Treaty of ParisTreaty of Paris
Apart of the treaty was that France would give up Canada and all of its claims east of the Mississippi River.
It ended the French and Indian War.
The French threat to Spain was gone.
Marques de Rubi ReportMarques de Rubi
Rubi recommended a war of extermination against the Lipan Apaches.
The removal of soldiers and settlers in East Texas was also apart of the report.
They abandoned all missions and presidios in Texas except for the ones at San Antonio and La Bahia.
American Revolution BeginsAmerican Independence
The fighting began almost without warning.
The first shots were fired on Lexington Green.
In the beginning of the battle, the British focused on Boston and New York.
U.S. Declaration of IndependenceDeclaration of Independence
One person it was written by was Thomas Jefferson.
We celebrate this day as Independence Day.
Signed in Washington D.C.
United States gains independenceAmerica gains independence
The United States won its independence and became a republic.
The republic began to grow quickly becoming a threat to Spanish power.
U.S. settlers began moving west towards the Mississippi River.
French Revolution BeginsThe French Revolution
It began when commoners and soldiers attacked the Bastille, which was a prison.
The early revolutionaries in France were influenced by the American Revolution.
Thomas Jefferson hosted a meeting of French revolutionary leaders. His support of the Revolution got him into trouble at home.
Louisiana PurchaseLouisiana Purchase
This deal forced Spain to sell Louisiana Back to the French.
Then the French sold Louisiana to the U.S. in 1803.
When that happend, the United States doubled in size.
Cry of DoloresCry of Dolores
It was a cry for the end of Spanish Rule.
Hidalgo issued the cry in 1810.
This sparked a war for Mexican Independence.
Green Flag(Gutierrez-Magee Expedition)Gutierrez-Magee Expedition
Gutierrez and Magee led an expedition into Texas to establish the Republic of the North at the expense of Spain.
Their expedition captured nacogdoches easily.
The expedition lasted through 1812-13.
Battle of MedinaBattle of Medina
It is the bloodiest battle ever fought on Texas soil.
The battle took place twenty miles south of San Antonio in a sandy oak forest region.
The battle of Medina affected the destinies of Spain, Mexico, the United States, England, and France.
Panic of 1819Panic of 1819
The Panic of 1819 lasted until 1821.
Banks were forced to call in loans, and foreclosures of farms and bank failures resulted.
The first major American depression, the Panic of 1819 was rooted to some extent in economic problems reaching back to the war of 1812.
James LongJames Long
He is the most well known filibuster.
He was the commander of The Long Expedition.
James was born on February 9th, 1793.
The "Old Three Hundred" ColonyOld Three Hundred
The name Old Three Hundred is sometimes used to refer to the settlers who received land grants in Stephen F. Austin's first colony.
Stephen F. Austin took his father's place and traveled to San Antonio.
Austin quickly found willing colonists, and by the end of the summer of 1824 most of the Old Three Hundred were in Texas.
Mexican IndependenceMexican Independence
On September 16, 1810, Hidalgo decided to strike out for independence without delay (this date is celebrated as Mexico's independence day).
On October 30, 1810, they encountered resistance at Monte de las Cruces and, despite a rebel victory, lost momentum and did not take Mexico City.
From 1815 to 1821, most of the fighting by those seeking independence from Spain was done by isolated guerrilla bands.
Imperial Colonization LawImperial Colonization Law
Families might import "merchandise" free of duty and tools and materials for their own use to the value of $2,000.
Settlers became automatically naturalized citizens upon residence of three years.
The first law was passed on January 3rd, 1823
Constitution of 1824Constitution of 1824
It resembled to the Spanish Constitution of 1812.
The Congress was composed of two houses meeting annually from January 1 to April 15.
Stephen F. Austin conferred with the Mexican leaders who framed the Constitution of 1824.
Coahuila y TexasCOAHUILA AND TEXAS
By the Constitution of 1824 the Mexican provinces of Nuevo León, Coahuila, and Texas were united as one state.
The Constitution of Coahuila and Texas was adopted on March 11, 1827.
Chambers was prevented from organizing the court system, however, by the ensuing difficulties in Coahuila.