TEKS Expectation 4.3A

4.3A Analyze the causes, major events, and effects of the Texas Revolution, including the Battle of the Alamo, the Texas Declaration of Independence, the Runaway Scrape, and the Battle of San Jacinto.
Belongs to Statement 4.3: The student understands the importance of the Texas Revolution, the Republic of Texas, and the annexation of Texas to the United States.

Teacher & Community Submitted Resources

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Letter from James Cramp, December 12, 1835
#100 Circular to the Public from Council
1857 Petition by Heirs
1861 Petition by Heirs
A History of Smith County, Texas
A History of Trinity County Texas, 1827 to 1928
A Memorial and Biographical History of Navarro, Henderson, Anderson, Limestone, Freestone and Leon Counties, Texas
A New History of Texas for Schools -1895
A Pictorial History of Texas, from the Earliest Visits of European Adventurers, to A.D. 1879
A Revolution Rembered: The Memoirs and Selected Correspondence of Juan N. Seguin
A Southern Community in Crisis: Harrison County, Texas, 1850-1880
A Texas Scrap-book
A Texas Scrap-Book: Made Up of the History, Biography, and Miscellany of Texas and Its People
A Thumb-nail History of the City of Houston, Texas, from Its Founding in 1836 to the Year 1912
A Wild and Vivid Land: An Illustrated History of the South Texas Border
A Witness to Westward Expansion
Accompaniment to Mitchells New Map of Texas, Oregon, and California, With the Regions Adjoining
Adairs Texas Pictorial Handbook
Almonte's Texas: Juan N. Almonte's 1834 Inspection, Secret Report and Role in the 1836 Campaign
Almontes Texas: Juan N. Almontes 1834 Inspection, Secret Report, and Role in the 1836 Campaign
An Authentic Account of the Battle of San Jacinto
Annexation Debate to State
Annotated Typescript of Biography of Galveston Founder Michel Branamour Menard
Arnie Armadillo and the Texas Heroes - Samuel 'Sam' Houston
Austin Treasures-Online Exhibits
Battle flag said to have been captured from Santa Anna at San Jacinto
Battle of San Jacinto
Battle of San Jacinto
Battle of the Alamo
Bet You Didn't Know: Texas
Biographical Encyclopedia of Texas
Biography of José Antonio Navarro / Written by an Old Texan.
Biography of Lorenzo de Zavala taken from book by Francisco Sosa titled: Biografias de Mexicanos Distinguidos
Biography of Private Alfonso Steele
Black Bean Episode
Celtaire String Band - Living History through Music & the Military
Certified Copy of Stephen F. Austin's Second Empresario Contract
Circular from the Committee of Safety of the Jurisdiction of Austin
Colonial Challenges Austin Faced
Contours of Discovery: Printed Maps Delineating the Texas and Southwestern Chapters in the Cartographic History of North America
Convention of 1836
Copy of letter from Zavala to Mexia, May 26, 1836
Crane County Courthouse
DeWitt Colony Papers: Documents and Correspondence for 1829 - 1834
DeWitt Colony Papers: Documents and Correspondence for 1835
DeWitt Colony Papers: Documents and Correspondence for 1836
Discourse on Slavery and the Annexation of Texas
Documents of Texas History
Donated Maps Help Save Texas History and Illustrate Early American Independence
Early Days in Texas
El Mesquite
Election Returns
Elizabeth Craw Diary, 1833-1841
Famous Gunfighters and Feuds
Fannins Fight
Financing the Texas Revolution
Formal statement regarding colonization of families in Texas, March 19, 1836
Freiheitskampf in Texas im Jahr 1836
From San Antonio to the Panhandle: Texas Pioneer Women
Giants of Texas History Online Exhibit
Goliad Campaign of 1836
Goliad Massacre
Gone to Texas: the Story of the Texas Empresarios
Gone to Texas: The Story of the Texas Empresarios (Social Studies, Grade 4)
Ground plan of Fort Defiance, La Bahia Mission
Guide for Lesson Plans: Excerpts from Curriculum Guide for Texas History
Handbook of African American Texas
Handbook of Texas Online
Heritage, Volume 4 2007
Historical Map Collection
History of Texas: from Its First Settlement in 1685 to Its Annexation to the United States in 1846, Volume 1
History of the Revolution in Texas
Houstons Account of San Jacinto to David Burnett
How Texas Got Its Shape
I Would Rather Sleep In Texas: A History of the Lower Rio Grande Valley and the People of the Santa Anita Land Grant
