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1. A representative who went to Mexico City with a proposed state constitution that would have kept Texas as part of Mexico was arrested and held for several months from 1833 to 1835 after he wrote a letter saying Texas should just declare statehood unilaterally. His name was Stephen F. _____.
2. On October 1, 1835, Mexican troops went to the town of Gonzales outside San Antonio and set off what is generally seen as the initial battle of the Texas revolution. Why did they go there?
3. Who did the new provincial government that formed in Gonzales elect to be the commander in chief of the regular Texas army?
4. After the new Texian (the term for the US citizens that moved to Mexico) army moved to lay siege to the Mexican army in San Antonio, who commanded the main assault on the town?
5. A desire to attack and capture what city led to a major dispute within the Texas provisional government?
6. There were non combattants at the Alamo that survived the battle and were freed afterward, including the wife and infant daughter of a Texan army officer. Which officer was it?
7. The army at Goliad attempted to come to the aid of the forces at the Alamo.
8. The Texas declaration of independence was signed in a location called Washington on the ______.
9. What was the Mexican army doing when the Texan army attacked at the battle of San Jacinto?
10. Did the Republic of Texas and Mexico ever ratify a peace treaty?
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