Mexico let in Americans' expecting them to learn Spanish and adapt to their way of life. However, that's not the case, they lived how they lived in America, making the Spanish mad.
The Battle of the Alamo
Antonio Lopez De Santa Anna declared himself dictator over mexico. He decided to take away the Texan's cannon and guns, this didn't work out, instead the Texans scared the men sent to take the cannon by firing it even though it was spiked.
The Battle of San Jacinto
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The battle of Gonzales was a battle that involved the Mexican army going to take back a cannon. This ended in the Mexican army being chased away. There were only 18 men guarding the cannon too.
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At the battle of the Alamo 200 Texans held off 1800-6000 Mexican soldiers. The battle lasted for 13 days and ended with all the men in the Alamo dead and 600-1600 casualties for the Mexican force.
The battle of San Jacinto was a battle that involved 800 Texans fighting against 1500 for 18 minutes. The very decisive Texan victory ended in 630 dead Mexican soldiers and 730 taken prisoner, while only 9 of the Texans were killed. The importance was Texas gained statehood.
Texas had planned on being a slave state when entering America but if they had entered then the slave to non slave states would've been uneven, this caused them to wait for a decade. Eventually, they had the opportunity to become a state and became one on December 29, 1845.