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This hasty escape, known as the Runaway Scrape, cost many colonists their lives. Panicked and traveling in heavy rains, they tried to cross dangerously swollen rivers. Many drowned while others caught terrible diseases. Santa Anna followed closely on their heels, crushing everything in his path. Sam Houston assembled the male settlers into an army that could challenge Santa Anna. More than 200 of the men came from Gonzales. They had intended to help defend the Alamo but didn’t get there in time.

Support. He was made secretary of state to the Republic of Texas but died several months later. Houston, Sam (1793–1863) - In the early 1830s, Houston traveled to Texas and found the land of promise. During the Texas Revolution he served as commander-in-chief of the Texas army. He will always be remembered for his defeat of Santa Anna at the Battle of San Jacinto. Sam Houston was twice elected president of the Republic of Texas. 42 Santa Anna, General Antonio López de (1794–1876) - Santa Anna led the Mexican army during the Texas Revolution.

February 23, 1836 General Santa Anna’s army arrives outside San Antonio and begins its siege of the Alamo. March 2, 1836 The Texas Declaration of Independence is signed at Washington-on-the-Brazos. March 6, 1836 Mexican forces overwhelm and take the Alamo. March 27, 1836 Some 350 Texans are executed at Goliad. April 21, 1836 Santa Anna is captured at the Battle of San Jacinto. December 29, 1845 The United States admits Texas into the Union as the twenty-eighth state. html Show What You Know 1. Which nation was Texas fighting for its independence?

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