The Texas Revolution

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  • Declaration of Independence]

    Declaration of Independence]
    The United States Declaration of Independence is the pronouncement adopted by the Second Continental Congress meeting at the Pennsylvania State House in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on July 4, 1776.
  • Fredonian Rebellion

    Fredonian Rebellion
    The Fredonian Rebellion was the first attempt in 1826 by Anglo settlers in Texas to secede from Mexico. Haden refused to recognize the spanish grants, ordered them the long time settlers to pay new grants in his empresario colony.The settlers protested to the mexican authorities and Haden Edwards was ordered to stop his demands.
  • Mier Y Teran Report

    Mier Y Teran Report
    In 1830 the Central government sent M.Y.T to Texas on a fact finding mission. Send him to investigate the situation. He warned that unless the Mexican government took timely measures, settlers were certain to rebel.The Mexican government wanted to make Texas less appealing to colonists.
  • Law of April 6, 1830

    Law of April 6, 1830
    Law of April 6, 1830 was issued because of the Mier y Terán Report to counter concerns that Mexican Texas, part of the border state of Coahuila y Tejas was in danger of being annexed by the United States. Immigration of United States citizens, some legal. Soldiers would be sent into Texas to enforce the laws.
  • Turtle Bayou Resolution

    Turtle Bayou Resolution
    Mexican soldiers marched North to enforce the new laws . A group of Anglo American settlers got a resolution called the Turtle Bayou Resolution. This stated that they were loyal to Mexico and were not rebelling. They declared that they were supporting Santa Anna who was a very popular good leader .
  • Capture of san Antonio

    Capture of san Antonio
    In December 1835, in the early stages of Texas' war for independence from Mexico, a group of Texan (or Texian) volunteers led by George Collinsworth and Benjamin Milam overwhelmed the Mexican garrison at the Alamo and captured the fort, seizing control of San Antonio
  • Battle of Gonzales

    Battle of Gonzales
    The revolution began in Texas on October 2,1835. The battle was the result of the attempts of Mexican Government to retrieve a small canon that had been given in 1831.The Texans created a banner with a crude cannon " come and take it "
  • Siege at the alamo

    Siege at the alamo
    It describes the first thirteen days of the Battle of the Alamo. On February 23, Mexican troops under General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna entered San Antonio de Bexar, Texas and surrounded the Alamo Mission.The famous battle was remember the Alamo .
  • Massacre at Goliad

    Massacre at Goliad
    The Goliad massacre was an event of the Texas Revolution that occurred on March 27, 1836. About 435 prisoners of war from the Texian Army of the Republic of Texas were killed by the Mexican Army in the town of Goliad, Texas. Among those killed was commander Colonel James Fannin.
  • Battle of San Jacinto.

    Battle of  San Jacinto.
    The Battle of San Jacinto, fought on April 21, 1836, in present-day Harris County, Texas, was the decisive battle of the Texas Revolution. Was led by Sam Houston, the Texian Army engaged and defeated Antonio López de Santa Anna's Mexican army in a battle that lasted just 18 minutes.
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    Run away scrape

    The Runaway Scrape events took place mainly between September 1835 and April 1836, and were the evacuations by Texas residents fleeing the Mexican Army of Operations during the Texas Revolution, from the Battle of the Alamo through the decisive Battle of San Jacinto.
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    Treaty of Velasco

    The Treaties of Velasco were two documents signed at Velasco, Texas on May 14, 1836, between Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna of Mexico and the Republic of Texas, in the aftermath of the Battle of San Jacinto on April 21, 1836.