In 1821 the new Mexican Republic wanted to bring more people into Texas.
I'm in Texas.
Many people that settled in Texas brought more people to settle with them.
That's right I brought my friends to Texas.
Settlers in Texas often decided to ignore the Mexican laws.
I don't care about the laws.
I brought my slave to Texas.
Mexican officials complained that Texans didn't show enough respect and ignored the rules that Mexico had made for them. Eccpesaily the law about no slaves.
Were gonna overthrow them because were powerful.
A group of Texans met and formed a temporary government that plegded to overthrow Santa Anna.
Remember the Alamo!
Mexicans surrounded the Alamo for 13 days and the Americans said "We'll never surrender!" Next, the Mexicans battled the Alamo killing every American. Last, "Remember the Alamo!" became a rallying cry in Texas.