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Section 1:Political Unrest in Texas Section 2:Tensions Grow Section 3:Conventions and Petitions Section 4:The Move toward War CHAPTER 10 The Road to Revolution.

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1 Section 1:Political Unrest in Texas Section 2:Tensions Grow Section 3:Conventions and Petitions Section 4:The Move toward War CHAPTER 10 The Road to Revolution

2 SECTION 1 Political Unrest in Texas Question: In which order did the following events occur?

3 SECTION 1 Political Unrest in Texas Order Event The 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.

4 SECTION 2 Tensions Grow Question: What events led to conflicts at Anahuac and Velasco?

5 Fall 1830: Nov 1831: Spring 1832: June 13, 1832: June 26–29, 1832: SECTION 2 Tensions Grow Anahuac established Fisher demands that all ships pay customs at Anahuac. Bradburn arrests William B. Travis, Patrick Jack, and several others. Turtle Bayou Resolutions Battle of Velasco

6 SECTION 3 Conventions and Petitions Question: What did Texans hope to receive from the new Mexican government under Santa Anna?

7 TEXANS HOPED HE WOULD Santa Anna Constitution of 1824Conventions of 1832, 1833 SECTION 3 Conventions and Petitions popularly elected president of Mexico in 1831 enforce, because its federalist principles gave Texas strong local control allow U.S. immigration, make Texas a separate state, exempt Texas from customs duties for three years, provide land for public schools

8 SECTION 4 The Move Toward War Question: How did Mexican policies increase tension between Texans and the government?

9 Texans Call for War Texas Response Santa Anna:Conflict at Anahuac: SECTION 4 The Move Toward War increases power of central government, which violates the Constitution of 1824 strengthens military control of Texas Many support constitution; feel they are losing local control. Many worry about the arrival of more troops. Officials resume collecting customs duties; Tenorio arrests Briscoe. Cos orders arrest of leaders of attack and sends more troops to Texas. 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).

10 Chapter Wrap-Up CHAPTER What role did government regulation of trade play in the growing conflict between Texans and the Mexican government? 2. 2.How did Santa Anna’s decision to set aside the Constitution of 1824 and create a centralist government affect Texas? 3. 3.How do you think the problems facing a young nation like the Republic of Mexico affected its policies toward Texas? 1. 1.What role did government regulation of trade play in the growing conflict between Texans and the Mexican government? 2. 2.How did Santa Anna’s decision to set aside the Constitution of 1824 and create a centralist government affect Texas? 3. 3.How do you think the problems facing a young nation like the Republic of Mexico affected its policies toward Texas?


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