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1Section 1: Political Unrest in Texas Section 2: Tensions Grow CHAPTER 10The Road to RevolutionSection 1: Political Unrest in TexasSection 2: Tensions GrowSection 3: Conventions and PetitionsSection 4: The Move toward War
2Question: In which order did the following events occur? SECTION 1Political Unrest in TexasQuestion:In which order did the following events occur?
3Political Unrest in Texas SECTION 1Political Unrest in TexasOrderEvent38267514The Mexican government cancels Haden Edwards’s land contract.General Mier y Terán is sent on a tour of Texas.Conflicts arise over land titles in Haden Edwards’s colony.The Mexican government puts down the Fredonian Rebellion.Mexican officials fear they are losing control of Texas.Stephen F. Austin and other Texans oppose the Fredonian Rebellion.Haden Edwards receives an empresario contract in East Texas.Benjamin Edwards and a small group declare the Republic of Fredonia and capture Nacogdoches.
4Question: What events led to conflicts at Anahuac and Velasco? SECTION 2Tensions GrowQuestion:What events led to conflicts at Anahuac and Velasco?
5Tensions Grow SECTION 2 Fall 1830: Nov 1831: Spring 1832: June 13, 1832:June 26–29, 1832:Turtle BayouResolutionsFisher demands that all ships pay customs at Anahuac.Bradburn arrests William B. Travis, Patrick Jack, and several others.AnahuacestablishedBattle of Velasco183118321833
6SECTION 3Conventions and PetitionsQuestion:What did Texans hope to receive from the new Mexican government under Santa Anna?
7popularly elected president SECTION 3Conventions and PetitionsTEXANSHOPEDHEWOULDSanta AnnaConstitution of 1824Conventions of 1832, 1833popularly elected presidentof Mexico in 1831enforce, because its federalist principles gave Texas strong local controlallow U.S. immigration, make Texas a separate state, exempt Texas from customs duties for three years, provide land for public schools
8SECTION 4The Move Toward WarQuestion:How did Mexican policies increase tension between Texans and the government?
9The Move Toward War SECTION 4 Texas Response Santa Anna: increases power of central government, which violates the Constitution of 1824strengthens military control of TexasMany support constitution; feel they are losing local control.Many worry about the arrival of more troops.Texans Call for WarTexas ResponseConflict at Anahuac:Travis leads a small group in an attack on Tenorio’s post; Tenorio surrenders.Texans are concerned by orders for arrests because there will not be a trial by jury.Wharton and others call for a Consultation (Oct. 1835).Officials resume collecting customs duties; Tenorio arrests Briscoe.Cos orders arrest of leaders of attack and sends more troops to Texas.
10Chapter Wrap-Up CHAPTER 10 1. What role did government regulation of trade play in the growing conflict between Texans and the Mexican government?2. How did Santa Anna’s decision to set aside the Constitution of 1824 and create a centralist government affect Texas?3. How do you think the problems facing a young nation like the Republic of Mexico affected its policies toward Texas?