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Updated: 3/27/2020
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  • There were many more Americans then Tenajos. Americans are unhappy because documents had to be in Spanish, Tenajos are unhappy that Americans didn’t ask before they came to Mexico.
  • William Travis began calling for revolution, Stephen Austin asked the Mexican government to reopen Texas to immigration. Santa Anna had Austin arrested and jailed for promoting rebellion.
  • Part of Santa Anna's army reached San Antonio, Texas. About 180 volunteers defended the town. The Mexicans and Alamo battled.
  • Houston wanted to retreat westward. The troops stayed up all night and nothing happened.
  • Houston’s troops attacked as a surprise. He was captured.
  • Texas remained independent for a while longer. Texas has admitted the 28th state after Henry Clay was elected.
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