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Title: Texas%20Revolution


1
Texas Revolution
2
Mexico gains its Independence
  • Mexico finally gets its independence from Spain
    in 1821.

3
Moving to Texas
  • Mexico allows Stephen F. Austin to bring 300
    American families to Texas to live.

4
Moving Fast
  • By 1827, 6,000 Americans were moving to Texas
    each month.

5
Slavery in Texas
  • Many Americans came from the South and brought
    slaves, but slavery in Mexico was still illegal.

6
Santa Anna Becomes President
  • General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna becomes
    president in Mexico in 1833.

7
New Laws in Texas
  • In 1835 Texas passes new laws.
  • No more Americans were allowed to come to Texas.

8
2nd Law
  • All Texans had to become Mexican citizens, or
    they werent allowed there.

9
3rd Law
  • All Texans had to become Catholic because that
    was Mexicos religion.

10
4th Law
  • All Texans would have to pay taxes to the Mexican
    government.

11
Texas revolution
  • The Texas Revolution started in October of 1835

12
Texas makes money
  • By 1830, Texas was making more money than any
    other part of Mexico.

13
Texans being taxed
  • Texans were being taxed with out representation
    in the Mexican government.

14
Texas wants to be a state
  • Texans demanded to become a state of Mexico, so
    they could be a part of the Mexican government
    and help make laws

15
Texans at Goliad
  • The Mexican army captured 300 Texans at Goliad,
    Texas and killed them all.

16
The Alamo
  • In March 1836, the Mexican army killed 188 Texans
    in the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas

17
Battle of San Jacinto
  • In April 1836, Sam Houston and the Texan army
    surprised and defeated the Mexican army at the
    Battle of San Jacinto

18
Santa Anna Defeated
  • About 630 Mexicans were killed and 730 soldiers,
    including General Santa Anna, was captured. The
    Texans only had 16 deaths.

19
Santa Anna surrendered
  • Remember Goliad, Remember the Alamo
  • Mexican General Santa Anna orders the execution
    of 400 surrendered Texans. This also becomes a
    rallying cry for Texas independence. 1836

20
Texas gets independence
  • Texas becomes an independent country.

21
Texans won
  • Texans captured Santa Anna and forced him to sign
    a treaty giving Texas its independence.
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