Texas History Chapter 10.4: The Move toward War
<ul><li>What has Stephen F. Austin’s attitude towards Mexico been thus far? </li></ul>
Mexico Tightens Control <ul><li>1834:  Santa Anna violates the Constitution of 1824 by  centralizing power </li></ul>
Mexico Tightens Control
<ul><li>January 1835:  Santa Anna sends more troops and customs collectors to Texas </li></ul><ul><li>Texans  unhappy  wit...
Mexico Tightens Control <ul><li>Santa Anna grants some requests: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Legalizes immigration from US </li>...
Mexico Tightens Control <ul><li>Spring 1835:  Taxes begin to be collected again at Anahuac </li></ul><ul><li>Taxes had not...
Mexico Tightens Control <ul><li>Texans at Anahuac angered—believed they were paying a higher share of taxes </li></ul><ul>...
Mexico Tightens Control <ul><li>William B. Travis leads an attack on Anahuac </li></ul><ul><li>Travis’ action disturbed ma...
Mexico Tightens Control <ul><li>General Cos orders arrest of Travis </li></ul><ul><li>Orders troop increases in Texas </li...
Debating War & Peace <ul><li>General Cos orders a military trial for Travis  </li></ul><ul><li>Cos’ order upsets Texans—be...
Debating War & Peace <ul><li>William Wharton calls for a convention to discuss issues </li></ul><ul><li>Decide to have ano...
Debating War & Peace <ul><li>Texans debate how to respond </li></ul><ul><li>Faction —group  </li></ul>
Debating War & Peace Peace Faction War Faction
Debating War & Peace <ul><li>Imprisonment had changed Austin’s views </li></ul><ul><li>Urged Texans to unite against Santa...
Texas Response Texas Response Santa Anna Conflict at Anahuac Texans Call for War
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  1. 1. Texas History Chapter 10.4: The Move toward War
  2. 2. <ul><li>What has Stephen F. Austin’s attitude towards Mexico been thus far? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Mexico Tightens Control <ul><li>1834: Santa Anna violates the Constitution of 1824 by centralizing power </li></ul>
  4. 4. Mexico Tightens Control
  5. 5. <ul><li>January 1835: Santa Anna sends more troops and customs collectors to Texas </li></ul><ul><li>Texans unhappy with troop increases </li></ul>Mexico Tightens Control
  6. 6. Mexico Tightens Control <ul><li>Santa Anna grants some requests: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Legalizes immigration from US </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Removes some tariffs </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Mexico Tightens Control <ul><li>Spring 1835: Taxes begin to be collected again at Anahuac </li></ul><ul><li>Taxes had not been collected at Anahuac since 1832 </li></ul>
  8. 8. Mexico Tightens Control <ul><li>Texans at Anahuac angered—believed they were paying a higher share of taxes </li></ul><ul><li>Arrest of Andrew Briscoe increases agitation </li></ul>Andrew Briscoe
  9. 9. Mexico Tightens Control <ul><li>William B. Travis leads an attack on Anahuac </li></ul><ul><li>Travis’ action disturbed may Texans </li></ul>William B. Travis
  10. 10. Mexico Tightens Control <ul><li>General Cos orders arrest of Travis </li></ul><ul><li>Orders troop increases in Texas </li></ul>General Martin Perfecto de Cos
  11. 11. Debating War & Peace <ul><li>General Cos orders a military trial for Travis </li></ul><ul><li>Cos’ order upsets Texans—believe in trial by jury </li></ul>
  12. 12. Debating War & Peace <ul><li>William Wharton calls for a convention to discuss issues </li></ul><ul><li>Decide to have another convention, known as the Consultation </li></ul>William Wharton
  13. 13. Debating War & Peace <ul><li>Texans debate how to respond </li></ul><ul><li>Faction —group </li></ul>
  14. 14. Debating War & Peace Peace Faction War Faction
  15. 15. Debating War & Peace <ul><li>Imprisonment had changed Austin’s views </li></ul><ul><li>Urged Texans to unite against Santa Anna </li></ul><ul><li>No choice but war </li></ul>
  16. 16. Texas Response Texas Response Santa Anna Conflict at Anahuac Texans Call for War
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