TEKS Expectation 7.3A

7.3A Describe the chain of events that led to the Texas Revolution, including the Fredonian Rebellion, the Mier y Terán Report, the Law of April 6, 1830, the Turtle Bayou Resolutions, and the arrest of Stephen F. Austin.
Belongs to Statement 7.3: The student understands how individuals, events, and issues related to the Texas Revolution shaped the history of Texas.

Teach this expectation using entries from our Handbook

Our Handbook entries are written by volunteer historians and professionals, reviewed by TSHA staff, vetted by scholars, and approved by the TSHA Chief Historian.


Teacher & Community Submitted Resources

Title
Letter from James Cramp, December 12, 1835
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 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 Wild and Vivid Land: An Illustrated History of the South Texas Border
A Witness to Westward Expansion
Alamo de Parras
Alamo Lesson Plan - 7th Grade
Almonte's Texas: Juan N. Almonte's 1834 Inspection, Secret Report and Role in the 1836 Campaign
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
Arnie Armadillo and the Texas Heroes - Samuel 'Sam' Houston
BATTLE FOR TEXAS: The Experience
Bell County: Map of the Grant to Juan Arocha, 1835
Bet You Didn't Know: Texas
Biographical Encyclopedia of Texas
Certificate of Land of the Galveston Bay and Texas Land Company, 1830
Certificate of Leftwich's Grant, 1825
Certified Copy of Stephen F. Austin's Second Empresario Contract
Colonial Challenges Austin Faced
Colonial Texas
Colonization Through Annexation
Comparing the American and Texas Revolutions
Constitution of the State of Coahuila and Texas (1827)
Constitution or Form of Government of the State of Texas (1833)
Contours of Discovery: Printed Maps Delineating the Texas and Southwestern Chapters in the Cartographic History of North America
Curriculum Guide for Teaching Texas History
Declaration of November 7, 1835
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
DeWitt's Colony
Documents of Texas History
Draft of letter from Valentin Gomez Farias to Crescencio Rejón
El Llano Estacado: Exploration and Imagination on the High Plains of Texas and New Mexico, 1536-1860
El Mesquite
Erasmo and Juan Seguin
Erasmo and Juan Seguin
Famous Gunfighters and Feuds
Financing the Texas Revolution
Fort Anahuac and the Texas Revolution
From San Antonio to the Panhandle: Texas Pioneer Women
Galveston: A History and a Guide
General Antonio López de Santa Anna
Gobierno Supremo del Estado libre de Coahuila y Tejas, Decree No. 250
Gone to Texas: the Story of the Texas Empresarios
Gone to Texas: The Story of the Texas Empresarios (Social Studies, Grade 7)
Green DeWitt
Guide for Lesson Plans: Excerpts from Curriculum Guide for Texas History
Handbook of African American Texas
Harriett Joseph
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 Alamo and of the Local Franciscan Missions
I Would Rather Sleep In Texas: A History of the Lower Rio Grande Valley and the People of the Santa Anita Land Grant
Image Gallery for the Curriculum Guide For Teaching Texas History
Imaginary Kingdom: Texas as Seen by the Rivera and Rubi Military Expeditions, 1727 and 1767
Immigration to Texas: Then and Now
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
John C. Logan Unit: Introductoin
John Charles Beales’s Rio Grande Colony: by Edward Ludecus, a German Colonist to Friends in Germany in 1833-1834 ...
José Domingo Ugartechea, Principal Commandant of Texas to Political Chief at San Felipe de Austin
Land and Liberty: The Saga of Sam McCulloch
Law of April 6, 1830
Law of April 6, 1830
Lesson Ideas for A Destined Conflict Lesson Plan
Letter from Jose Antonio Mexia to Lorenzo de Zavala, June 15, 1831
Letter from Jose Maria Viesca concerning the affairs of the colonization of the state of Coahuila and Texas, June 4, 1828
Letter from Jose Maria Viesca to Lorenzo de Zavala, May 12, 1828
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, October 11, 1834
Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to Valentin Gomez Farias, September 1, 1828
Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to Vicente Guerrero, September 1, 1827
Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to Ygnacio Martinez, September 26, 1828
Letter from Manuel Ordiera to Santa Anna, June 26, 1833
Letter from Manuel to Veramendi, September 30, 1829
Letter from Mariano Arizcorreta to Valentin Gomez Farias, August 6, 1833
Letter from Martin Perfecto de Cos to Political Chief of Nacogdoches, August 8, 1835
Letter from Martín Perfecto de Cos to Commandant General June 17th 1835
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, April 16, 1833
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, April 17, 1833
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, April 20, 1833
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, February 13, 1833
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, February 20, 1833
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, February 22, 1833
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, February 23, 1833
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, January 1, 1833
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, January 16, 1833