Introduction to Stephen F. Austin
Introduction to the Tavern Stage of Texas Gunfights
Introduction to the Tavern Stage of Texas Gunfights
James Bowie's Mexican Land Grant Application, 1830
Lampasas County Courthouse
Law of April 6, 1830
Lesson Ideas for A Destined Conflict Lesson Plan
Letter from Baradere to Valentin Gomez Farias, April 2, 1836
Letter from Burnet to Zavala April 22nd 1836
Letter from Casanueva to Zavala, November 27, 1830
Letter from Frank Johnson to Julia Zavala, July 24, 1882
Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala Jr. to unknown person, enclosed with letter to W.E. Hutchison, July 1, 1879
Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to Burnet-September 11, 1836
Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to Guadalupe Victoria, August 31, 1828
Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to Guadalupe Victoria, September 26, 1828
Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to his son, May 28, 1836
Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to Jose Maria Gallegos, January 03, 1830
Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to Juan de Dios Canedo, August 31, 1828
Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to Juan de Dios Canedo, September 1, 1828
Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to Laisne de Vildeveque, January 30, 1830
Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to Valentin Gomez Farias, July 7, in person, May 07, 1828
Letter from Moreau Forrest to Mary Forrest, Houston, Texas, August 23, 1837
Letter from Santa Anna ordering retreat of the Mexican Army, April 22, 1836
Letter from Zavala to Mexia, May 26, 1836
Life of Lorenzo de Zavala by Mary Jane Harris Briscoe
Lone Star Leadership Academy
Making Cents of Independence
Matamoros and the Texas Revolution
McKinney Falls: The Ranch Home of Thomas F. McKinney, Pioneer Texas Entrepreneur
Memorial and Biographical History of Ellis County
Memorias para la historia de la guerra de Tejas, Vol. 1
Memorias para la historia de la guerra de Tejas, Vol. 2
Mexican Americans In Texas History: Selected Essays
Mexican Texas to Independence
Military Maps of the Texas Revolution
Mind Missions - 4th grade workbook
Mirabeau B. Lamar Travel Journal, 1835
More Famous Gunfights and Locations
Moses and Stephen F. Austin in Texas
New Texas History Movies
Notable Texas Landmarks
Opinion de Don Lorenzo de Zavala
Ordinances and Decrees of the Consultation
Peg Leg: The Improbable Life of a Texas Hero, Thomas William Ward, 1807-1872
Photo of Battle of San Jacinto Survivors
Photo of Survivors of Battle of San Jacinto
Photograph of veterans of the Texas Revolution in 1836
Polk orders American troops into disputed territory
Proceedings of a Meeting of the Citizens of Nashville, Tenn., in favor of Recognizing the Independence of Texas
Proclamation of Sam Houston, A Call for Volunteers, December 12, 1835
Refugio Mission
Remember Goliad! A History of La Bahia
Remember the Alamo, 1836
Republic of Texas
Revista del Armamento y Montura que Marcha a la Capital de Monclova, 1835
Sam Houston
Sam Houston at San Jacinto
Sam Houston Museum-Virtual Tour
Sam Houston's Copy of His Official Report of the Battle of San Jacinto
Sam Houston's Notes Before San Jacinto, April 19, 1836
Sam Houston: American Statesman, Soldier, and Pioneer
Sam Houstons Texans
San Jacinto Monument
Santa Anna's Battle Flag
Sea of Mud: The Retreat of the Mexican Army after San Jacinto, An Archeological Investigation
Sons of the DeWitt Colony, Texas
Stagecoaching in Texas
Stephen F. Austin
Stephen F. Austin in Texas
Stories of Texas Women: Flag Makers of the Texas Revolution
Sworn statement prepared by Elijah Stapp
Tejanos Through Time - TSHA ebook
Texas 175: A Dozen Documents That Made A Difference
Texas and the Texans; or, Advance of the Anglo-Americans to the South-West; including a history of leading events in Mexico
Texas Declaration of Independence
Texas Digital Newspaper Program
Texas Digital Newspaper Program
Texas Forts
Texas History Coloring Book
Texas History Mini-Qs from The DBQ Project
Texas History Movie
Texas History Snippets Interactive Map: Roads and Places of the Texas Revolution
Texas History Stories, Number 4: The Alamo, Remember Goliad, Story of San Jacinto.
Texas Navy
Texas Originals: Albert Horton Foote Jr.
