Road to Revolution
by Ryland Mitchell period-4
Arrival of General Cos in Texas.
Cos was appointed commander of military forces in Texas in July 1835 and was sent there to disarm any rebellious citizens. He arrived in Texas on September 21, 1835 with 300 soldiers. Cos proceeded to the town of Goliad on October 1, then moved on to San Antonio Cos ordered the arrest of William b. Travis and any other rebel leaders.
Battle of Gonzales.
The Battle of Gonzales was the first military engagement of the Texas revolution. It was fought near Gonzales, Texas on October 2, 1835, between rebellious Texan settlers and a detachment of Mexican army troops.
Convention of 1836
The Convention of 1836 wrote the Texas Declaration of independence and the Constitution of the republic of Texas, organized the ad interim government, and named Sam Huston commander in chief of the military forces of the republic.