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1 Section 1: The War Begins Section 2: The Consultation of 1835 CHAPTER 11The Texas RevolutionSection 1: The War BeginsSection 2: The Consultation of 1835Section 3: The Siege of the AlamoSection 4: The Convention of 1836Section 5: Independence Is Won
2 SECTION 1The War BeginsQuestion:How did the Battle of Gonzales significantly change relations between Texans and the Mexican government?
3 The War Begins SECTION 1 Causes Battle of Gonzales, October 2, 1835 EffectsSanta Anna’s failure to follow the Constitution of 1824rising tensions between Texans and the Mexican governmentdemand that U.S. settlers at Gonzales hand over their cannonTexas rebel victorystarted a war between Texas and the Mexican government from which Texans could not turn backincreased the resolution and confidence of the Texas rebels
4 Question: What issues were debated at the Consultation? SECTION 2The Consultation of 1835Question:What issues were debated at the Consultation?
5 The Consultation of 1835 SECTION 2 Pro-war Consultation Declaration of November 7, 1835Pro-peacewanted to declare Texas independence from Mexicowanted to remain loyal to Mexico and to have the Constitution of 1824 restored, did not want to lose Tejano supportpledged loyalty to Mexico; explained that Texans had used force only for defense; warned that if the Constitution of 1824 was not restored, Texas would declare independence from Mexico
6 SECTION 3The Siege of the AlamoQuestion:Why did Texans decide to defend the Alamo, and how did they prepare?
7 The Siege of the Alamo SECTION 3 Why Chose to Defend Texans at the AlamoHow Preparedstrategically located along the Old San Antonio Roadone of the first towns Santa Anna’s forces would meetAlamo and its artillery too important to destroybuilt up the Alamo wallsplaced 21 cannons along the Alamo wallsbuilt palisades from which to fight
8 SECTION 4The Convention of 1836Question:Who attended the Convention of 1836, and what did the Convention achieve?
9 Washington-on-the-Brazos SECTION 4The Convention of 1836Results:President:Convention of 1836Other Delegates:Washington-on-the-BrazosRichard Elliscreated a Texas Declaration of Independencecreated the Constitution of 1836set up an ad interim governmentGeorge C. Childress, Sam Houston, José Antonio Navarro, José Francisco Ruiz, Lorenzo de Zavala
10 Question: What events led to the Runaway Scrape? Independence Is Won SECTION 5Independence Is WonQuestion:What events led to the Runaway Scrape?
11 Independence Is Won SECTION 5 Runaway Scrape Cause Sam Houston and other Texans learn of the fall of the Alamo.A larger Mexican force is advancing on a smaller Texas force at Gonzales.Runaway ScrapeHouston orders Texas forces to retreat and burn Gonzales.Fear spreadsacross Texas;many civiliansflee eastward.
12 Chapter Wrap-Up CHAPTER 11 1. What impact did the Mexican federal Constitution of 1824 have on the events of the Texas Revolution?2. How did Tejanos and other Texans participate in the revolution?3. How did the geography of Texas contribute to the outcome of several battles during the Texas Revolution?