Mexican ruler that suspend Mexico's republican constitution and turned his attention to the growing unrest in Texas.
Stephen F. Austin
Hired by the Mexican government to help take American settlers to Texas, called the Old Three Hundred.
Colonel William Travis
The leader of the volunteer army that fought the Mexican army at the Alamo.
Sam Houston was the hero of the new independent nation of Texas.
Chain of Events Leading to Texas Indenpendence
The Mexicans gained independence from Spain. Soon after the government hired impresarios to bring settlers to Texas.
Battle of Gonzales
The Mexicans tried to take Gonzales cannon, and the flag said, "some and take it".
Battle of the Alamo
Santa Anna gathered his groups at the Alamo. Then in the later battle Colonel William Travis wanted to stall the Mexican army so his could grow bigger.
Battle of Goliad
Was the second skirmish of the Texas Revolution. In the early morning hours of October 9, 1835.
Battle of San Jacinto
The careless leading Santa Anna's choosing of camp site for his army lead to great defeat in the battle of San Jacinto.
The Battle of San Jacinto
The Texas Revolution Results
They afford land grants, they brought slaves.
It would upset the balance between the free and slave states. There were groups that wanted to annex Texas and these groups were the US Congress and Texas itself.