What was the Battle of San Jacinto (1836)?

Introduction The Battle of San Jacinto (Spanish: Batalla de San Jacinto), fought on 21 April, 1836, in present-day Houston, Texas, was the decisive battle of the Texas Revolution (1835-1836). Led by General Samuel Houston, the Texan Army engaged and defeated General Antonio López de Santa Anna’s Mexican army in a fight that lasted just 18… Read More

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What was the Texas Revolution (1835-1836)?

Introduction The Texas Revolution (02 October 1835 to 21 April 1836) was a rebellion of colonists from the United States and Tejanos (Texas Mexicans) in putting up armed resistance to the centralist government of Mexico. While the uprising was part of a larger one, the Mexican Federalist War, that included other provinces opposed to the… Read More