Texas Revolution


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  • Mexico Welcomes Large Number of Anglo-American Immigrants
  • Welcome to Mexico!
  •       1835 New Dictator of Mexico
  • DISARM ALL!!!!!
  •                Battle of Gonzales
  • Come and Take It!
  •  The Americans came to Texas, which was then a part of Mexico, to start a new life and to expand the United States. The Americans then wanted to claim the land for their own and didn't adapt to the Mexican life.
  •     Battle of The Alamo
  • In 1835, Mexican President Santa Anna overthrew the Mexican Constitution and became Dictator of Mexico. As, dictator, he ordered to disarm all "American Texans".
  •  Battle of San Jacinto
  • At the Battle of Gonzales, the Texans received a cannon from the Mexicans. After the two were angry at each other, the Mexicans went to get the cannon back. But, there were 18 Texans defending. Then they said, "Come and Take It!" to intimidate the Mexicans.
  •  Texas Statehood
  • At the Battle of the Alamo, while some of the Texans occupied the Alamo, they were being attacked by the Mexicans. The 200 defenders lasted 13 days before they all died out.
  • I'm getting so claustrophobic;(
  • The battle only lasted 20 minutes, but was still important. This battle sealed the fate of three republics.
  • Where did everybody go?
  • Texas began a state in 1845. It took a while for it to become a state because they needed to have balance between slave and non-slave states.
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