BC: Texas is a fascinating state. Explore Texas and learn more about our history.
1: Some important facts about Texas history
3: Stephen F. Austin Born November 3, 1793 - Died December 27, 1836 Known as the father of Texas Led the first successful colonization of Texas. Brought in 300 families
5: Davy Crockett Born in Tennessee 1786. Served in the Creek Wars Went on to serve Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives. Disagreements there led him to Texas, where he was killed in the Battle of the Alamo in 1836
7: General Santa Ana Born in Mexico on February 21, 1794 In 1833 he was elected president of Mexico and served over 22 years. He declared himself a dictator. He was captured in the battle of SanJacinto, but allowed to return to Mexico
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