Texan rebelion


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  • Mexico Welcomes Large Numbers of Anglo-American immigrants
  • Yes we are!!!
  • we are not letting you take our land!
  • 1835 New Dictator of Mexico
  • Disarm them!
  • Battle of Gonzales
  • Mexico Welcomes Large Numbers of Anglo-American immigrants because they were hoping that they would become loyal Mexican citizens and keep the territory from falling into the hands of the United States. Then ajusted to life as a Mexican by continuing to speak English and building there own schools. Also they had closer trading ties to the United States than to Mexico.
  • Battle of the Alamo 
  • We want our independence!
  • The new dictator was named Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna and this happened because he overthrew the constitution. Then he recognized that the Texans were likely to use his rise to power. Then in October 2, 1835, encountered stiff resistance from a hastily assembled militia of Texan's
  • Battle of San Jacinto
  • I get this land and it is mine!
  •  Gonzales settlement receives a cannon from the Mexican government then got spiked and was a scare to the Indians. This  was significant because only eighteen men were in town at this time,  but they stood ready to defend their cannon.
  • Texas Statehood
  • In December 1835, in the early stages of war the Texans were trying to get  independence from Mexico. The significance of the battle  of the Alamo became an enduring symbol of their heroic resistance to oppression and their struggle for independence, which they won later that year.
  • The Battle of San Jinto was  for the United States to go on to acquire not only the Republic of Texas in 1845 but Mexican lands to the west after the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ended the Mexican War in 1848.The significant of this battle was that is only lasted 20 minuets. 
  • The Texas Statehood happened on December 29, 1845. The problem was that they were tying to solve the issue of slavery and igniting the Mexican/American war.
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