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  Texas Revolution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Texas Revolution was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Tejas portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas.
Texas was annexed by the United States of America in 1845, and it was not until the Mexican-American War of 1846 to 1848 that the "Texan Question" would finally be resolved.
History of the revolution in Texas, particularly of the war of 1835 and '36; together with the latest geographical, topographical, and statistical accounts of the country, from the most authentic sources.
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 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Texas Revolution
Historians sympathetic to the revolutionaries tend to portray the revolution as a revolt against Santa Anna and his suspension of the Mexican constitution.
Historians unsympathetic to the revolutionaries tend to emphasize that one of the causes of the revolution was the desire of the revolutionaries to maintain the institution of slavery which was banned in Mexico.
The revolution moved in two phases: the initial revolt and expulsion of federal garrisons from Texas, followed by the Mexican invasion and eventual defeat and capture of Santa Anna.
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 Timeline of the Texas Revolution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a timeline of the Texas Revolution, spanning the time from the earliest independence movements of the area of Texas, over the declaration of independence from Spain, up to the secession of the Republic of Texas from Mexico.
The Texas revolution moved in two phases: the initial colonist revolt and expulsion of all federal garrisons from Texas, followed by the Mexican attempt to put down the rebellion and the eventual defeat and capture of Mexican president and general Antonio López de Santa Anna.
Sam Houston is appointed commander of Texas forces.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Timeline_of_the_Texas_Revolution   (1648 words)

  
 Presidio La Bahia - Texas Revolution
The Texas revolution occurred as a result of a series of events that began long before the first shots fired in Gonzales on October 2, 1835, and finally ending at the battle of San Jacinto on April 21, 1836.
When Texas was annexed to the United States in 1845 by a joint resolution of Congress, Texas retained both its debts and its public land.
Texas was the only state, other than the original 13 colonies, to enter the Union with control over its public land.
www.presidiolabahia.org /texas_revolution.htm   (3083 words)

  
 Texas Revolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
...The flags used during the Texas Revolution represented the diverse beliefs of the settlers of.....The following are a few of the other flags that were flown in the name of Texas, from...
Texas Revolution In the Texas Revolution of 1835-36, American colonists in Texas secured the independence of that area from Mexico and subsequently established a republic.
Goliad Massacre-Index Georgia and the Texas Revolution by Claude Elliot, Reprinted from the Georgia Historical Quarterly, Vol.
www.turkeytexas.com /texas-revolution.html   (265 words)

  
 Texas Almanac 2006-2007 | TexasAlmanac.com | History
Of the Texas troops, nine of a force of 910 were killed or mortally wounded, and 30 were less seriously wounded.
Texas' independence was not recognized by Mexico and Texas' boundary was not determined until the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, which ended the Mexican War, was signed in 1848.
Texas Rangers and a volunteer army defeat the Comanches on Aug. 11 at Plum Creek near Lockhart.
www.texasalmanac.com /history/timeline/revolution   (691 words)

  
 Resources for the Study of the Texas Revolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Mercantile House of McKinney and Williams, Underwriters of the Texas Revolution.
Thunder on the Brazos: the Outbreak of the Texas Revolution at Fort Velasco, June 26, 1832.
The Army of the Texas Republic, 1836-1845 University of Mississippi thesis, 1963.
www.cah.utexas.edu /guides/TexasRevolution.html   (2488 words)

  
 Dallas Historical Society - Bound For Texas: Revolution
On October 2, 1835 the first shots of the War for Texas Independance were fired, causing the Mexican forces to retreat.
Used in the Mexican Revolution and the Civil War by Capt. Neely and his son.
As news of the Alamo and Goliad spread across Texas, the organized retreat became a route.
www.dallashistory.org /history/texas/revolution.htm   (852 words)

  
 Revolution
The Texas Revolution is best understood as an event that occurred within a larger Mexican civil war.
The Centralist effort to subdue Texas was part of a larger plan to suppress Federalist outbreaks in various Mexican states.
By holding as prisoner in the person of Santa Anna both the president of Mexico and the commander-and-chief of its armies, the officials of the newly formed Republic of Texas were able to extract the Treaty of Velasco in which he promised to grant Texas its independence.
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 TEXAS
Texas is also known as the Lone Star State, in reference to the state flag.
Texas was admitted to the Union on December 29, 1845, as the 28th state.
The office of Treasurer of the State of Texas was abolished by Constitutional amendment approved by the voters in an election Nov. 7,1995.
www.texas-on-line.com /graphic/history.htm   (4616 words)

