Haden Edwards got his empresario in 1825 from the Mexican Goverment.The contract gave Haden Edwards permission to settle 800 families near Nacogdoches.Edwards angered his people over their land titles.An alcade vote was overturned due to questions of fraud.The new Alcade was arrested!
Battle of Gonzales
Mier y Teran began his inspection tour in the early 1828. He noted that Mexican influence decreased in Texas. Mexico needs to take actions to keep Texas. Mier y Teran made several recommendations to the Mexican president.He encouraged increasing trade between Texas and Mexico to discourage trade with United States.
Battle of the Alamo
The Law of April 6,1830 banned immigration.The Law suspended unfilled empresario contracts.Only Stephen F. Austin and Green DeWitt,were allowed to keep their contracts. Although Americans would not be able to to become empresarios under the new law.They began to tax ALL U.S. imports in Texas.
Battle of San Jacinto
The Battle of Gonzales is considered the beginning of the Texas Revolution.A month earlier the resistance had begun off the mouth of the Brazos River.A Texas steamboat and merchant ship attacked the Mexican the coast guard vessel Correo de Mexico. The presidio had been left largely unguarded.Mexican coast guard vessel Correo de Mexico had been patroling the Texas looking for smugglers.A large volunteer force from towns captured the presidio at Goliad.
Travis sent out several request for help. General Santa Anna believed the fall of the Alamo could convince Texas to surrender.He wrote a letter that he had achieved ''a complete and glorious triumph''. There was only a few Texans that survived the Alamo.Susanna Dickinson was one of the survivors .
The Battle of San Jacinto only lasted about 18 minutes.Santa Anna disappeared during the battle.The next day he was found hiding in the marsh.The texas army won the Battle of Jacinto and the war.In 1836 marked the end of the Texas Revolution.