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TX Ch. 10-12 Review
Ch. 10-12 History Review of Texas
|Why were the Texas colonists unhappy with Santa Anna?
|He wasn't following the constitution of 1824
|What was the Battle of Gonzales?
|Mexico wanted their cannon back and Texas attacked them
|What was the nickname for the Battle of Gonzales?
|The Lexington of Texas
|Who led the Texans at the Attack on Gonzales?
|John H. Moore
|After the victory of Gonzales, where did the rebels want to attack?
|Who was elected to lead the attack on San Antonio
|Stephen F. Austin
|What does infantry mean?
|What does calvary mean?
|Who was elected to lead the Texas army after Austin was appointed commissioner to the United States?
|What was the Grass Fight?
|They stopped horses from Mexico and they discovered the bags were full of grass
|What was the outcome of the capture of San Antonio?
|Ben Milam and 300 volunteers were attacked before dawn. General Cos surrendered.
|What did Texans believe that the capture of San Antonio would establish for Texas?
|independence from Mexico
|What does provisional mean?
|Who was the commander in chief of the regular army?
|Who was in command of the army at Goliad?
|Who was Davey Crockett?
|Volunteer at the Alamo from Tennessee
|Who was Jose de Urrea?
|He killed Fannin and his men at Goliad
|Who was William B. Travis?
|A leader at the Alamo who wrote a letter from the Alamo asking for reinforcements
|What was positive about the Alamo battle location?
|provided some cover and had a cannon
|What was a negative about the Alamo battle location?
|made as a mission and walls were falling down
|Where did the writing of the Texas Declaration of Independence occur?
|Washington on the Brazos
|Which country's document was the Texas document modeled after?
|The United States
|What two things are in both the Constitution of 1836 and the US Constitution?
|Bill of Rights and 3 Branches of government
|Who was elected ad interim president of Texas?
|David G. Burnett
|What was the movement of settlers fleeing east to avoid Santa Anna and the Mexican army called?
|How did Fannin respond to the request for soldiers at the Alamo?
|He didn't respond
|What happened to Fannin and his men
|They were killed by Urrea
|After the Goliad massacre, what did Houston do with the Texas army?
|He retreated east to have more time to train his men because they were no match for the Mexican army
|How did the Texas soldiers and the Texas government respond to Houston's decision?
|They were upset and impatient and they wanted to fight
|What was the Battle of San Jacinto?
|18 minutes long sneak attack on Mexican men who were asleep
|What happened as a result of the Battle of San Jacinto?
|Captured Santa Anna
|Did Santa Anna's army have a good defensive position and why?
|No because they were cornered and surrounded by water
|Was Santa Anna concerned about his position and why?
|No because he had no scouts out and was resting
|What is democracy?
|A government where power is given to the people
|What is a dictatorship?
|A government ruled by one person
|What advantages did Texas army have?
|self determination and fighting for a purpose
|What advantages did Mexican army have?
|large numbers, good training, well equipped and dressed
|What was the name of the treaty that ended the Texas Revolution?
|Treaties of Velasco (one public and one private)
|What were the major points of two Treaties of Velasco?
|Santa Anna would never fight Texas again. Prisoner of war were to be exchanged and property seized by Mexico would be returned to Texas.
|Were the Treaties of Velasco honored by Mexico?
|No because they were done in private