Haden Edwards was a empresario contracted to settle people near Nacogdoches. His contract required him to respect the "Old Settlers" He didn't like this so he charged them additional fees for the land they had already paid for.Then the gov. canceled his contract.Some time after that he started the fredonian rebellion.Which led to Edwards and the rebels fleeing;The rebellion collapsing.
The Battle of The Alamo
After a fight at Anahuac, a mex.force led by Jose Piedras arrived from Nacogdoches. Jose blamed another colonel for a conflict with U.S settlers. The colonel had resigned and the settlers felt safe. Unaware John's group was not let through,fighting broke out,the battle ended when the mexs. ran out of ammo. (mex stands for mexican)
The Goliad Massacre
About 100 mex.soldiers were heading to San Antonio.A rumor spread among texas troops that they were carrying silver. The texans raided the mex.soldiers to take the silver but when they looted them all they found was grass.
The Battle of San Jacinto
The battle of the alamo was 200 texans to at least 1,800 mex.soldiers the texans kept trying to get reinforcements but they never came.The mex.army was caught on texas artillery but soon overwhelmed the alamo and it was left in ruins.
During the battle of coleto the mex.army got reinforcements, outnumbered and severely wounded the texans surrender.One mex.official asked if they be kept as P.O.Ws but he was given a kill order and the texans were all executed;Over 400 texans died that day.
The texan army was at the river of San Jacinto.Mex.soldiers would have to cross a field to get them. The mex.army was vulnerable. The mex.army sent a troop to drive out the texans but the texans drove it back. When the mex.army was asleep the texans attacked the army the battle lasted 18min. most of the mex.army fled or surrendered only to be shot the leader was caught and taken prisoner only to be released.This battle won them the war.