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Title: Texan Revolution


1
Texan Revolution
  • By Dusty Register

2
Antonio Lopez De Santa Anna
  • -- President of Mexico as well as General of
    Mexican Army
  • -- Fought against Spain for Mexicos
    independence

3
Sam Houston
  • -- Named Commander in Chief of Texas in
    February of 1836
  • -- Signed Texan Declaration of Independence in
    1836
  • -- Went on to become President of the Republic
    of Texas.

4
Causes of Revolution
  • Mexico feared Texan rebellion
  • Mexico imposed bans on things like slavery and
    immigration from U.S. to Texas
  • Mexico implemented high tariffs on imported goods
  • Mexico dictated crop growth

5
Battle for the Alamo
  • After several defeats, Sam Houston retreated past
    San Antonio into North Texas.
  • Houston assigned several men to retrieve
    artillery at the Alamo mission.
  • Unaware of the Mexicans route into Texas, only a
    few hundred men were sent to the Alamo.
  • Santas army marched on the Alamo and won the
    battle in 11 days.
  • This gave Sam Houston and his generals enough
    time to gather more troops and plan his next
    attack.

6
Battle of San Jacinto
  • Houston began his retreat across Texas using a
    scorched earth policy.
  • Turned and fought Mexican army of 1700 with army
    of 900.
  • Santa Anna told his men to relax Houston would
    not attack his superior force.
  • Houston attacked while Mexican troops were
    resting
  • Battle was over in 18 minutes

7
Battle of San Jacinto
8
Aftermath
  • A few years after Santa Annas defeat, Texas was
    made part of the U.S. under governor Sam Houston
  • Santa Anna, after a series of other conflicts,
    was exiled to Cuba

9
Comparison Between French and Texan Revolutions
  • Both revolutions were created by economic
    problems and animosity toward leaders.
  • Both anti-revolution leaders maintained large
    armies.

10
Fin.
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