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1 CHAPTER 8: GROWING TENSIONS Seven Key Events Leading up to the Texas Revolution

2 1. The Fredonian Revolt-1826 (pages ) Answer the following questions: a. Who was Haden Edwards? b. What conflict did Haden Edwards have with the settlers? c. Why did the Republic of Fredonia declare its independence? d. What was Stephen F. Austin’s response to the revolt? e. Was the revolt successful – why or why not?

3 1. The Fredonian Revolt – 1826 (pages ) DateEvent f.Complete the chart by sequencing these events in chronological order. Complete the chart by adding the correct date for each event. 1 – Edwards brothers appeal for help from Austin’s colony. 2- Red and white flag was raised at the Old Stone Fort. 3- Fredonians fled across the Sabine River. 4- The Fredonian Revolt collapsed. 5- Haden Edwards arrived at Nacogdoches.

4 Results:Fredonians ran away, There were only about 12 of them, anyway

5 2. Law of April 6, 1830 Answer the following questions / chart information: a.How did Mier y Teran’s report on Texas influence the Mexican government? b.Why was this Law a “turning point” in Texas colonists’ relations with the Mexican government? c.Which Mexican government party supported and passed this Law? d.Which Mexican government party opposed the Law?

6 2. Law of April 6, 1830 Parts/Components of Law of April 6,

7 TEKS Skill Set: Learning to Draw Conclusions A judgment made after thinking about facts is called a conclusion. To be valid, a conclusion must be supported by logical and factual evidence. Drawing conclusions allows you to understand indirectly stated ideas, so you can apply your knowledger to a wide range of situations. Drawing conclusions is the last step in the process of reasoning. Learning to Draw Conclusions. Use the following guideline to help you draw conclusions. 1) Make a list of the important facts and ideas presented in the reading or visual you are studying. 2) Study the list and ask what more needs to be known. 3) Write down several conclusions that explains the meaning of the information, 4) Test each conclusion against the facts. Practicing the Skill. CentralistsFederalists Believed Mexico should govern Texas Believed Texans should govern themselves Opposed slavery Supported slavery Passed the Law of April 6, 1830 forbidding Anglo-American immigration from the U.S. to Texas Encouraged immigration, especially for families of settlers already living in Texas Discouraged trade between Texas and foreign (U.S.) nations Thought the Law of April 6, 1830 was unnecessary and unfair

8 TEKS Skill Set: Drawing Conclusions Directions. Use the chart on the previous slide to help you answer the questions below. 1. What facts about slavery does the chart state? 2. What was the major effect of the Law of April 6, 1830? 3. Which group of people – Centralists or Federalists – thought the Law of April 6, 1830 was unfair? 4. Which measure of the Law of April 6, 1830 hurt Texans economically? Which group of people – Centralists or Federalists – supported this measure?

9 TEKS Skill Sets: Drawing Conclusions 5. What conclusion can you draw about Centalists? A. Centralists wanted to see Texas grow as an independent Republic. B. Centralists feared Texas would one day break away from Mexico and become an independent Republic. C. Centralists feared Texas would become a slave state and support the South during the American Civil War. D. Centralists believed Texas should have a voice in how Mexico was ruled. 6. Which conclusion below is supported by the data on the chart? A. Federalists supported the actions of the central government in Mexico. B. Federalists were angry that slavery was allowed in Texas. C. Slavery was an issue on which the Centralists and the Federalists did not agree. D. Federalists believed immigration and trade were unnecessary for Texas to grow and prosper.

10 3. Anahuac under Bradburn – 1832 (pages ) Answer the following questions / chart information: a. Who was Bradburn and what did he do to anger Texas settlers? b. What did the tax collector do to anger Texas settlers? c. Who are William B. Travis and Patrick Jack and what happened to them at Anahuac in 1832? d. What happened when Bradburn refused to release the prisoners? e. Based on the evidence in the textbook, was Bradburn more loyal to Mexico or Texas – and why?

11 4. Turtle Bayou Resolutions & Clash at Velasco - (pages ) Answer the following questions / chart information: a. Who made the Turtle Bayou Resolutions? b. What statements were adopted in the Turtle Bayou Resolutions? c. When were the Turtle Bayou Resolutions made? d. What was the denial made by Texans in the Resolutions? e. What Mexican leader did the Texans support in the Turtle Bayou Resolutions and why (what promises did he make to Texans)? f. Why did Texans dislike Mexican President Anastasio Bustamante? g. Explain what happened at Velasco. h. What was the outcome of the battle at Velasco? i. What important events in Mexico happened in 1832 and 1833?

12 Comparing & Contrasting the Conventions of 1832 and List details including people, accomplishments, and resolutions that were unique to each Convention in the outer circles. List the details that both conventions shared in the overlapping circles.


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