You guys do realize a siege isn't a battle right?
Of course! I am pumped to beat up those Mexicans!
Pssht! Of course we knew that!
The Battle of Gonzales happened in Gonzales, Texas on October 2, 1835. The Mexican leader was colonel Agartechea as well as 100 other Mexican soldiers. The Texian leaders were colonel John Moore and 160 Texian volunteers. Eventually, the Texians defeated the Mexicans.
Lorenzo de Zavala
The event took place in November 1835. The purpose of this event to discuss their rights under the Constitution of 1824. During this event, a provisional government was made. The people of this event elected Henry Smith as governor, and made Sam Houston the commander-in-chief of the Texian army. This event also authorized the creation of a two-ship navy.
This is the siege. The siege happened on February 23, 1836, the Mexican army numbering in the thousands led by general Santa Anna started a siege with the Texians.
The Republic of Texas
Can you sign this, please?
This is when George Childress drafted the Texas Declaration of Independence. Before this he also helped raise money for the Texian army. Lorenzo de Zavala signed the Texas Declaration of Independence. He also help drafted the Texas Constitution. Before he was a congressmen for Mexico, but decided to resign in protest in Santa Anna.
It would be my pleasure to!
Would you sign this, please?
This is the Battle of San Jacinto. Although the Mexican army over ruled the Texian army by a great amount, Texas took the victory.
It's time to fight!
This is when Santa Anna and David Burnett were signing the Treaties of Velasco on May 14th 1836. The treaty declared Texas independent from Mexico, Mexican soldier had to return to Mexico, prisoners would be exchanged, and Santa Anna would be sent back to Mexico.