Texas declared its independence on March 2, 1836.
On March 6, 1836 just four days after Texas gained its independence, the Alamo fell.
The Republic of Texas began on April 21, 1836 after Texas defeated the Mexican Army and captured Santa Anna.
Austin became the capital of Texas on January 01, 1839.
Texas adopted the Lone Star flag on January 26, 1839.
Almost 10 years after gaining their independence from Mexico, Texas was annexed into the United States on February 19, 1846.
On May 8, 1846 the U.S -Mexican War began due to Texas being annexed into the United States.
Two years later a treaty was signed that ended the U.S. -Mexican war. That treaty was the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo.
In 1860, Texas joined the Confederacy and the Civil War began.
On February 15, 1876, the Texas Constitution was adopted.