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By: Erika Liebel. The Long Expedition Wanted to conquer Texas June 1819 occupied Nacadoches & declared Texas to be an independent Republic. Spanish troops.

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1 By: Erika Liebel

2 The Long Expedition Wanted to conquer Texas June 1819 occupied Nacadoches & declared Texas to be an independent Republic. Spanish troops drove expedition back to Louisiana Fall 1821 – Long expedition to La Bahia (Goliad) Mexicans captured Long took him to Mexico City. James Long was shot & killed accidentally

3 Mexican Constitution of states and 3 territories Coahuila y Tejas Set up 3 branches of government Set up term limits Encouraged immigration (US & Europe)

4 Law of April 6, 1830 Empresario Contracts Immigration from US Slavery

5 Battle of Velasco June 25-26, 1932 Mexican v Texian Domingo de Ugartechea Alcalde John Austin Cannon to Anahuac Mexicans outnumbered Texians Mexico Surrendered

6 Convention of 1832 October 1, Delegates, Stephen F. Austin, Pres. Adopted Resolutions for Reform: Tariff reduction No restrictions on immigration from US Funding primary schools Texas as a separate state Convention illegal – resolutions failed

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8 Convention of 1833 Independent statehood for Texas Drafted a state constitution Lift ban on immigration to Texas Stephen F. Austin presented petitions to Mexican government

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11 Battle of Gonzales October 2, 1835 Texians refuse to return cannon Col John Moore Col Domingo de Ugartechea Texians buried cannon Mexicans retreated 1 st battle of the Revolution

12 Convention of 1836 March 1, Delegates Washington-on-the- Brazos Declaration of Independence written

13 Battle of the Alamo February 13 - March 6, Texians die Prisoners executed & burned after surrender Survivors; Susanna Dickinson & baby Angelina, Joe Travis LTC William B. Travis v. Gen Santa Anna

14 Massacre at Goliad March 27, 1836 Nearly 400 Texians executed & burned after surrender Col Fannin v. Gen Santa Anna

15 Battle of San Jacinto April 21, minutes Gen Houston v Gen Santa Anna Texas wins independence Santa Anna taken prisoner

16 Treaties of Velasco 2 Treaties – 1 Public, 1 Secret Public – Republic of Texas, Border at Rio Grande Secret – Santa Anna released after Republic is recognized Both sides violated treaties

17 Republic of Texas is Born


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