Haden Edwards contract that the Mexican gave him in 1825. The new Alcalde was aressted!! They had know choice but to deffend their selves against a government. An Alcalde election was over turned due to questions of fraud. They declared their own republic.
The Grass Fight
All that's in here is grass
It was illegal for settlers to bring more slaves into Texas. They placed military bases and government offices along the along the borders. Began to tax ALL U.S imports in Texas. They banned immigration. Suspended unfilled empresario contracts.
Battle of the Alamo
Battle of Gonzales Texans win and keep the cannon. They started a war between Texas and the Mexican government from which Texans could not turn back. Increased the resolution and confidence of the Texas rebels. Santa Anna's failure to follow the constitution of 1824. Texas rebal victory.
Battle of San Jacinto
Texas Ambushed Mexican troops who were supposedly carrying silver was The Grass Fight. Stephen F. Austin moved his headquarter to the old mill just North of San Antonio.The army's leaders became discouraged. The soliders elected Edward Burleson, an experienced officer to take command of the army.
On Febuary 24, Mexican forces began firing on the Alamo. Texans were defeated and killed. On March 1,32 volunteers from Gonzales rode into the Alamo. Cannons bombed the Alamo for hours at a time. The siege of the Alamo was underway. He was worried that Santa Anna's army would soon launch a full - scale attack.
" Remeber the Alamo"
Santa Anna's forces were exposed to the Texas troops, who were sorta hidden by the grove of trees. one of Santa Anna's officers, Colonel Pedro Delgado, was worried about the location.Many Mexicans troops were awakened by bullets and battle cries 'Remeber the Alamo'!!! The battle of San Jacinto lasted only about 18 minutes.