Presentation on theme: "18361821 Rising Tensions in Mexican Texas Causes of the Texas Revolution."— Presentation transcript:
Rising Tensions in Mexican Texas Causes of the Texas Revolution
Mexico gains independence from Spain.
Anglo settlement begins in Texas.
The new Mexican Constitution encourages settlement in Coahuila y Tejas. Coahuila y Tejas
The Fredonian Rebellion ends quickly. The flag of the short-lived Fredonian Republic.
Mier y Terán warns Mexico that Texan settlers could rebel.
[A]mong these foreigners are fugitives from justice, honest laborers, vagabonds and criminals, but honorable and dishonorable alike travel with their political constitution in their pockets, demanding the privileges, authority, and officers which such a constitution guarantees. Mier y Teran wrote this about American immigrants to Texas:
Mexico bans slavery. Texans protest.
President Bustamantes Decree of April 6 th, 1830, tries to get Texas back under Mexicos control.
vv George Fisher, Anahuacs unpopular tax collector A customs house is established in Anahuac.
Anahuac disturbance 1832 Remains of Fort Anahuac Turtle Bayou Resolutions Battle of Velasco Law office of William B. Travis
The Conventions of 1832 and 1833 are held in Texas Letter to Mexican president asking for statehood.
Santa Anna becomes president.
Stephen F. Austin is jailed for treason against Mexico.
A second Anahuac disturbance leads to calls for a Consultation. Attendees at the 1835 Consultation.
PICTURE CREDITS Stephen F. Austin Wagon Nacogdoches courthouse urthouse1-c.jpg urthouse1-c.jpg Stephen F. Austin View of Mexico City Santa Anna Members of the Consultation Law office of William B. Travis s_alamo_story.html s_alamo_story.html Turtle Bayou Resolutions George Fisher View of Colonial Mexico lg.jpghttp://www.esri.com/news/arcnews/fall04articles/fall04gifs/p19p1- lg.jpg Remains of Fort Anahuac William Whartons letter from the Convention of