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Chapter 8, Section 2 Notes Title: Rebellions, 1831-1832 Title: Rebellions, 1831-1832 Main Idea: Although conflicts continued in Texas, the colonists maintained.

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1 Chapter 8, Section 2 Notes Title: Rebellions, Title: Rebellions, Main Idea: Although conflicts continued in Texas, the colonists maintained their loyalty to the Mexican government. Main Idea: Although conflicts continued in Texas, the colonists maintained their loyalty to the Mexican government. Key Terms: commerce, import, skirmish, resolution Key Terms: commerce, import, skirmish, resolution

2 I. Settlers Protest At Anahuac A.Anahuac was a small Mexican garrison or fort established to control commerce, or the movement of goods (trade), into Mexico. B.Here, the TX colonists accused John Davis Bradburn of taking supplies and refusing to give up runaway slaves. - Bradburn was the commander of the garrison at Anahuac

3 I. Settlers Protest At Anahuac C.Also, merchants objected to customs duties imposed on imported goods. D.Bradburn angrily imprisoned two TX lawyers, William B. Travis and Patrick C. Jack, for interfering in his efforts to enforce laws. E.Result? A small skirmish, or fight, occurred between the TX colonists and Bradburn’s men. Why did colonists resent Bradburn?Why did colonists resent Bradburn?

4 II. Colonists Adopt the Turtle Bayou Resolutions A.The Turtle Bayou Resolutions were formal statements, called resolutions, which declared the colonists’ loyalty to Mexico and also denied they were rebelling against Mexican authority. B.Also, the TX colonists insisted they were supporting Santa Anna, who was leading a revolt against Mexican President Bustamante, a Centralist.

5 II. Colonists Adopt the Turtle Bayou Resolutions C.Santa Anna promised to support the Mexican Constitution of 1824 that favored the freedoms given to Texas colonists. Why did the colonists support Santa Anna?Why did the colonists support Santa Anna?

6 III. Clash At Velasco A. Texas colonist John Austin and other colonists had picked up a cannon at Brazoria and loaded it on to a ship. B.Mexican Colonel Ugartechea would not let them pass. So bitter fighting erupted and loss of life resulted at Velasco.

7 III. Clash At Velasco C. Meanwhile, General Santa Anna was elected President of Mexico when Bustamante resigned. D.Result? Most TX colonists were pleased, thinking he would support Texas since he was a Federalist. Why were colonists pleased by the election of Santa Anna?Why were colonists pleased by the election of Santa Anna?

8 IV. Conventions of 1832 and 1833 A.A convention of 58 delegates, or representatives, assembled at San Felipe in 1832 to discuss changes needed in Texas. B.SFA was elected the convention President.

9 IV. Conventions of 1832 and 1833 C. Delegates asked:  That Texas becomes a separate Mexican state.  For an exemption from imported taxes.  For improved educational facilities.  For better protection from Native Americans.  For land titles for settlers in East Texas. D.Result? SFA journeyed to Mexico City to present the proposals of both conventions. Why did Austin go to Mexico City?Why did Austin go to Mexico City?

10 Assignments for Today  8-2 Guided Reading/Section Quiz. –Due tomorrow!  Vocabulary Crossword Study for QUIZ tomorrow! Remember, no word bank! Study for QUIZ tomorrow! Remember, no word bank!  Read 8-3, pp


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