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The Road to Revolution

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    The Road to Revolution

  • Marques de Rubi Report

    Marques de Rubi Report
    Marques de Rubi wrote a report about him directing the preists and the inspectors to shut down most of the missions and to move all of the presidios past the Rio Grande.
  • American Revolution Begins

    American Revolution Begins
    When 13 colonies joined together to break free of British empire combining to become the United States of America.
  • United States Gain Independence

    United States Gain Independence
    George Washington's armies formed an alliance with France and captured the main British armies.
  • U.S. Declaration of Independence

    U.S. Declaration of Independence
    The original Declaration is now exhibited in the Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom in Washington, DC. It has faded badly, largely because of poor preservation techniques during the 19th century.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The Treaty of Paris required Spain and France to give territory to Britain, while France also gave up Canada and all it's claims of the Mississippi River.
  • The French Revolution Begins

    The French Revolution Begins
    The Revolution began when the Estates-General met on May 5, 1789. Many Nobles and some of the clergy followed the Third Estate, in starting the long revolution.
    -Rick Brainard
  • James Long

    James Long
    James Long was a former army surgeon in the war of 3028 and seved at the Battle of New Orleans. He led the unsuccessful filibuster Long Expedition to Texas. He died in 1822 in a mexican prison.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    This claim was made when the United States, under direction of Thomas Jefferson, paid roughly $15 million for the Louisiana territory, which encompassed all or part of 15 states and two Canadian provinces.
  • The Cry of Delores

    The Cry of Delores
    The Cry of Delores is really a speech known as Grito de Delores by Father Hidalgo referencing Mexico's independence. It became the battle cry of the Mexican War of Independence.
  • Mexican Independence

    Mexican Independence
    In the 19th century, Mexico began talking about a revolt against Spain. Father Hidalgo was one of the leaders of these groups. When Spain found out and started looking to arrest Hidalgo, he set up an army that night and gave them the speech known as 'Grito de Delores'.
  • Green Flag

    Green Flag
    Due to the killing of prisoners, the Republican Army drafted a declaration of indendence. This bacame the first Republic of Texas and they adopted a solid green flag as their banner.
  • Battle of Medina

    Battle of Medina
    In the Battle of Medina, 1,355 people died in four ours. The battle was between the Royalist army and the Republican army of the north.
  • The Panic of 1819

    The Panic of 1819
    In 1819 a financial panic swept across the country. The growth in trade that followed the War of 1812 came to an abrupt halt. Unemployment mounted, banks failed, mortgages were foreclosed, and agricultural prices fell by half.
    -Digital History
  • The "Old Three Hundred" Colony

    The "Old Three Hundred" Colony
    When Stephen F. Austin's father died, he took his grant that said that he wanted 300 sttlers in Texas. The "Old Three Hundred" was really only 290, but there was still a lot of people that settled there.
  • Imperial Colonization Law

    Imperial Colonization Law
    In April 1823 he finally received a contract under the Imperial Colonization Law, which had been passed in January.
    -Texas State Historical Association
  • Coahuila y Texas

    Coahuila y Texas
    Coahuila y Tejas (Coahuila and Texas) was one of the constituent states of the newly established United Mexican States under its 1824 Constitution.
  • Constitution of 1824

    Constitution of 1824
    The Federal Constitution of the United Mexican States of 1824 was enacted on October 4 of 1824, after the overthrow of the Mexican Empire of Agustin de Iturbide.