• Battle of Gonzales

    Battle of Gonzales
    The Battle of Gonzales was the first battle in the Texas revolution. It all started because Mexico wanted Texas to give up all of their weapons. The Texans refused and taunted the Mexican army by hanging a flag on their tiny cannon that said "come and take it". Mexico advanced but within a couple hours the Mexican troops retreated.
  • Consultation of 1835 begins

    Consultation of 1835 begins
    This consultation took place in San Felipe.
  • Battle of San Antonio

    Battle of San Antonio
    On December 5 a battle started in San Antonio.James Neill shot at Mexican troops to distract them from Milam and Francis Johnson leading a surprise attack. The battle lasted about 5 days long and the casualties ended being . . . Texas:30 to 35. Mexico:150.Texas won.
  • Start of the Seige of the Alamo

    Start of the Seige of the Alamo
    On Febuary 23 the Alamo was surrounded by Mexican troops.Under Antonio Lopez De Santa Anna Mexican troops launched into a thirteen day seigefollowed by the Battle of the Alamo.
  • Constitution Convention begins

    Constitution Convention begins
  • Texas Declaration of Independence signed

    Texas Declaration of Independence signed
    George C. Childress wrote a Draft modeled after the U.S. Declaration of Independence.Only a few days after he presented it the decklaration was adopted and signed.
  • Battle of the Alamo

    Battle of the Alamo
    Following a 13 day seige a short but very important battle took place.After fighting off several attacks the Texans were overwhelmed and Mexican troops poured into the Alamo. In a very short time the battle was over. All of the Texan deffenders were dead.
  • Runaway Scrape

    Runaway Scrape
    Settlers fled from their homes when news that Santa Anna had come preparing to recapture Texas.
  • Battle of Coleto

    Battle of Coleto
    James Fannin was the Texan leader in this battle.Mexico could not penetrate the Texan line however,when night fell Mexican troops shot at the sleeping men.With little water to cool them down the Texans started to grow weaker.Fannin and his troops surrendered.
  • Goliad Massacre

    Goliad Massacre
    The troops that had surrendered at the Battle of Coleto were led out into a feild and with their backs turned were mercilessly shot and excecuted.
  • Battle of San Jacinto

    Battle of San Jacinto
    The casualties of the Texans to Mexicans was so great in difference it is unbelievable.Led by Sam Houston Texans won this 18 minute battle.While Mexican casualties numbered to 630 killed and 730 captured Texans only lost 9 men!