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1 Section 1:The War Begins Section 2:The Consultation of 1835 Section 3:The Siege of the Alamo Section 4:The Convention of 1836 Section 5:Independence Is Won CHAPTER 11 The Texas Revolution

2 SECTION 1 The War Begins Question: How did the Battle of Gonzales significantly change relations between Texans and the Mexican government?

3 Battle of Gonzales, October 2, 1835 Causes Effects SECTION 1 The War Begins Santa Anna’s failure to follow the Constitution of 1824 rising tensions between Texans and the Mexican government demand that U.S. settlers at Gonzales hand over their cannon Texas rebel victory started a war between Texas and the Mexican government from which Texans could not turn back increased the resolution and confidence of the Texas rebels

4 SECTION 2 The Consultation of 1835 Question: What issues were debated at the Consultation?

5 Pro-war Consultation Declaration of November 7, 1835 Pro-peace SECTION 2 The Consultation of 1835 wanted to declare Texas independence from Mexico pledged 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 wanted to remain loyal to Mexico and to have the Constitution of 1824 restored, did not want to lose Tejano support

6 SECTION 3 The Siege of the Alamo Question: Why did Texans decide to defend the Alamo, and how did they prepare?

7 SECTION 3 The Siege of the Alamo Why Chose to Defend Texans at the Alamo How Prepared strategically located along the Old San Antonio Road one of the first towns Santa Anna’s forces would meet Alamo and its artillery too important to destroy built up the Alamo walls placed 21 cannons along the Alamo walls built palisades from which to fight

8 SECTION 4 The Convention of 1836 Question: Who attended the Convention of 1836, and what did the Convention achieve?

9 Results:President: Convention of 1836 Other Delegates: SECTION 4 The Convention of 1836 Washington-on-the-Brazos created a Texas Declaration of Independence created the Constitution of 1836 set up an ad interim government Richard Ellis George C. Childress, Sam Houston, José Antonio Navarro, José Francisco Ruiz, Lorenzo de Zavala

10 SECTION 5 Independence Is Won Question: What events led to the Runaway Scrape?

11 Cause Runaway Scrape SECTION 5 Independence Is Won Fear spreads across Texas; many civilians flee eastward. A larger Mexican force is advancing on a smaller Texas force at Gonzales. Sam Houston and other Texans learn of the fall of the Alamo. Houston orders Texas forces to retreat and burn Gonzales.

12 Chapter Wrap-Up CHAPTER 11 1. 1.What impact did the Mexican federal Constitution of 1824 have on the events of the Texas Revolution? 2. 2.How did Tejanos and other Texans participate in the revolution? 3. 3.How did the geography of Texas contribute to the outcome of several battles during the Texas Revolution? 1. 1.What impact did the Mexican federal Constitution of 1824 have on the events of the Texas Revolution? 2. 2.How did Tejanos and other Texans participate in the revolution? 3. 3.How did the geography of Texas contribute to the outcome of several battles during the Texas Revolution?


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