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  • Mexico Welcomes Large Numbers of Anglo-American immigrants
  • 1835 New Dictator of Mexico
  • Battle of Gonzales 
  • Mexico welcomed large numbers of Anglo American immigrants in the hopes they would become loyal Mexican citizens and keep the territory from falling into the hands of the United States, brought more than 25,000 people to Texas. The population was pretty great number.
  • Battle of the Alamo
  • In 1835, the president of Mexico, Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, overthrew the constitution and appointed himself dictator. He was dictator because he overthrew them and was more powerful. He was a very difficult and controlling dictator. He ordered the Mexican army to disarm the Texans whenever they wanted.
  • Battle of San Jacinto
  • The battle of Gonzales was a battle of frustration and madness. In this battle the growing tensions between Mexico and Texas erupt into violence when Mexican soldiers attempt to disarm the people of Gonzales. This is what triggered the war and made it all start.
  • Texas Statehood
  • group of Texan volunteer soldiers occupied the Alamo, a former Franciscan mission located near the present-day city of San Antonio. In this battle the Almos were greatly outnumbered but they didn't let that stop them or get in the way of what they wanted.
  • In the battle of San Jancinto didn't even last long. It was said to last less than 20 minutes long. Mexico lost the war very badly, they would never get back what they had lost. In this battle Mexico gained independence from Spain. There was also a surprised attack in this battle.
  • The Texas statehood was Texas joining the Union as a slave state delayed any formal action by the U.S. Congress for more than a decade.President John Tyler (1790-1862) orchestrated a compromise in which Texas would join the United States as a slave state. The Texas statehood was just when Texas decided to join the United states as a slave state.
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