Texas War of Independence (1835-1836)

The Alamo

The Alamo

The Texas War of Independence Began: October 2, 1835

The Texas War of Independence Ended: April 21, 1836

The Texas War of Independence Was Fought Between: Texas rebels vs. Mexican Government

The Texas War of Independence Also Involved: Officially, the United States was neutral in this war, but many American volunteers arrived in Texas to fight for the Texans.

The Texas War of Independence Resulted In: Texas victory and independence as a nation separate from Mexico.  About ten years later, Texas chose to become one of the United States, leading to War between Mexico and the United States.

Major Battles in the Texas War of Independence: The Alamo, Goliad, San Jacinto

Significant People in the Texas War of Independence: Santa Anna, Sam Houston, Stephen Austin, Davy Crockett, William Travis, Jim Bowie

Texas War of Independence Casualties:

Texas Casualties: 850 (approximately)

Mexican Casualties: 2,500 (approximately)