Filibuster Storyboard

Filibuster Storyboard

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  • Jean Laffite
  • I am here to save Mexico from Spain!
  • Philip Nolan
  • I'm #1!
  • Augustus Magee
  • Take that Spain! Texas is no longer a part of you!
  • Jean Lafitte was a pirate who helped Mexico gain its independence from Spain.
  • Father Hidalgo
  • Bow to me peasant!
  • Philip Nolan was a filibuster that sold mustangs to the U.S. He was also the first filibuster to arrive in Texas.
  • Cry of Delores
  • Mexico should be independent!
  • He proclaimed Texas independent from Spain, but he was killed shortly after.
  • James Long
  • He believed that as long as the King of Spain was in charge of Mexico, conditions would never improve. He also chose to start a revolution.
  • I'm starting a revolution!
  • Roman Catholic priest Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla rang the bell of his church and gave the speech that triggered the Mexican War of Independence.
  • Ding!!Ding!!Ding!!
  • Dr.James Long led a group from Mississippi to Nacogdoches, where he declared Texas independent from Spain. Spanish troops surrounded his men and they were forced to surrender.
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