Presentation on theme: "Rising Tensions in Mexican Texas"— Presentation transcript:
1Rising Tensions in Mexican Texas Causes of the Texas Revolution
2Mexico gains independence from Spain. 1821Mexico gains independence from Spain.
3Anglo settlement begins in Texas. 1823Anglo settlement begins in Texas.
41824Coahuila y TejasThe new Mexican Constitution encourages settlement in Coahuila y Tejas.
51826 The Fredonian Rebellion ends quickly. The flag of the short-lived Fredonian Republic.
6Mier y Terán warns Mexico that Texan settlers could rebel. 1828Mier y Terán warns Mexico that Texan settlers could rebel.
7Mier y Teran wrote this about American immigrants to Texas: “[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.”
14Stephen F. Austin is jailed for treason against Mexico.
15A second Anahuac disturbance leads to calls for a Consultation. 1835A second Anahuac disturbance leads to calls for a Consultation.Attendees at the 1835 Consultation.
16PICTURE CREDITSStephen F. AustinWagonNacogdoches courthouseStephen F. AustinView of Mexico CitySanta AnnaMembers of the ConsultationLaw office of William B. TravisTurtle Bayou ResolutionsGeorge FisherView of Colonial MexicoRemains of Fort AnahuacWilliam Wharton’s letter from the Convention of 1832