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October 1835
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October 2 (Friday)  
Battle of Gonzalez

First battle. It proved to Texas that the Mexican army can be defeated and idependence achieve. 

February 1836
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February 23 (Tuesday)  
William Travis

Fought in the Alamo and wrote a letter for the Texas people 

March 1836
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March 1 (Tuesday)  
The siege of the Alamo

The Siege of the Alamo describes the first thirteen days of the Battle of the Alamo. On February 23, Mexican troops under General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna entered San Antonio de Bexar, Texas and surrounded the Alamo Mission.

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March 2 (Wednesday)  
Constitutional Convention of 1836

Texas Delegates met at Washington on the Brazos to establish an independent government. declared independence on March 2, 1836. Wrote a constitution to form an ad interim government for the republic of Texas

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March 21 (Monday)  
Fannin's surrender

Colonel James Fannin surrendered his 380 men at the battle of Coleto because he was pinned on the open praise. Texas fought the Mexicans off, but James decided to surrender to prevent more deaths. Captives were marched to Goliad and Urea told them they were not going to be killer, but Santa Anna ordered the captives to be all shot on March 21

April 1836
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April 21 (Thursday)  
Battle of San Jacinto

Was the shortest battle in history. Sam Houston led the Texas forces. Santa Anna led the Mexican forces. 



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