History of Texas

Texas Is Big

Battles in Texas

The battle of The Alamo in Texas 1836. Also The Battle of Valesco resulted in the first casualties in Texas relations with Mexico in 1832.



Historic people

First, Sam Houston, who was elected president in 1836, Leader of Battle of San Jacinto which defeated Santa Anna and sought Texas's Independence. Cabeza de Vaca who was shipwrecked on what he called the "Island of Misfortune" and later explored the Texas interior on his way to Mexico.

Historic places


Supplies, roads, and land

In the time of the the travel to Texas most people brought a wagon. Also you would need plenty of water to stay hydrated when you are in the hot desert sun. Then settlers took the Santa fe trail to Texas which was most commonly used.