Lamar wanted Texas to stay an ____________________ country and expand Texas’ __________________________.
Used the Texas army to fight the _______________ for their land.
He built a _________________ to fight Mexico
He believed in government _______________, set aside land for public ______________, and moved the capital to ___________.
Because of this Texas fell deeper in ________________.
The Santa Fe Expedition 1841
Lamar sent the Santa Fe Expedition of around _________ men to __________ the city of Santa Fe and try to convince the people there they should be loyal to the _____________ Government.
The expedition was an attempt to gain control over the Santa Fe ________________ and control the New Mexico territory.
The Santa Fe expedition was a _______________. The Texans were attacked constantly by ____________, got _____________, and when they finally arrived in New Mexico a Mexican Army of 1,500 troops surrounded them and they were forced to _______________.
The prisoners were marched 2,000 miles to the Mexican city of Perote and held for a _____________________.
After being held _____________ in Texas and then being in exile in the United States, ____________________ is allowed to return to Mexico in 1838.
The Mexican Government had no use for him so he was forced to ___________________ to his hacienda. (Ranch)
But after _________________ invaded Mexico in the so called “Pastry War” Santa Anna was asked to lead the army again.
He led the Mexican forces to _____________ against the French. Santa Anna was wounded in the leg and eventually had to have his leg amputated. Exploiting his wounds with eloquent propaganda, Santa Anna came back to power.
He __________________ the presidency in 1838
Invasion of Texas
In response to the Santa Fe Expedition, in early March 1842 Santa Anna ordered his army to cross the _______________ and occupy San Antonio. After a few days they returned to Mexico.
In September the Mexican government was determined to keep the Texas frontier in turmoil. Santa Anna ordered Adrián Woll to attack ____________________ again and informed the Mexican Congress that he planned to _____________________ Texas.
President _________________ ordered the Texas Army to attack the _________________ Army.
The Texans defeated them at the Battle of _______________ and the Mexicans retreated back to Mexico.
During the battle 36 Texans were surrounded by Mexican cavalry and killed. This is know as the “_________________ Massacre”
The Archives War
As you probably guessed ______________ and _____________ were bitter rivals. So when Houston was elected President again in 1841 the last thing he wanted was to serve in “_____________ Capital.”
After the two brief Mexican invasions that captured San Antonio, (only 70 miles away from Austin) Houston decided Austin was _______________ and moved the capital to Washington-on-the-Brazos. (110 miles east)
President Houston ordered the removal of the Texas’__________ from Austin and assigned Texas Army Colonel Thomas Smith and Captain Eli Chandler to bring them to Washington-on-the-Brazos without bloodshed.
Smith and Chandler with a small group of soldiers entered _________________ in the dead of night on December 29, 1842.
As they loaded archives stored in the General Land Office Building into wagons, Angelina Eberly was awakened by the noise. She ran outside and fired a _________________, alerting the town that something was happening.
Smith and Chandler fled with three wagons full of archival material. The Soldiers were caught by a armed group from Austin and the archives were returned to Austin.
The Texas _______________ War ended without anyone getting hurt.