Texas Originals: Amon G. Carter
Texas Originals: Charles Goodnight
Texas Originals: Dominique and John De Menil
Texas Originals: Edna Ferber
Texas Originals: Héctor P. García
Texas Originals: Ima Hogg
Texas Originals: John Biggers
Texas Originals: Jovita González
Texas Originals: Minnie Fisher Cunningham
Texas Originals: Norris Wright Cuney
Texas Originals: Oveta Culp Hobby
Texas Originals: Sam Houston
Texas Originals: Stephen F. Austin
Texas Originals: Susanna Dickinson
Texas Pioneer Women: Enterprising Women in the West
Texas Pioneer Women: Legacies
Texas Pioneer Women: Q&A
Texas Pioneer Women: Spanish Era
Texas Pioneer Women: Statehood Era
Texas Revolution
Texas Talk with State Historian of Texas Bill O'Neal: Gunslingers in Texas
Texas Talk: Dr. Gregg Cantrell Speaks on Stephen F. Austin's Early Life
Texas Talks with Dr. Frank de la Teja: Q and A about Spanish Texas
Texas Talks with Dr. Frank de la Teja: Q&A about Spanish Texas
Texas Talks with Dr. Frank de la Teja: Q&A about Spanish Texas
Texas Talks with Dr. Frank de la Teja: Spanish Missions in Texas
Texas Talks with Dr. Frank de la Teja: Spanish Missions in Texas
Texas Talks with Dr. Gregg Cantrell Stephen F. Austin: Empresario of Texas: Full Texas Talk
Texas Talks with the State Historian of Texas Bill O'Neal: Conclusion
Texas Talks with the State Historian of Texas Bill O'Neal: Question and Answers
Texas Talks: Bill O'Neal From the Alamo to San Jacinto, Questions and Answers
Texas Talks: Bill O'Neal on the Battle of San Jacinto, Part 6
Texas Talks: Billl O'Neal From the Alamo to San Jacinto, Full Webinar
Texas Talks: Gregg Dimmick discusses the Tensions Regarding the Returning of the Gonzales' Cannon.
Texas Talks: Talking Tejano History, Companias Volantes, Part 4
Texas Talks: Talking Tejano History, Emma Tenayuca, Part 5
Texas Talks: Talking Tejano History, Jose de la luz Saenz, Part 3
Texas Talks: Talking Tejano History, Mexican Independence, Part 6
Texas Talks: Talking Tejano History, The Tejano Monument, Part 2
Texas Talks: Talking Tejano History, The TSHA Handbook of Tejano History, Part 1
The Alamo
The Alamo
The Alamo and the Old Army
The Alamo in Myth and History
The Alamo-Remembering Through Education (4th grade packet)
The Alamo: Building a Scale Model (4th grade)
The Alamo: Movie Review and Student Handout
The Ballad of the Alamo-Brian Burns
The Battle of San Jacinto
The Battle of San Jacinto
The Battle of the Alamo
The Battle-Field of San Jacinto: An Historical Sketch
The Bona Fide Original Real Texas Calendar
The Declaration with Plan and Powers of the Provisional Government of Texas (1836)
The Encyclopedia of Texas, Volume 1
The Evolution of Early "Six Shooter" Technology
The Evolution of Firearm Combat from Horseback
The Fall of the Alamo; an Historical Drama in Four Acts; Concluded by an Epilogue Entitled, the Battle of San Jacinto
The Goliad Massacre
The Goliad Massacre: 360° Web Film
The History of Greater Dallas and Vicinity, Vol. 1
The Houston Story
The Joseph Bonnell Story (Short Version)
The Long Expedition
The Memoirs of Santa Anna
The Samuel May Williams Home: The Life and Neighborhood of an Early Galveston Entrepreneur
The Seige of Bexar
The Story of Corpus Christi
The Story of Texas Edcator Guide: Second Floor - Building the Lone Star Identity
The Texas Revolution
The Texas Revolution
The Texas Revolution
The Treaties of Velasco
The Turtle Bayou Resolutions
The US-Mexican War
The Yellow Stone
Translation: Laws, Orders and Contracts, on Colonization, From January 1821, up to 1829
Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo
True Veterans of Texas. An Account of the Battle of San Jacinto.
Tyranny on the Southern Plains: Remember the Alamo
Veteran Bond
Veterans of the Mexican War (Texas Revolution)
When Texas Was Young
William B.Travis and James Butler Bonham
William Barret Travis & Letter from the Alamo, 1836
William Barret Travis's Letter from the Alamo, February 24, 1836
William Pitt Ballinger: Texas Lawyer, Southern Statesman, 1825-1888
Women In Early Texas

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