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, January 17, 1833
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, January 22, 1833
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, January 24, 1833
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, January 26, 1833
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, January 4, 1833
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, March 15, 1833
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, March 22, 1833
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, November 10, 1832
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, November 18, 1832
Letter from Miguel Ramos Arizpe to Lorenzo de Zavala, May 26, 1827
Letter from Moreau Forrest to Mary Forrest, Houston, Texas, August 23, 1837
Letter from Political Chief of Nacogdoches to Archivaldo Hopkins-January 16, 1835
Letter from Political Chief to Lorenzo Zavala-October 6, 1835
Letter from Santa Anna ordering retreat of the Mexican Army, April 22, 1836
Letter from Santa Anna to Zavala, April 18, 1829
Letter from Santa Anna to Zavala, August 24, 1829
Letter from Santa Anna to Zavala, July 18, 1829
Letter from Santa Anna to Zavala, July 22, 1829
Letter from Santa Anna to Zavala, July 24, 1829
Letter from Santa Anna to Zavala, July 29, 1829
Letter from Santa Anna to Zavala, June 18, 1829
Letter from Santa Anna to Zavala, March 10, 1829
Letter from Santa Anna to Zavala, May 6, 1829
Letter from Santa Anna, August 4, 1829
Letter from unknown person to Mexia, May 27, 1836
Letter from Zavala to Mexia, November 11, 1832
Lone Star Leadership Academy
Lorenzo de Zavala
Lorenzo de Zavala Online: Empresario, Statesman and Texas Revolutionary
Manifest Destiny and the Texas Revolution
Martin de Leon
Matamoros and the Texas Revolution
Memorial and Biographical History of Ellis County
Mexican Texas
Mexican Texas to Independence
Mexico’s Political Unrest
More Famous Gunfights and Locations
Moses and Stephen F. Austin in Texas
New Texas History Movies
Papers concerning Robertsons Colony in Texas, Volume 10
Polk orders American troops into disputed territory
Prehistoric Texas
Rangers and the Texas Revolution Lesson Plan (Grade 7)
Revista del Armamento y Montura que Marcha a la Capital de Monclova, 1835
Sam Houston
Sam Houston at San Jacinto
Sam Houston: American Statesman, Soldier, and Pioneer
Sam Houstons Texans
Santa Anna]s Manifesto of 1837 on the Texas Campaign
Sea of Mud: Mexican Army after San Jacinto
Sons of the DeWitt Colony, Texas
Spanish Missions of Texas
Spanish Missions of Texas Supplemental
Stephen F. Austin
Stephen F. Austin at the Texas State Cemetery
Stephen F. Austin in Texas
Stephen F. Austin: Empresario of Texas: Texas Talk Questions and Answers
Stephen Fuller Austin
Stories of Texas Women: Flag Makers of the Texas Revolution
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 Digital Newspaper Program
Texas Forts
Texas History Looping Cards
Texas History Movie
Texas History Practice Cards
Texas History Snippets Interactive Map: Roads and Places of the Texas Revolution
Texas Originals: Carlos E. Castañeda
Texas Originals: Clara Driscoll
Texas Originals: Mary Austin Holley
Texas Originals: Miriam "Ma" Ferguson
Texas Pioneer Women: Enterprising Women in the West
Texas Pioneer Women: Legacies
Texas Pioneer Women: Mexican Era
Texas Pioneer Women: Q&A
Texas Pioneer Women: Spanish Era
Texas Pioneer Women: Statehood Era
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: 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, An introduction, Part 1
Texas Talks: Bill O'Neal From the Alamo to San Jacinto, Questions and Answers
Texas Talks: Bill O'Neal on the Alamo Prepares for Battle, Part 2
Texas Talks: Bill O'Neal on the Battle of San Jacinto, Part 6
Texas Talks: Bill O'Neal on the Fall of the Alamo, Part 4
Texas Talks: BIll O'Neal on the Runaway Scrape, Part 5
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 and the Old Army
The Alamo in Myth and History
The Alamo: Movie Review and Student Handout
The Arrest of Stephen F. Austin and the Seeds of Texas Independence
The Ballad of the Alamo-Brian Burns
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 Goliad Massacre: 360° Web Film
The History of Greater Dallas and Vicinity, Vol. 1
The History of Texas: Or, the Emigrants, Farmers and Politicians Guide to the Character, Climate, Soil and Productions ...
The Houston Story
The Indian Papers of Texas and the Southwest, 1825-1916
The Joseph Bonnell Story (Long Version)
The Joseph Bonnell Story (Short Version)
The Memoirs of Santa Anna
The Path to Revolution
The Portable Handbook of Texas
The Saga of Sam McCulloch
The Samuel May Williams Home: The Life and Neighborhood of an Early Galveston Entrepreneur
The Seige of Bexar
The Spanish Missions in Texas
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: An Overview
The Turtle Bayou Resolutions
The US-Mexican War
Translation: Laws, Orders and Contracts, on Colonization, From January 1821, up to 1829
Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo
Turtle Bayou Resolutions
Two views on Texas Worksheet
William B.Travis and James Butler Bonham
Women Across Texas History
Women In Early Texas

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