Mexican Independence Timeline

Timeline created by txswimmer98
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    Marked the end of the 7 years war, and the French threat to Spain was over. It required France and Spain to the British; France gave all the land around the Mississippi River and Canada while Spain gave them Florida. Once the trade was made France had no land in North America.
  • Marques de Rubi Report

    Marques de Rubi Report
    A report requested by the kind of Spain to inspect the missions and presidios in Texas. When Marques de Rubi finally returned he said that Spain should abandon all the missions in Texas except those at La Bahia and San Antonio, that San Antonio should be the new capital in Texas, that everyone should move to the San Antonio to strengthen the defenses of the missions and settlements there and that the Spanish should become friends with the Comanche to fight the Apache.
  • American Revolution begins

    American Revolution begins
    A time when the first 13 colonies came together to break free of the British Empire, combining to become the United States of America.
  • United States Gains Independence

    United States Gains Independence
    July 4, 1776 is the day the Declaration of Independence was signed. A total of 56 men signed the document including Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, John Hancock, Thomas Jefferson and many more. This day is also known as Independence Day which every American celebrates on July 4th, most people go to see fireworks and have parties.
  • U.S. Declaration of Independence

    U.S. Declaration of Independence
    Drafted by Thomas Jefferson between June 11 and June 28, 1776, the Declaration of Independence is the nation's most honored symbol of liberty. Each year America clebrates the day the nation was "born".
  • French Revolution begins

    French Revolution begins
    A time period of radical social and political catastrophe in France and Europe. The absolute monarchy that ruled France for centuries had collapsed in three years.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    Louisiana Purchase One of the biggest land deals in history. The United States paid about $15 million for 800,000 square miles of land. This purchase then doubled the size of the U.S.
  • Cry of Dolores

    Cry of Dolores
    Hidalgo issued a "Cry of Dolores" which was a cry for the end of Spanish Rule! Which then sparked a war for Mexican Independence.
  • Green Flag (Gutierrez-Magee Exp.)

    Green Flag (Gutierrez-Magee Exp.)
    Mexican-American filibustering expedition against Spanish Texas during the early years of the Mexican War of Independence. On April 6, he established the first Republic of Texas and adopted a Green Flag.
  • Battle of Medina

    Battle of Medina
    Battle of Medina The bloodiest battle ever fought on Texas land. This battle took place 20 miles south of San Antonio. Less than 100 people survived the violent attack.
  • James Long

    James Long
    He was the most well known filibuster, He wanted Texas to be a totally independent or apart of the U.S. When he died, it marked the end of the filibuster period in Texas
  • Panic of 1819

    Panic of 1819
    The first major financial crisis in the United States.
  • Mexican Independence

    Mexican Independence
    Conflict between Mexico people and Spanish authorities that started on September 16, 1810 and was later called the Mexican War of Independence. Mexico finally gained its independence from Spain in 1821.
  • The "Old Three Hundred" Colony

    The "Old Three Hundred" Colony
    The "Old Three Hundred" refers to the settlers who recieved land grants from Stephen F. Austin
  • Imperial Colonization Law

    Imperial Colonization Law
    Imperial Colonization Law This law allowed catholic immigrants to settle in Mexico, provided employment for agents, and defined the limits of immigrants and empresarios
  • Coahuila y Texas

    Coahuila y Texas
    A state that was created by the Mexican government in 1824 by combining Coahuila and Texas.
  • Constituion of 1824

    Constituion of 1824
    The first document for the newly independent Republic of Mexico.