  
 The Texas Revolution - History - Mexico - North America: texas revolution, sam houston, santa anna, abolished slavery, ...
In the early 1800s Texas was a sparsely populated and weakly governed region that functioned as part of the Mexican state of Coahuila and Texas.
These new residents of Texas soon had differences with the Mexican government, which had abolished slavery in 1829 and in 1830 had passed a law that prohibited further immigration from the United States.
The Texas Revolution and the annexation of Texas by the United States were among the factors that led to the outbreak of war between the United States and Mexico in 1846.
www.countriesquest.com /North_America/Mexico/History/The_Texas_Revolution.htm   (430 words)

  
 The Texas Revolution
Clara Driscoll, Adnia de Zavala, and the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.
The statement could be made for all the battles that took place during the Texas Revolution, as Hispanics and Anglos fought side-by-side for the Texian Army.
At the time of the Texas Revolution, his army had just completed a two year tour of putting down uprisings by other Mexican citizens in other parts of Mexico.
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 History of the Texas Revolution (1835/1836)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Texas Revolution began with the battle of Gonzales in October 1835 and ended with the battle of San Jacinto on April 21, 1836; but there were earlier clashes between official forces and groups of colonists.
Realizing that the revolution was in serious jeopardy, Houston chose to sink his cannons in the Guadalupe River and the town, and retreat northeast toward the Colorado River.
The Texas Declaration of November 7, 1835, passed by the Consultation announced that the Texan war against Mexico principally intended to restore the Mexican Constitution of 1824, abrogated by the actions of President Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, and to achieve separate Mexican statehood for Texas.
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 Digital History
By the end of l824, young Austin had attracted 272 colonists to Texas, and had persuaded the newly independent Mexican government that the best way to attract Americans was to give land agents (called empresarios) 67,000 acres of land for every 200 families they brought to Texas.
To reassert its authority over Texas, the Mexican government reaffirmed its Constitutional prohibition against slavery, established a chain of military posts occupied by convict soldiers, restricted trade with the United States, and decreed an end to further American immigration.
Soon, the ominous news reached Texas that Santa Anna himself was marching north with 7,000 soldiers to crush the revolt.
www.digitalhistory.uh.edu /database/article_display.cfm?HHID=312   (1276 words)

  
 Texas Revolution Paintings - Big Painting Guide
The Texas revolution battle cry "Remember the Alamo" spurred Sam Houstons troops to victory...
Many artists synonymous with historic images of the Texas revolution imbued their paintings with that same patriotism.
to its Austin Colony and Texas Revolution exhibits, the...
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 texas revolution free essay, term paper and book report
The Texas Revolution The actual cause of the Texas revolution against the Mexican government still seems to be a continuing matter of debate.
There are numerous documents which support a point of view concerning the actual cause of the Texas revolution.
For example, in document 3 on the “Texas Declaration of Independence March 2, 1836” (117) complaints from the Texans were laid out; however Jose Maria Tornel rebuts these reasons in Document 4.
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 Gonzales' come and take it cannon - Gonzales and Texas revolution.
X-rayed and magnified, to the point of using the huge x-ray machine at an airbase in San Antonio, both Dr. Wagner and Doug Kubacek confirmed that this was a cannon made by a flsmith in Gonzales, since they had access to a detailed diary the flsmith kept on the repairs done to the touch hole.
Even if it doesn't measure up to legend, that doesn't take away from the fact that this was the defiant act that sparked the revolution and this cannon was the instrument.
Wagner passed away early this year, but he generously allowed the cannon to be shown around the state where it could be seen by a greater audience.
www.texasescapes.com /FEATURES/Gonzales_-_come_and_take_it_cannon_-_I/feature_gonzales_small_town_artillery_i.htm   (335 words)

  
 Texas Revolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Almost before the Mexican authorities had a chance to reject the resolutions adopted by the Convention of 1832, a new convention was planned, to meet again in San Felipe, on April 1, 1833.
A meeting of representatives of various districts of Texas was planned for the fall of 1835 at Columbia to discuss escalating friction with Mexico.
Differences between Texas and Mexico progressed from the talking stage to the shooting stage at the Battle of Gonzales.
users.ev1.net /~iverson1/texas_history/texas_revolution.htm   (470 words)

