Mexican National Era

Mexican National Era

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  • Phillip Nolan
  • Muahahaha, this is just my cover up business for my mapping.
  • Jean Lafitte
  • Lets go raid some ships!
  • Augustus Magee
  • Let's go show Spain we mean business!
  • Phillip Nolan had permission at first, capturing mustangs and selling them to the US, but then made Spain suspicious, he was charting land in undiscovered areas. When he ignored the warnings he was killed.
  • Father Hidalgo
  • I declare Mexico independent from Spain! We've been taking care of out selves anyway, no thanks to the King.
  • Jean Laiffet was a pirate, he attacked Spanish ships. He and his crew only got caught after he started to raid the US vessels.
  • Cry of Delores
  • Inspired by Father Hidalgo, Augustus Magee and José Gutiérrez organized the Republican army of The North. Although unsuccessful, their mission inspired others to do like them.
  • James Long
  • Surrender! We have you surrounded!
  • Father Hidalgo didn't agree with the way the King of Spain was running things. He called for Mexico's independence and when refusing to leave/back down he was arrested after starting a revolution.
  • Father Hidalgo gave a speech called Grito de Dolores or Cry of Dolores, that started his revolution. The revolution lasted 11 years and ended on August 24, 1821.
  • The king doesn't understand our needs, we deserve a good, fair leader!Freedom from Spain!
  • Dr.James Long led a group from Mississippi to Nacogdoches, where then declared Texas independent from Spain. He tried twice but was unsuccesful in trying to take Texas from Spain. Since James Long had no outside support and a small army he was forced to surrender and get taken to prison where he'd get shot.
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