TX history

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Events

Attempt to purchase Texas

1826

In 1826, John Quincy Adams, president of the time when U.S. tried to buy Texas,sent Joel R. Poinsett to buy Texas with the amount of $1 million. Poinsett loved the offer and was confident that it would be bought. However, Adams wasn't. When the Mexican government was aware of the offer, they denied it because and sent Poinsett back, thinking of how someone would think of buying a part of someone's growing country.

Mier y Teran Report

1828

In 1828, the Mexican government leaders sent a commander named Mier y Teran to write down his observation. After a year in Texas, he wrote a report consisting of everything he saw and heard. In one section of his report, he described the Anglo Americans as outnumbering the Mexican population, the Mexican government responded by making Texas less attractive to Anglo Americans. Like abolishing slavery since Anglo American use multiple slaves.

Conflict at Galveston

1829

Conflict at Galveston: Around 1829 a Mexican official named George Fisher (His Legal name is Djordje Ribar). The Mexican government gave Fisher the job to collect customs duties and stop the moving of goods illegally in or out of Mexico. The only problem the settlers must have clearance papers for ships and supplies to enter Texas. To acquire the papers either Ships cross dangerous waters or walk/Horseback 200 miles.

Bradburn problems

1830

Bradburn Problems: Around 1830, A Mexican official names Colonel John Davis Bradburn was appointed to enforce the laws of Mexico . The arrest of Francisco Madero was made by Bradburn, Madero was a land commissioner. Bradburn stated that Madero was ignoring the law of April 6th 1830. Additionally Bradburn ordered settler to give tools and supplies for building official structures such as Fort Anahuac. Bradburn agreed and released all of them. Later settlers told Jack Austin to bring a canon. In the meanwhile settler made the Turtle Bayon resolution which included loyalty to Santa Anna. A colonel named Colonel Jose De Las Piedras sent troops to Fort Anahuca, Where Travis and Jack were released. Also he dismissed Bradburn from his position.

Law of April 6, 1830

April 6, 1830

The Law of April 6th 1830: on April 6th 1830, Mexican government leaders enacted a law to outlaw immigration from USA to Texas and any grants made by an enprsarial , that have not been completed. The law gave land and money for the people they cared about, Mexican and European settlers. To protect the restriction of immigration, forts and presidios were made. Better supplies coming in from US had to be taxed more. This is called custom duties.

Battle of Velaso

1831

Battle of Velasco: In Velasco, a commander named Colonel Domingo De Ugartechea denied the pass to go to Anahuca, Austin destination. Then the battle started Texans versus Mexicans. In the end there were 10 Texans dead and 5 Mexican dead. Mexican has to surrender because of lack of Ammo and result of wining was Mexican soldiers must return o Mexico and Austin continued to Anahuca.

Santa Anna Rises Power

1832

Santa Anna Rises to Power: In 1830, during the enactment of the law President Anastasio didn’t follow the laws of the constitution of 1824. This resulted In Mexican settlers protests, Led by Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna. Santa Anna was a cadet in 1810 to defeat the Gutieriez-Magee expedition. Later when the law was enacted he started a revolution against the Mexican Government. All he wanted was power over Mexico.

Conventions of 1832 and 1833

1832

Stephen F. Austin was president in the Conventions. The reason of having the event was to write a set of resolutions. The resolutions set in the Conventions of 1832 and 1833 was the obey the Constition of 1824. They also tried to disban the Law of April 6,1830. The mexican government denied it. In the Convention of 1833, they did the same request.

The Disturbance of Anahuac and Resolution

1832

Austin in Mexico and the arrest

1833

Later after the convention of 1833, Austin delivered the request and resolutions to the Mexican government. The Mexican government was overruled by revolution. Santa Anna, the leader of the revolution agreed to the request and allowed immigration into Texas from US. Earlier when Santa Anna was away from Mexico, Valentin Govsz Faris had control. Austin showed the Texans request, but he was unsure.Farias told Austin that he will tell him later. However, Austin was impatient, so he told Texans via letter, that Texans would start a new government. After Santa Anna agreed, Austin was arrested, when Farias found the letter, He accused him of treason. He was freed by Spencer Jack and Porter Jason, Two lawyers. On December 25th 1834 He was freed for prison but he must remain inside the house for many months. This is called house arrest. In the summer of 1835 he was allowed to go back to Texas.

Battle of Gonzales

1835

The arrest of Austin angered people, they did not like what the government leaders were doing. J.T, Moor leader of the battle dug up the cannon buried by Alcalde Andrew Ponton, refusing to give up the canon to teh Mexicans, When the canon was on the surface the Texans put up flag which said come and take it. Later a an official named Lt. Fancoso ordered his men to take the canon. Moor shot the canon and make the Mexican retreat.

The Consultion

1835

The arrest of Austin angered people, they did not like what the government leaders were doing. J.T, Moor leader of the battle dug up the cannon buried by Alcalde Andrew Ponton, refusing to give up the canon to teh Mexicans, When the canon was on the surface the Texans put up flag which said come and take it. Later a an official named Lt. Fancoso ordered his men to take the canon. Moor shot the canon and make the Mexican retreat.

Attack of San Antonio

1836

In San Antonio, 1836, there was a siege. A day known as the Grass Fight was a day that Texas thought Mexican mules were carrying silver to reward the solders. This was told by Eratus Deaf Smith. However, Texans found out that the mules were carrying food for the horses.
A man named Ben Miliam received news that Cos' army supplies were low, so he lunched an attach against Cos'. In the battle, a man named Hendrek Arnold also help Miliam in planing and in battle. The battle was 5 days long and in the end Cos surrendered.. After the battle, the Mexican government gave Texans money, supplies, arms , and money.