Severe drought made the Runaway Scrape more difficult for the Texans.
flooding not drought
The Texas government at Washington-on-the-Brazos named David Burnet as commander-in-chief of the Texas army in March of 1836.
Same Houston not David Burnet
Mirabeau Lamar commanded the Texas cavalry at the Battle of San Jacinto.
One of the Treaties of Velasco, signed after the Battle of San Jacinto, recognized Texas independence.
Martin Perfecto de Cós brought additional troops to the Mexican army just before the Battle of San Jacinto.
burned on Sam Houston’s order before he began his retreat
place where the Mexican army was prevented from crossing, so they turned south to capture the capita
city that donated “The Twin Sisters” to the Texan army
meeting place of the convention that named Sam Houston commander of the Texan army
place where the Texan army trained for about two weeks in April 1836
When did the Battle of San Jacinto take place?
Why did Sam Houston order the Texan army to retreat in March of 1836?
“The enemy are laughing you to scorn.... You must retreat no farther. The country expects you to fight. The salvation of the country depends on your doing so.”—President David G. Burnet, quoted in Sam Houston, by James L. Hale
To whom were David G. Burnet’s comments directed?
Which of the following was a major reason for the Texan success at the Battle of San Jacinto?
How did Sam Houston’s army change in the weeks between leaving Gonzales and reaching San Jacinto?
Why didn’t Antonio López de Santa Anna worry when his officers warned him that the Mexican army had taken up a poor position before the Battle of San Jacinto?