Haden Edwards was given his contract in 1825 to settle some 800 families in Nacogdoches."old settlers" were found there.He made them pay extra fees and the Mexican Government found out and canceled his contract in October 1826. Then some Cherokees freed themselfs from Mexico. Then both Jejanos and Anglos opposed of the Fredonion Rebellion.
The Grass Fight
The Fredonian Rebellion was a minor event and attracted attention.During 1820s the U.S. Government bought Texas from Mexico.Mexican officals began to worry about the number of Americans in Texas.To investigate officals sent General Manuel de Mier Teran.The reason he was sent is to examine resources and Indians of Texas and determine formal boundrys of Louisiana. To help American influence in Texas .He made many recommendations for Mexico.
Battle of The Alamo
FOR THE ALAMO!
Piedras blamed Colonel Bradburn for conflict among U.S. settlers.To restore peace they releaced Bradburn and some other prisoners. Unaware of conflict at Anahuac was done, John Austin's group loaded a cannon on a ship to Brazoria. The mexican troops refused to let the troops pass. On June 26, 1832 fighting broke out. The colonest won the Battle of Velasco
Battle of San Jacinto
Let's wait till they are asleep and then attack them.
On November 26 Erastus " Deaf " Smith rode into camp.He then reported 100 mexican troops with packs of animals heading to San Antonio.Rumors spread that they were carring silver to pay the Mexican troops. Bowie quickly ambushed the Mexicans to take the silver. Bowie quicky defeated the troops and found the silver was acually grass. This event was known as The Grass Fight
On February 24, Mexican forces began firing on the alamo. That day Travis wrote a letter for aid.Bowie,who had been ill, collapsed on the second day of the battle so Travis to charge.He told troops to save their ammunition.He was worried Mexico would launch a full on attack.
On April 20 Texas army set up camp in a grove of trees in San Jacinto. Soon after Santa Anna and his troops set up camp in the field just a ways away.Santa Anna tried to drive Texasn ron their spot but it didn work.April 21 Houston panned an attack that afternoon.At 3:00pm the attack was in full swing and by then Mexican troops were sleeping.Santa Anna escaped during the battle.Mexican troops were defeated and Texas claimed its independence.