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Understanding the Road to Mexican Independence and there after

  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    Treaty of Paris The Treaty of Paris required Spain and France to officially give territory to Britain. France gave up Canada and of all its claims east of the Mississippi River. Spain gave Florida, The Treaty of Paris ended the Frnch and Indian War a.k.a the Seven Years' War.
  • Marques de Rubi Report

    Marques de Rubi Report
    Rubi Report The Marques de Rubi Report was an inspection of the region's presidios/missions. He recommended that the presidios be moved to the Rio Grande, all missions, except for the ones at San Antonio and La Bahia, should be abandonned, and to befriend the Comanche.
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution
    American Revolution In 1775, the Amercan Revolution began. Then in 1776 the United States published the Declaration of Independence. It ended in 1783 with the Constitution of the United States of America.
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    James Long

    James Long James Long was a former US Army surgeon in the War of 1812. He was the most well known filibuster. Filibusters stole mustangs from the Spanish and sold them to make money. The Spanish thought they were spies so when they were caught they were put to death. He was caught and killed. His death marked the end of the filibuster period.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    Louisiana Purchase The Louisiana Purchase was the United States carrying out their plan of Manifest Destiny. They bought the land that the French claimed in 1803. The land purchased contained all of present-day Arkansas, Missouri, Iowa, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Nebraska, parts of Minnesota that were west of the Mississippi River, most of North Dakota; most of South Dakota, northeastern New Mexico, northern Texas, parts of Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, and Louisiana.
  • Battle of Medina

    Battle of Medina
    Battle of Medina The Battle of Medina was fought south of San Antonio de Bexar (modern day San Antonio) on August 18, 1813 as part of the Mexican War of Independence against the Spanish. This battle was known as the bloodiest battle in TX history. It lasted four hours.