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all about texas

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  • The Texans Rebel 
  • Please reopen Texas to Immigration. 
  • No, but I will send you to jail.
  • Jail
  • The Alamo
  • WE WANT INDEPENDENCE!
  • Stephen Austin traveled to Mexico to ask the government to reopen Texas to Immigration. 
  • Texas wins it's Independence!
  • Looks like no one is coming.
  • Looks like I'll take a nap then.
  • Stephen Austin was released in 1835, Texans rose up in revolt. Determined to crush the rebels,Santa Anna marched North with some 6,000.
  • Remember the Alamo!
  • "Remember the Alamo!"
  • The battle was in December 1835, during the early stages of Texas' war for Independence from Mexico
  • To annex Texas or not?
  • We're Free 
  • So what do we do now???
  • Expecting the Texans to attack at dawn, the general kept his troops awake all night. When no attack came, the weary Mexicans relaxed, and Santa Anna went to his tent to take a nap.
  • A surprise attack was made by Huston's troops. They were all yelling " Remember the Alamo".
  • Now an Independent state, Texas had to decide to add more land to the Country or to stay the way they were. What do you think they should have done?
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