2 Compare and Contrast Texas Revolution American Revolution Battle of Yorktown The surrender of Yorktown ended the fighting in the War for American Independence (American Revolution)Battle of LexingtonThe first shots starting the American Revolution were fired at Lexington, Massachusetts. "shot heard round the world."Battle of San Jacinto The surrender at San Jacinto marked the end of the fighting in the Texas Independence. (Texas Revolution)Battle of Gonzales The first cannon shot taken in the Texas Revolution was fired at Gonzales. "shot heard round the world from Texas."TexasRevolutionAmerican RevolutionCompare and Contrast
3 Compare and Contrast *No one knows who fired first Texas Revolutions Contrast:*Texans fired firstSpanish/ American culture differentLasted 7 months, few battlesTexans wanted same liberties (rights) as other AmericansAmerican Revolution Contrast:*No one knows who fired first*Both colonist and England shared same culture*Lasted 6 years, lots of battles*colonist wanted the same liberties (rights) as other British citizensCompare*Both countries left colonist alone*Leaders from both countries ignored rights of colonistsColonist fought for independence*unjust rulers (Santa Anna and King George III)*Both countries created new laws, new taxes and enforced old laws* both countries felt they were losing control of their colonies
4 American/Texas Revolution Sinker Page 52 *Choose 2 similarities and two differences from page 51 notesCreate a concept picture for each (4)Use at least 5 colors for each pictureWrite sentences describing each picture.