the texas revolution

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Have you ever done something solely to build or save your pride? In the Texas Revolution a strong and proud general named Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna tightened control over Texas in order to repopulate Texas with Mexicans, since the dominating race had become non- Mexicans. This war started out as small isolated clashes, but eventually broke out into full-scale rebellion. In order to end these frequent revolts, Santa Anna led his several thousand Mexican …

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…have more than 1,850 casualties; over a war that could have been stopped or resolved at the beginning when the first isolated attacks began! This shows me that there obviously was an immense pride issue, with both Santa Anna and the Texans. In conclusion, The Mexicans started and won the first battle, dominating the war. Although, the Texans came back 6 weeks later to redeem themselves and take home both their freedom and independence from the Mexicans.