Mexico Nation was one of my favorite because that is when Mexico got their independence from Spain. Spain had colonized mexico for over 300 years.This conflicted lasted from 1810 to 1821
Age of oil, oil was discovered at salt dome south Beaumont on January 10, 1901. The Gladys City Oil, Gas, and ManufacturingCompany was responsible for the oil well thatproduced a gusher. The well produced over 100,000 barrels aday.and it started a thing called age of oil.
Natural Texas and Its People and the Age ofContact San Antonio de Valero was established in1718.Father Olivares of the College of Santa Cruzof Queretaro and Martin de Alarcon, governorof Coahuila and Texas, helped to set up themission. In 1728, a fortress was added, and theMexican Army housed there; possibly gave itthe name "Alamo."
Texas Revolution, Texas settlers rebelled against Mexican ruleand won their independence.Their first battle was Gonzales in 1835.The famous Battle of the Alamo resulted inthe battle cry "Remember the Alamo.The war ended with the Battle of San Jacintoon April 21, 1836.
Republic and Early Statehood, For several years, Texas tried to become astate in the United States.Texas was a slave state,and the UnitedStates wanted to avoid a conflict overadmitting a slave state into the Union.In 1845, Texas was annexed as the 28thstate in the United States.