Thereafter built fort St. Louis on Garcitas Creek
They did this to protect their claim of the land from the French
Was built as a midway point to the missions in East Texas
This mission became a state park in 1749
It wasn't until 1821 where they gained independence
He came to ask Mexico's permission to bring Americans into Texas.
Was founded by 2 Tejanos, Dona Patricia de la Garza De Leon and her husband Martin De Leon
the decree stated that no more Americans could enter Texas.
They met to prepare a constitution that separated Texas from Coahuila
First shot was fired in Gonzales
Travis arrived with more men on February 3rd
Santa Anna sent all of the survivors (women, children, slaves) away
Santa Anna went there because he was after Texas officials there. When Santa Anna arrived, the town was deserted except for the newspaper printers of the Telegraph and Texas Register, Gail Borden's newspaper.
Santa Anna thought he had cut off the Texas army from the government so then he went to the San Jacinto river. Sam Houston heard of this then hid and waited for them.
The battle didn't last but 18 minutes, but it was the last of the Texas revolution, meaning Texas was free. Santa Anna didn't get found until the next day and was wearing a soldier uniform, the Texans soon found out who he was when some mother Mexican soldiers called him their president. Santa Anna then asked to see Sam Houston. Everyone wanted him hanged, but there was a bargain made that instead of him being killed, he had to write a letter that ordered the Mexicans to retreat.
First battles took place near Brownsville
the fist 2 battles took place in Brownsville
Signed by president James K. Polk
the first 2 battles took place in Brownsville
Texas did not receive this news right away
Last battle also took place near Brownsville, at Palmito Ranch.
Many people disliked the amount of power the government was given, this is why another constitution was written
This storm is considered the most devastating storm in the nation's history and killed nearly 6,000 people
The workers helped improve conditions of farming, did work in forestry, and also built parks
This center is for astronaut training and is mission control for every flight