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2 Stephen F. Austin Known as the Father of Texas Brought the Old 300 to Texas Lead the Texas Army against General Cos at San Antonio in 1835 Served as an Delegate for Texas to the US He was asking for support from the US

3 Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna President of Mexico during the Texas Revolution Led Mexican soldiers against Texans Most noteworthy battles were the Battle of the Alamo and the Battle of San Jacinto Signed a treaty giving Texas independence following his capture during the Battle of San Jacinto

4 Sam Houston He was the leader of the Regular Texas Army during the Texas Revolution He won the battle of San Jacinto He was the first President of the Republic of Texas He would negotiate the Annexation of Texas into the United States

5 William B. Travis He was the leader of the troops at the Alamo He was most famous for his line in the sand jM His efforts bought enough time for the delegates at Washington on the Brazos to make a Declaration of Independence and create the Texas Constitution

6 James Bowie A fearless leader of volunteer soldiers during the Texas Revolution Fought at the Battle of Conception and the Grass Battle outside of San Antonio Most famous for leading the volunteer soldiers at the battle of the Alamo He was sick with pneumonia at the time of the attack at the Alamo He famous for his Bowie Knife

7 Davy Crockett Politician and Soldier from Tennessee Wanted to be a politician in Texas He was a soldier at the battle of the Alamo He was most famous for his marksmanship and His raccoon hat He was a major reason that the University of Tennessee's mascot is the Volunteers

8 Lorenzo De Zavala He was a Mexican National He was a political reformist who supported the Mexican Constitution of 1824 He became upset with President Santa Anna and moved to Texas to help reform the Mexican Government He wanted to reform Mexico but when he realized this was not possible he supported the Texas Revolution He helped to frame the Texas Constitution and was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence He was the Texas Republic’s first Vice President

9 Erastus “Deaf” Smith He was a great spy and scout for the Texas Army He lost his hearing due to a disease as a child in Mississippi He was a Captain in the Texas Army at the Battle of San Jacinto He destroyed the bridge over the San Jacinto River to prevent Mexican troops from escaping during the battle of San Jacinto He was able to overcome his disability to become one of Houston’s most trusted officers


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