War for texas independence 5Presentation Transcript
War for Texas Independence
Causes American people wanted to colonies Texas (1833) Texas was under Mexican rule at the time
Causes Mexico wanted to colonies Texas and was upset with the Americans and told them to stop. Stop Bringing in Slaves And colonies Texas
Premature Battle On June 26th The first battle between Texas and Mexico that brought bloodshed The Convention of 1832 was called together to ask for a reform in the government, Mexico Declined Please? NO!
One-Two Years Later One Year Later (1833) the Texans try again and this time base the new draft off of the American Constitution. How About Now? … .no In 1834 Stephen Austin was thrown in Jail, for no apparent reason, after going to Mexico to try to solve the issue without fighting.
The Battle Of Gonzales The Battle that starts up the Texas Revolution October 2, 1835. The Texans won the battle.
Battle of Conception Even though the Texans were outnumbered 5 to 1 they beat off the Mexican army. Mexican Army (400 people) Texas Army (90 People)
San Antonio and Bexar The Texans attacked San Antonio and for a while it was a game of cat and mouse.
Convention of 1836 The Convention of 1836 meets to sign a new constitution and form a new government
March 2nd The Day that Texas declares that they are independent from The Mexican government.
The Alamo The Texans are pushed back from San Antonio into the Alamo The Texans were outnumbered out gunned and survived four 5 days The lose at the Alamo was a huge rallying cry for the Texans cause
Massacre at Goliad On March 21st Colonel Ward surrendered with his troops March 23rd Colonel Fannin and Holzinger surrender with their troops March 27th All the surrendered Texans were lined up and shot
The End of the War On April 21st Texans under Sam Houston soundly defeat General Santa Anna at the Battle of San Jacinto. This victory secured Texas' Independence.
Texas Texas stayed independent until 1845 Then they became part of the United States