Mexican Independence Timeline

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  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    Treaty of Paris of 1763 The Treaty of Paris was a treaty that required Spain and France to officially give territiory to Britain. It ended the war against the French and Indians. This caused France to have no land left on the mainland of North America. Britain and Spain became the European powers on the continent.
  • Marques de Rubi Report

    Marques de Rubi Report
    The Marques de Rubi Report The Marques de Rubi Report is to protect De Rubi's frontier. Marques de Rubi suggested running a line of 15 forts about 100 miles apart from california to Texas. He also reccomended Spain should leave all missions and presidios except for La Bahia and San Antonio, San Antonio should be the capital of Texas instead of Los Adaes, and a few others.
  • American Revolution Begins

    American Revolution Begins
    American Revolution The American Revolution was when the thirteen colonies in North America combined to break free from the British, and became United States of America.
  • United States gained Independence

    United States gained Independence
    History of United States When the United States gained Independence from Great Britain, it became an independent country and created a new constitution, and made the Declaration of Independence. George Washington became the first president.
  • French Revolution Begins

    French Revolution Begins
    The French Revolution Begins The French Revolution started because the poor were angry at the King Louis XVI. The King needed money to pay off the debts of France, so to do that he taxed the unwealthy citizens. After all the poor teamedup against the wealthy, they won.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    Louisiana Purchase In 1800, Spain was forced to give back the territory of Louisiana, but 3 years later the United States bought it for 15 million dollars and it doubled the size of the United States.
  • Cry of Delores

    Cry of Delores
    Cry of Delores A leader of one of the rallying groups in Dolores, Mexico named Father Miguel Hidalgo was planning a revolt against Spain. The cry of Delores became known as the battle cry of the Mexican War for Independence.
  • Green Flag Gutierrez-Magee Expedition

    Green Flag Gutierrez-Magee Expedition
    Green Flag (Gutierrez-Magee Exp.) The Green Flag from the Gutierrez-Magee Expedition(The Mexican- American battle agains Spanish Texas) fight was to symbolize establishing the first Republic of Texas because the Republican army drafted a declaration of Independence. Gutierrez de Lara was one of Father Hidalgo's supporters. After he got to Texas, he decided to break Texas free from it's Spanish rule.
  • Battle of Medina

    Battle of Medina
    Battle of Medina The Battle of Medina took place near the Medina River, and it was a part of the Mexican War of Independece. Gutierrez was a filibuster who took the effort to free Texas from Spain, and that was why The Battle of Medina took place.
  • James Long

    James Long
    James Long The filibuster James Long is another man who tried to free Taxas from Spain. James was also elected president of his followers. After he invaded Texas by sea, the Spanish troops caught him and his people and forced him to surrender. He was killed by a guard when he was taken to Mexico City.
  • Panic of 1819

    Panic of 1819
    The Panic of 1819 The Panic of 1819 was United States' first major financial crisis. In the past, international causes led to crises, however, the Panic of 1819 originated within the US economy. This crisis led to new financial policies.
  • The “Old Three Hundred” Colony

    The “Old Three Hundred” Colony
    The "Old Three Hundred" Colony The "Old Three Hundred" Colony was a settlement near present day Brenham, Texas. It was made up of 297 people who bought 307 parcels of land from Stephen F. Austin.
  • Mexican Independence

    Mexican Independence
    Mexican Independence Father Miguel Hidalgo started a revolt against the Spanish rule because he no longer wanted to be enslaved by Spain. WEhen the Spanish and Catholic church joined in, Spain was defeated and Mexico became independent.
  • Imperial Colonization Law

    Imperial Colonization Law
    Imperial Colonization Law The Imperial Colonization Law invited Catholic immigrants to settle in Mexico.
  • Coahuila y Texas

    Coahuila y Texas
    Coahuila y Tejas Coahuila y Tejas was one of the United Mexican States which later split, and one part became Texas of the United Staes.
  • Constitution of 1824

    Constitution of 1824
    Constitution of 1824 The Constitution of 1824 was the Republic of Mexico's first document which invited DeWitt to emigrate to the Republic. Lorenzo de Zavala was the first signer and first Vice-President of the Republic of Texas who approved the Constitution.