Leaders of the Texas Revolution

By Kizzy RIley

George Childress

George Childress was one of the most important people in the Texas Revolution. George Childress was the author of the Texas Deceleration of Independence.

Sam Houston

Sam Houston was a lawyer, congressmen, and senator. Most importantly he was a leader in the battle against Santa Anna. He is the one that made the decision to attack Santa while his troops were split in two.

"A leader win someone who helps improve the lives of other people or improve the system they live under." ~ Sam Houston


Sam Houston Waterloo Speach

Sam Houston Waterloo Speech

Juan Seguin

Juan Seguin was a provisional mayor in the battle of San Antonio and led a band of tejanos against Santa Anna's army in 1835. The next year he was at the Alamo for the first part, and survived only because he was sent to get reinforcements. He and his tejano company fought at the battle of San Jacinto, helping to defeat Santa Anna's army.


William B. Travis

William B. Travis commanded the Texas defenders during the Siege and Battle of the Alamo. Although a few reinforcements arrived before the Alamo fell, Travis and over 180 defenders gave their lives for Texas independence on 6 March 1836.


James Bowie

James Bowie was a leading participant in Battle of Concepcion and in the Grass Fight near San Antonio. William Travis And James shared authority during much of the Siege of the Alamo. Sadly pneumonia disabled Bowie, and he was confined to his cot at the time of his death on March 6, 1836 at the Battle of the Alamo.

David Crockett

David Crockett in one of the best known American folk hero. He was a leader in the Texas Revolution and was killed at the Battle of the Alamo in March.

"The enemy fought with savage fury, and met death with all its horrors, without shrinking or complaining: not one asked to be spared, but fought as long as they could stand or sit."

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Deguello de Crockett

James Fannin

In January of 1836, Fannin was appointed by the government as an agent to raise troops and money for the republic. In command of a regiment at Goliad, he received orders from Sam Houston on March 14 to retreat to Victora.

He arived with about of about 400 men, Fannin surrendered at the Battle of Coleto after being surrounded by the Mexican forces, and were taken back to Goliad. On order of

Antonio Lopes de Santa Anna, he was executed along with all of his men on 27 March 1836.