The Battle of Gonzales was the first battle in the Texas Revolution.The battle happened when the Texans refused to return a cannon back to the Mexican government.This battle was fought on October 2,1835.
All for independence!
The Consultation was the meeting of representatives of different areas of Texas to discuss war with Mexico. Sam Houston is elected commander and chief of the Texas army.The Consutation had two parties,the war and peace parties.
The Battle at the Alamo was a 13 day siege that killed all Texan troops.The Alamo was under the command of William B. Travis.The Alamo later became a rallying cry for the Texas troops and a source of inspiration and determination.
The Republic of Texas
The Texas Declaration of Independence was drafted by George Childress on March 2,1836. 59 delegates signed the declaration.
The Battle of San Jacinto was fought on April 21,1836.Led by Sam Houston the Texan army defeated the Mexican army in 18 minutes.
Sam Houston is elected the first president of Texas.The Republic of Texas lasted from March 2,1836 to February 19 ,1846.