The Road To Revolution

  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    Treaty 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 Report

    Marques de Rubi Report
    Marques 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 Begins

    American Revolution Begins
    American 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 Independence

    U.S. Declaration of Independence
    Declaration 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 independence

    United States gains independence
    America 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 Begins

    French Revolution Begins
    The 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 Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    Louisiana 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 Dolores

    Cry of Dolores
    Cry 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)

    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 Medina

    Battle of Medina
    Battle 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 1819

    Panic of 1819
    Panic 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 Long

    James Long
    James 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" Colony

    The "Old Three Hundred" Colony
    Old 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 Independence

    Mexican Independence
    Mexican 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 Law

    Imperial Colonization Law
    Imperial 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 1824

    Constitution of 1824
    Constitution 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 Texas

     Coahuila y 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.