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Texas Revolution Chapter 10
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mexican congress passed __ which said all forgeins taking arms against the goverement should be treated as pirates and shot
decree of december 30, 1835
santa annas army approached the Alamo. the red flag of no quarter was raised. What did that mean?
The Mexicans would kill everybody in the Alamo. They'd take no prisoners
__ lead the Mexican army into Texas after his brother in law general Cos's defeat at San Antonio de Bexar
Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna
__ was trained as a lawyer. During the Battle of the Alamo, he was sent as a courier to Goliad to ask Colonel Fannin for assistance. He returned to tell Travis no help was coming. He died at the Alamo on March 6, 1836.
__wrote a letter on February 24, 1836. he stated, " I shall never surrender or retreat."
William B. Travis
__made several mistakes as a commander of Texan troops. As a result, he and his men were massacred at Goliad on March 27, 1836.
__ lived in San Antonio and married Ursula Veramendi. He is famous because of a knife and his death at the Alamo.
most historians believe that all of the __ Alamo defenders and about __ Mexican soldiers were killed at the battle at the alamo
After the defeat of the Texas troops at the Alamo, Houston pulled his Texas troops toward the coast as the Mexican army advanced. Civilians fled before the advance of the Mexican troops. By what name is this flight to safety known?
what happened to Santa Anna after his defeat at San Jacinto
he was captured. He signed the Treaties of Velasco on May 14, 1836, which ended the Texas Revolution. He returned to Mexico, where he bounced from being a dictator to living in exile and back several times.
__ commanded the only Tejano unit to participate in the Battle of San Jacinto.
What did Santa Anna do in order to try and escape the Texas forces after the Battle of San Jacinto?
He dressed in a privates uniform and tried to escape through the swamp
why did Sam Houston not go to Fannins rescue?
Houston told Fannin to retreat
__ was a scout, or spy, for the Texas army.
What is the date of Texas independence?
March 2, 1836
Why did James Fannin surrender?
His men were out-numbered, his men had no water, and his men were surrounded
how long did the battle of San Jacinto last?
how did the Texans win at the battle of San Jacinto?
Houstons men surprised and over-powered the Mexican army.
What happened to Fannins men one week after he surrendered on Palm Sunday?
They were massacred
__, the Angel of Goliad, helped rescue twenty or more Texans.
the __ ended the Texas Revolution and declared Texas free from Mexican rule.
treaty of Velasco
when the Texas militia defeated general Cos's what did they do to the Mexican army
they had to returned to Mexico and promise not to fight Texas again.
What was lettered on the flag flown by the Texans at the Battle of Gonzales?
"Come and Take It"
although a committee of five was appointed to write the Texas Declaration of Independence, evidence points to __ as the primary author
where did Santa Anna and his army attack when they first entered Texas?
the Alamo at San Antonio
where did the Convention of 1836 meet?
Washington on the Brazos
What did Houston want the defenders of the Alamo to do?
To gather all of the men and supplies and leave the missionary
what did Houston's army do while they were at Groce's Plantation?
rested and trained, waited for Santa Anna to make a mistake
what happened to Sam Houston during battle of San Jacinto?
he was shot in the ankle
who was the dictator of Mexico and leader of the Mexican army?
Who was the general in command of the Mexican forces advancing along the Gulf coast
__was appointed commander-in-chief of the Texas army
because the outcome of the Texas Revolution was still in doubt, the delegates established a(n)___government until elections could be held
__was selected as president of Texas's temporary government
Why did Houston wait until 3:00 in the afternoon to attack the Mexicans at San Jacinto
He waited until the Mexicans were taking their siestas
The citizens of Cincinnati, Ohio, gave two small cannons to the Texas army. What are they called
Houston's army slipped away from the Mexican army at the Brazos. where did they go?
they drilled, practiced and rested at Groce's plantation.
on April 22, 1836, Santa Anna was captured and brought to general Houston. Houston's leg was wound needed treatment in New Orleans, so ___ negotiated with Santa Anna
In the __, Santa Anna agreed to never fight against Texas again and to withdraw all Mexican troops from Texas. the treaty also provided an exchange of POWs.
This was the public Treaty of Velasco
Santa Anna promised to work for Mexican's recognition of Texas's independence, and he agreed that the rio grande was the border between Texas and Mexico.
This was the private Treaty of Velasco
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