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Chapter10.3

  1. 1. Texas History Chapter 10.3: Conventions and Petitions
  2. 2. Thinking Question <ul><li>Why did Texans support Santa Anna against Bustamante? </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Convention of 1832 VS. Anastacio Bustamante Antonio L ópez de Santa Anna Winner!
  4. 4. The Convention of 1832 <ul><li>Hoped Santa Anna would restore Constitution of 1824 </li></ul>Constitution of 1824
  5. 5. The Convention of 1832 <ul><li>Texans unhappy with Guerrero Decree and Law of April 6, 1830 </li></ul><ul><li>Settlers call for a convention to discuss changes </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Convention of 1832 <ul><li>Reforms —changes in policy </li></ul><ul><li>Each district asked to send delegates </li></ul><ul><li>Delegates --representatives </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Convention of 1832 <ul><li>16 settlements represented </li></ul><ul><li>San Antonio not present at Convention of 1832 </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Convention of 1832 Resolutions Allow U.S. Immigration Texas separate from Coahuila End customs duties Land for public schools
  9. 9. The Convention of 1832 <ul><li>William Wharton —a leader in the Convention of 1832 </li></ul>William Wharton
  10. 10. The Convention of 1833 <ul><li>Austin realizes Texans must work together </li></ul><ul><li>Lobbies San Antonio for support </li></ul><ul><li>Impatient Texans call another convention </li></ul>
  11. 11. The Convention of 1833 <ul><li>56 delegates meet at San Felipe </li></ul><ul><li>Adopted many of the same resolutions </li></ul><ul><li>Wrote a constitution for their proposed state </li></ul>
  12. 12. The Convention of 1833 <ul><li>Convention of 1833 : sent Austin to Mexico City in 1833 </li></ul>Stephen F. Austin
  13. 13. Austin is Arrested <ul><li>April 1833: Austin sets out for Mexico City </li></ul><ul><li>Meets with vice president of Mexico </li></ul>
  14. 14. Austin is Arrested <ul><li>September 1833: Austin still waiting; tells VP that Texas might start organizing a government </li></ul><ul><li>October 1833: writes a letter to government in San Antonio telling people to start organizing a government </li></ul>
  15. 15. Austin is Arrested <ul><li>Santa Anna agreed to most of the resolutions of the Convention of 1833 </li></ul><ul><li>Denies request to separate from Coahuila </li></ul><ul><li>Antonio López de Santa Anna </li></ul>
  16. 16. Austin is Arrested <ul><li>December 1833: leaves Mexico City </li></ul><ul><li>January 1834: Arrested in Saltillo </li></ul><ul><li>Mexican government had read letter </li></ul>
  17. 17. Austin is Arrested <ul><li>Imprisoned in Mexico City </li></ul><ul><li>December 25, 1834: released from prison </li></ul><ul><li>July 1835: allowed to return to Texas </li></ul>

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