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Texas Independence

  1. 1. WAR OF TEXAS INDEPENDENCE
  2. 2. BACKGROUND INFO <ul><li>Moses Austin settled a group of Americans in east Texas. </li></ul><ul><li>Americans largely ignored the guidelines for settlement. </li></ul>
  3. 3. SANTA ANNA <ul><li>Became President of Mexico in 1832. </li></ul><ul><li>Overthrew the Mexican government, and became dictator. </li></ul>
  4. 4. BEGINNINGS OF INDEPENDENCE <ul><li>November 3, 1835, American colonists adopt a constitution to form a temporary government. </li></ul><ul><li>Majority voted not to declare independence. </li></ul>
  5. 5. BATTLE OF GOLIAD <ul><li>In 1835, texans attacked mexican soldiers stationed outside of Goliad. </li></ul>
  6. 6. BATTLE OF CONCEPCION 1835 <ul><li>First major armed conflict of revolution. </li></ul><ul><li>Texans were outnumbered 5 to 1. </li></ul><ul><li>Mexican casulties numbered between 14-76. 1 Texan died. </li></ul>
  7. 7. THE ALAMO <ul><li>Lasted 13 days. </li></ul><ul><li>Santa Anna and his army captured the Alamo. </li></ul>
  8. 8. BATTLE OF SAN JACINTO <ul><li>Sam Houston led 910 soldiers to fight Santa Anna. </li></ul><ul><li>Lasted 30 minutes </li></ul>
  9. 9. AFTER THE WAR <ul><li>Texas Declaration of Independence was signed on March 2, 1836. </li></ul><ul><li>Peace was made, and Texas became independent. </li></ul><ul><li>Joined the United States in 1845 </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>thewhitedsepulchre.blogspot.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.awesomestories.com/images/user/f3301cdab4.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:1854_Alamo.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.politicsintexas.net/wp-content/uploads/17_6_orig.jpg </li></ul>

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