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Arts and Humanities
History of the Americas
Chapter 7, Lesson 3
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Who brought a group of 300 families to Texas, a plan his father Moses started before his death?
Stephan F. Austin
What area joined Texas to become part of a new Mexican state in 1824?
What name was given to Spanish agents or contractors who were given large amounts Texas land under the National Colonization Act?
Although the new Texans accepted Mexican citizenship, what didn't most accept which caused distrust?
Mexican Customs/ Roman Catholicism
What (3) things did Mexico do in 1839 after Ben Edward's rebellion in 1826?
Stop American Immigrants/Stop slave Importation/Tax imports
Along what river was San Felipe de Austin founded?
What brought together Texas settlers in 1832/33 in San Felipe over tensions simmering between Mexico and themselves? Who was chosen as President?
Conventions/ Stephan F. Austin
Who declared himself dictator of Mexico after Austin was imprisoned in Mexico City for inciting a rebellion?
Antonio López de Santa Anna
Where did the Texans enjoy their first taste of victory in the war against Mexico?
Gonzalez (70 miles East of San Antonio)
Where did the Texans drive the Mexican army out of in December 1835 with only 300-400 soldiers?
When did Texas declare its independence and create a constitution which specifically protected slavery?
March 2, 1836
Who took over leadership of the Texan Rebel Army after his governorship of Tennessee ended?
Who was in charge of the Alamo when its 180 soldiers were surrounded by a much larger Mexican force led by Santa Anna, in February 1836?
Lieutenant William B. Travis
Along what river did Texas claim as its Southern border in 1836? What river did Mexico claim as its northern border with Texas?
Rio Grande/Nueces River
How many days did the Mexican lay siege to the Alamo before it was overrun?
Where did the Mexican Army overwhelm a group of Texans, 2 weeks after the Alamo? Who was the Texan leader?
Presidio at Golidad/ James W. Fannin
Although the field general at Goliad requested clemency, what did Santa Anna order? How many soldiers did this happen to?
Firing squad execution/300 soldiers
What name was given to the fleeing eastward of Houston's army, waiting for a Santa Anna to make a mistake?
Where did Houston's Army decide to attack Santa Anna while his troops took a siesta?
San Jacinto River (Near present-day Houston)
What were Houston's men yelling as they attacked the Mexican Army?
"Remember the Alamo"/"Remember Goliad"
What did Sam Houston force Santa Anna to do with his army after the Battle at San Jacinto?
Take army out of Texas
What did Sam Houston force Santa Anna to sign after the Battle at San Jacinto? Who rejected the Treaty?
Treaty recognizing the Independence of Texas/Mexican Congress
Who was voted in as the first President of the Republic of Texas in September 1836? What else did they vote for which would let the territory become part of the domain of the United States?
When did Jackson sign a resolution officially recognizing the independence of Texas?
Jackson's last day in office
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