The first battle of the Texas Revolution was fought over a cannon in Gonzales Texas on October 2nd 1835. Colonel John Moore lead 160 Texans to victory against the Mexican forces. The win made Texas colonists want to fight
The Texas Declaration
Texas needs to be freed.
The consultation of November 7th 1835 was a meeting about Santa Anna and General Cos. They made Sam Houston commander of chief of Texas and they made Henry Smith provisional governor of Texas.
REMEBER THE ALAMO!!! REMEMBER GOLIAD!!!
The battle of the Alamo was a 13 day siege. The Texas army led by William B Travis was defending the Alamo. On March 6th 1836. The Mexicans advanced to the Alamo. When inside they killed every Texan there was.
On March 2nd 1836, 56 Texas delegates crammed into a shack in Washington Texas. They created a declaration listing all the grievances of Mexico. George Childress read the grievances of Mexico in the meeting .They also made a new government. David G Burnet was elected president of Texas.
The Battle of San Jacinto was the final blow to the Mexican army. Around 900 adrenaline filled soldiers charged at the Mexican army who had 1200 soldiers. While battling the Texas army shouted "REMEMBER THE ALAMO. REMEMBER GOLIAD." The Texans killed 800 of the 1200 Mexican soldiers. The Texans only lost 16.
After the war. Sam Houston was elected president of Texas . Texas had some problems. Texas was in debt, and there were not enough settlers. but, they fixed those problems. Texas will join the US on Decmeber 29 1845.