In 1825 Haden Edwards got his empresario contract for a government , the Mexican government . He can settle near Nacogdoches only 800 families . But then when he arrived he saw different families like the Mexican , Cherokees ,and Anglo settlers . Then they canceled Edwards contract in October 1826 he only lasted 6 years only because he wasn't full filling its terms .
The Battle of the Alamo
For the response to Manuel de Meir y Teran's report , the government of the Mexican has passed the Law of April 6,1830 . That year started to import taxes into Texas . These taxes are called custom duties they raise money for the government . They thought of the year April 6,1830 will make the Texas economy fail , Stephen F. Austin didn't like the new law either , but he wanted to work with the Mexican officials. He told the people to respect the new law that they have .
The Goliad Massacre
It was the month of November 26 , Erastus reported that more than 100 Mexican troops with animals are going to head to San Antonio with lots of silver to pay of the Mexican soldiers .They reached to the silver and they got to open it then ... they food grass to feed the horses . Then this came known as the grass fight , but the Texas soldiers were very disappointed . They have realized the siege was working because the Mexican .
Battle of San Jacinto
Help was requested from Travis . Only 32 people from the Gonzales volunteered to ride into the Alamo . The people who had defended the Alamo had about 200 soldiers . But one person had more soldiers and that was Santa Anna he had at least 1,8000 soldiers . They waited then all a sudden at 5 am 4 columns of Mexican troops attacked out of nowhere but then they have been halted by a strange person that person was Texas artillery .
Prisoners were held in Goliad for just about a week . Urrea sent Santa Anna a letter to ask him if he could hold Texans as prisoners during a war . Santa Anna as replied Urrea back and said "Anyone that has been caught will be sent to execution immediately .On the month of March 27 more than 400 Mexican soldiers had been shot and killed. Only a few had survived the Goliad Massacre during the smoky confusion .
The army from Houston moved quickly just to get to Harrisburg . Houston had about 900 soldiers but including Juan Seguin and a few Tejanos . Just about 3 pm Texas troops move into the woods to hide unseen by the Mexican forces . They were about to attack then they realize the Mexiacn soldiers were sleeping . So they attacked , And started to shoot the Mexican troops were awakened . The Houston soldiers yelled " Remember the Goliad !" , only 9 Texas soldiers got killed ,and 630 Mexican troops got killed