason and for not paying taxes.The first battle of the revolution was the battle of Gonzales
  • Battle of Gonzales

    Battle of Gonzales
    The Mexican government were trying to retrieve small cannon that they used as defense against Tonkawa Indians. The Texans created a banner with a crude drawing of the disputed cannon and the words "come and take it" written on it. On Oct. 2, 1835 the Texans attacked the Mexican camp. They made the first shot with their cannon.
  • Capture of San Antonio

    Capture of San Antonio
    Texas army captured the important crossroads town of San Antonio de Bexar and seized the garrison known as the Alamo. Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna recaptured the town on March 6, 1836. This was after a thirteen day siege.
  • Massacre of Goliad

    Massacre of Goliad
    The Goliad massacre was an event of the Texas Revolution. 425-445 prisoners of war from the Texian Army of the Republic of Texas were killed by the Mexican Army in the town of Goliad, Texas. Also those killed was commander Colonel James Fannin.
  • Battle of San Jacinto

    Battle of San Jacinto
    Sam Houston and some 800 Texans defeated Santa Anna's Mexican force of 1,500 men at the Battle of San Jacinto, shouting “Remember the Alamo!” as they attacked. The treaty was later abrogated and tensions built up along the Texas-Mexico border.
  • Treaty of Velasco

    Treaty of Velasco
    Captured Mexican president Antonio López de Santa Anna signed a treaty negotiated with Burnet and other Texas officials. In the document, Santa Anna promised to end the war and order all Mexican troops in Texas to retire to the south bank of the Rio Grande.
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    Freedonian Rebellion

    The Edwards brothers contacted Stephen F. Austin to join the rebellion. He said that he would not help the brothers and would join Mexico to push them out. The effect of the Freedonian Rebellion was that the Anglo Americans would not be trusted to hold a colonization, even though Austin was loyal to Mexico.
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    Mier y Teran Report

    As the population in Texas from the United States swelled, Mexican authorities grew increasing nervous. In 1827, the Mexican government sent General Manuel de Mier y Terán to investigate the situation.
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    Siege of Alamo

    The Battle of the Alamo was a 13 day siege at a mission in San Antonio. It was fought by Mexican forces of about 4000, under President General Santa Anna, against a handful of 180 American rebels fighting for Texan independence from Mexico
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    Runaway Scrape

    It was a period of terror and panic among the settlements of Texas, as Santa Anna and the Mexican armies swept eastward from San Antonio, virtually unopposed.