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The Texas Revolution

The Texas Revolution

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Sam Houston
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- Participated in the Battle of San Jacinto - Commander of the Texas military - Criticized for his military strategy
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Santa Anna
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- President/dictator of Mexico - General of Mexican Army - Won victories at battles of Alamo and Goliad
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James Fannin
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- Executed along with his men at Goliad - Colonel in Texas Army
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Juan Seguin
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Served in Texas Senate and as Mayor of San Antonio
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William B. Travis
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- Wrote inspirational “Victory or Death” letter from Alamo - Commander of Texan Army who died at Battle of Alamo
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Lorenzo de Zavala
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First Vice President of the Republic of Texas
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Fredonian Rebellion
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- Edwards brothers lead a small revolt against Mexico & surrender - Mexico becomes more concerned about a rebellion in Texas
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Turtle Bayou Resolution
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Texans signed a document pledging their loyalty to Mexico and Santa Anna
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Law of April 6, 1830
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- Banned U.S. immigration into Texas - Banned slavery in Texas - Taxed all U.S. imports coming into Texas
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Mier y Teran Report
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- Showed Anglo Texans outnumbered Mexicans 10 to 1 - Reported that US influence was growing in Texas - Said that settlers were ignoring laws against trading with US
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Stephen F. Austin Arrested in Mexico
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- Santa Anna denies Texas a separate government - Austin sends letter to Texas to create a separate government - Austin is arrested in Saltillo
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Convention of 1836
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- 4th meeting of Texans; they met at Washington-on-the-Brazos - They wrote a Declaration of Independence from Mexico - They wrote a Constitution
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Texas Revolution Era
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- Battle of the Alamo - Constitutional Convention of 1836 - Texas wins independence from Mexico in 1836
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Battle of the Alamo
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- Santa Anna won the battle; 190 Texans died After defeat, Texans become more determined to fight for independence - Flag of Mexican Constitution of 1824 flown during battle -- shows the Texans want their rights back
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Battle of Goliad & Massacre at Golaid
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- Texan Colonel James Fannin surrendered to Mexican General Urrea - Fannin and his men are executed at Goliad - Causes increased support for Texan cause in Texas and US
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Battle of San Jacinto
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- Texas forces defeat Santa Anna’s Army - Texas wins independence after this battle - Texas becomes the Republic of Texas
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Battle of Gonzales
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- Mexican troops try to take a cannon back from settlers at Gonzales - Settlers fly a flag “Come and Take It” - Skirmish between the two sides sparks the Texas Revolution; Mexicans retreat
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- The year Mexico gains their independance from Spain - Seperates Mexico into 19 states and 4 territories - Gave the federalists more power
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- Santa Anna's men rat him out to Sam Houstin who was resting
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