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Texas Revolution

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  • 1. Michael Kreamer
  • 2. Traveling to Texas
    • Greedy Americans continued to migrate west to the appealing land of Texas.
    • Texas was controlled by Mexico after they won their independence in 1821.
    • By 1835 Texas consisted of Mexicans and Texas-Americans, who numbered around 30,000.
  • 3. Tensions Mount
    • Trouble grew between the Mexicans and Texans over the issues of slavery, immigration, and local rights.
  • 4. Sam Houston’s Leadership
    • Former Governor of Tennesse.
    • Took a pledge of temperance after being known as “Big Drunk” by Arkansas Indians.
    • Migrated to Texas and became an influential leader in the movement for Texas independence.
  • 5. Fighting Breaks Out
    • Texas declared independence in 1836.
    • Santa Anna, the Mexican dictator, led 6,000 men into Texas and began
  • 6. The Alamo
    • Most recognizable battle of The Texas Revolution.
    • 400 Americans were put under siege and eventually killed by Santa Anna.
    • Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie became legends after their deaths at the Alamo.
  • 7. Houston’s Strategic Retreat
    • Houston continued to retreat from Santa Anna’s charging army.
    • Houston turned at San Jacinto and surprised the Mexicans.
    • The Texans wiped out the Mexican army and captured Santa Anna.
  • 8. Texan Independence
    • The Texans forced Santa Anna to sign two treaties.
    • The treaties forced the withdrawal of Mexican troops and recognized the Rio Grande as the extreme southwestern border between Texas and Mexico.
  • 9. Impacts of the Texas Revolution
    • An independent Texas desired annexation with the United States and many of the American people felt that Texas should join as well.
    • Slavery held back the annexation of Texas into the union.
    • Texas was an independent country until its annexation into the Union in 1845.