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the Mexican government asked the Texans to strip for them
Texans rebelled because the Mexican government was attempting to infringe upon Texan's rights and their land.
The Treaties of Velasco which were not honored by the Texans or the Mexicans and were never ratified by the Mexican Government.
Santa Anna didn't enforce the Mexican Constitution of 1824. That Constitution Texas supported. So of course, it angered Texans and tensions grew between Texans and the Mexican government and finally after all options failed, Texans resorted to war.
Texans wanted independence from Mexico, largely due to their reliance on slavery, after Mexico ended the practice.
the role of Mexican Texans who played a role in the war for independence
The Texans , fighting to the end , became a rallying cry encouraging the others to fight on against the Mexican government/army .
Texas was basically made up of immigrants from the USA and Europe. Well, The texans were frustrated with the mexican government because all the documents were in Spanish and their right were taken away and then in fear of the texans rebelling they made immigration illegal and put taxes on them so now they were really angry and they also put Austin in prison.
why were Texans unhappy with Mexicans rule
It was a battle within the Texas Revolution conflict (1835-1836) between Texans (or Texians) and the Mexican government. See related questions for further detail.
Poorly at best; there were 200-250 Texans facing 2,400 Mexican troops.
how did the mexican revolution affect the live of texans
After the Battle of Goliad, about 400 rebel Texans surrendered to the Mexican army.
After Mexico gained independence from Spain in 1821, Americans who had settled in Texas had to dealt with the Mexican government. At first the Mexican government encouraged more Americans to settle there, but the Mexican government was not very stable and conflicts arose . In 1836, Texans decided to rebel and set up their own Texas Republic. When Mexico sent in troops the Texans turned to the US for help and the US recognized the independence of Texas. Soon Texas applied for statehood and was accepted. There were disputes over where the Texas border was and meanwhile ,ore and more Americans moved into California and conflicts arose there. In due time war broke out between Mexico and the US and Mexico was soundly defeated . In 1852, the US bought a strip of land for a railroad (the Gadsden purchase. Things settled down and relation were mostly peaceful until Pancho Villa provoked trouble in the next century.
They caught them napping.
No , they were overrun by the Mexican Army .
Slavery. Mexico's government banned slavery, thus enraging Texans who immediately began to look for any pretext to break up with Mexico. See related questions for further details.
The Texans lost in the Battle of Alamo because there was more Mexican soldiers. There was actually three battles and the Texans lost the first and second time. The Texans attacked Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana's army, (the Mexican president) while they were resting in there tents. The Texans defeated the Mexican forces and about 700 of there men got killed while only nin Texans died. The second battle happened in only 18 minutes.
The Battle of the Alamo was fight by 190-250 Texan troops against about 1,800 of General Santa Anna's Mexican troops. Santa Anna wanted to punish the Texans for defying his government. The Texans wanted independence and liberty from Santa Anna's centralist government.
They refused to turn over their cannon to the Mexican Army.
In the 1850s, most Mexican Texans settled in southern Texas, specifically along San Antonio de Bexar, Victoria and Laredo.
General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna (1794-1886) was dictator of Mexico and the commander of the Mexican army during the Texas Revolution (1836). He had the Texans in the Alamo and at Goliad killed in the battle to keep Texas as a part of Mexico. After he was captured at the Battle of San Jacinto, he was shunned for a time by the Mexican government, which did later reinstate him for internal and external conflicts, including the US-Mexican War of 1846.
Mexico abolished slavery
Mexicans, Americans or Mexican-Americans. Be aware that "Mexican", "American" and even "Texan" are nationalities, not ethnic definitions.
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