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Unformatted text preview: and become part of the United States. Afraid of revolt, Mexico closed Texas to American immigration and made Texans pay taxes. The government also sent out Mexican troops to watch over the area. When General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna , the president of Mexico, heard from Austin that if changes were not made they would revolt, it was war. The Texas army was tiny and small. Sam Houston headed it. The major battle was the Battle of the Alamo . Because Texans ran out of ammunition, they were all killed. Many Texans fled eastward. Houstons army though grew in size as Tejanos joined. In the next battle, the Battle of San Jacinto , Houston killed half of the OTHER STUFF Games Defeat the Mexican Army as fast as you can! Matching! Color in pictures and connect the dots Pictures Other sites Texas State Information After the Texas Revolution Important Events in U.S History How many people have visited this site before you: 8 2...
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