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  • Fredonian Rebellion (1826)
  • I don't know, we trust the United States 
  • Come with me!
  • Law of April 6th, 1830
  • What!!?
  • You have to start paying your taxes
  • Santa Anna becomes dictator of Mexico (1832)
  • I am now dictator of you all!
  • Benjamin Edwards claimed himself as leader of the Republic of Fredonia. He was allowed to settle Anglo families in Texas, but they had stronger ties with the United States than they did with Mexico.  
  • Sam Houston Arrives in Texas (1832)
  • I have arrived!
  • The Law of April 6th was made to make immigration from America to Mexico illegal, slavery would no longer be allowed, and Anglo colonists would have to start paying their taxes to the Mexican Government.
  • The Turtle Bayou Resolutions (1832)
  • We, the 160 settlers of Turtle Bayou, are still loyal to you and we are not traitors.
  • Since the Law of April 6th took away States' Rights, Santa Anna promised the Anglo colonists he would allow States' Rights, as guaranteed in the Mexican Constitution of 1824. Instead, he lied and took away all rights and made himself dictator of Mexico.
  • Stephen F. Austin Goes to Jail (1833)
  • We are all still loyal!
  • I don't believe you, go to jail!
  • Sam Houston arrived, already famous for political success in Tennessee and many other things, in the year 1832. Stephen F. Austin feared he would start war with Mexico, but Houston said he had no intention to do so. 
  • I don't think he should be here, he might start a war...
  • The Turtle Bayou Resolutions was a letter written to Santa Anna to prove that the 160 settlers of Turtle Bayou were still loyal to him.
  • Stephen F. Austin's plan was to convince the Mexican Government that him and his colonists were loyal to Mexico. He hoped that Santa Anna would reverse the Law of April 6th in return. Instead, they believed Austin was a traitor and they put him in jail.
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