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  • Welcome to Mexico, Anglo- American immigrants
  • Mexico welcoming large numbers of Anglo American Immigrants
  • 1835 New dictator of Mexico 
  • DISARM THE TEXANS!! That's an order...
  • Battle of Gonzales
  • COME AND TAKE IT!... if you can
  • Mexico welcomed these people in hopes they would become loyal Mexican citizens and keep the territory from falling into the hands of the United States. However, they did not and they continued speaking English, formed their own schools, and had closer trading ties to the US than to Mexico
  • Battle of Alamo 
  • The new dictator was President Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna and this happened because he made himself dictator. He overthrew the constitution and he ordered the Mexican military to begin disarming Texans.
  • Battle of San Jacinto
  • In the battle of Gonzales, the Mexican soldiers came to retrieve the cannon. On October 2,1835 the Mexican soldiers fired on the Texans. Col Moore told them to come and take the cannon. When they approached the Texans shot the cannon and the Mexicans retreated to San Antonio. This battle signified independence. 
  • Texas statehood
  • Today on December 29, 1845 Texas is officially a state
  • Mexican troops under Santa Anna launched an assault on the Alamo mission. This killed all of the Texian defenders. The significance of this battle was that it inspired a lot of Texans. 
  • The Texian Army engaged and defeated General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna's Mexican army in a fight that lasted just 18 minutes. The significance of this battle was that it made people remember the Alamo.
  • The Texas statehood happened on December 29, 1845. There were issues with this because people started fighting.
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