  
 Texas Revolution
In the Texas Revolution of 1835-36, American colonists in Texas secured the independence of that area from Mexico and subsequently established a republic.
The Republic of Texas (with its Lone Star flag) remained independent until 1845, when it became part of the United States.
Bibliography: Borroel, Roger, The Texas Revolution of 1836 (1990); Connor, Seymour V., Texas, A History (1971); Jenkins, John H., ed., Papers of the Texas Revolution, 10 vols.
www.lnstar.com /mall/texasinfo/txrevolution.htm   (285 words)

  
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On the tombstone they will include the year of birth, the year of death, their main goal for Texas of Mexico, the biggest disappointment in his life, and a quote that they will create themselves to reflect the person's character.
Analyze the causes, major events and effects of the Texas Revolution, including the battles of the Alamo and San Jacinto.
The student understands the causes and effects of the Texas Revolution, the Republic of Texas, and the annexation of Texas to the United States.
www.stthom.edu /fosseyk/texas/ortiz.htm   (469 words)

  
 Texas Revolution essays   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Texas Revolution, a rebellion in late 1835 and early 1836 by residents of Texas, then a part of northern Mexico, against the Mexican government and military.
Texas and its residents were governed as citizens of Mexico.
For many years Mexican policies had rarely caused concern in Texas, although a large part of the population were Anglo-American immigrants who were attracted by the generous land policies.
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 Texas Timeline (Key Events in early Texas)
Before 1500 -- Prior to the arrival of the first European explorers, numerous tribes of the Indians of Texas occupied the region between the Rio Grande to the south and the Red River to the north.
1832-1833 -- The Convention of 1832 and the Convention of 1833 in Texas were triggered by growing dissatisfaction among the settlements with the policies of the government in Mexico City.
President James Polk followed through on a campaign platform promising to annex Texas, and signed legislation making Texas the 28th state of the United States.
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 Handbook of Texas Online:
Both conventions declared that Texas was able to maintain a state government and asked for separation.
Reports continued, however, that Santa Anna was bent upon military occupation of Texas, and a group of colonists published a call for election of delegates to a convention, or consultation, in October.
The door to East Texas, with its heavy American population, Goliad, and Presidio La Bahía was its key.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/TT/qdt1.html   (4013 words)

  
 The 1824 Flag of the Texas Revolution
During the first few months of the Revolution, many of the Texian leaders were simply trying to lend their part in the larger Federalist Revolution that was being waged against the Centralist Regime of Santa Anna in other parts of Mexico.
It is very clear that early in the Revolution there were several possible designs for an ensign that signified the desire to restore the Mexican Constitution of 1824, however no original examples of these banners exist today.
James Grant, the only man in Texas still fighting for the restoration of the Constitution of 1824, was killed at Agua Dulce Crossing and the Texian convention at Washington-on-the-Brazos passed the Texas Declaration of Independence.
www.texianlegacy.com /1824flag.html   (1749 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Texas Revolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
to the revolutionaries tend to portray the revolution as a revolt against
causes of the revolution was the desire of the revolutionaries to maintain
Hardin, Stepen L. Texian Iliad: A Military History of the Texas Revolution, 1835-1836
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 Texas Revolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
By 1830, Texas was making more money than any other part of Mexico.
In March 1836, the Mexican army killed 188 Texans in the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas.
In April 1836, Sam Houston and the Texan army surprised and defeated the Mexican army at the Battle of San Jacinto.
members.cox.net /quarter_2/Texas_Revolution.htm   (205 words)

  
 Flags of the Texas Revolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The flags used during the Texas Revolution represented the diverse beliefs of the settlers of the period.
One of the best known of the flags of the Revolution is the "Come and Take It" flag used at the Battle of Gonzales.
Flag of San Jacinto--Used at the Battle of San Jacinto; brought to Texas by Newport Volunteers of Kentucky under Sidney Sherman.
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 Handbook of Texas Online: TEXAS REVOLUTION
The Texas Revolution began with the battle of Gonzales
His plan was simple and direct: he would crush insurgency in Texas with the force of a hammer, treating all in arms against his government as mere pirates.
The Handbook of Texas Online is a joint project of The General Libraries at the University of Texas at Austin (http://www.lib.utexas.edu) and the Texas State Historical Association (http://www.tsha.utexas.edu).
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