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the Native Americans and non-Spanish born), caused an uprising by the common people that was started by a Catholic priest in 1809. It would take 16 more years before Mexico had won its independence from Spain like the US had from Great Britain. The oppression from the Spanish born was so hated, that when the new country of Mexico created its Constitution, they decided to outlaw slavery completely in their new country. This was not a foreign idea. Some of the countries of Europe had already begun to do the same.
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The actual time of the battle was short, its events often vague or at least varied depending on the narrator’s perspective, and the arena for the battle was that of a Roman-Catholic mission. For the Mexican people, the Alamo would eventually lead, though perhaps not directly, to the severe reduction of their country’s lands and open the door to the Mexican-American War. For the Americans, the epic tale of the Alamo’s events would forge myths, convert men into legends, and serve as t... ... middle of paper ... ...d, Walter. 1961. A Time to Stand.
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Greedy for greater land, the Americans wanted to colonize the vacant land of Texas. Moses Austin, in an attempt to start a colony in Texas, asked Mexico for permission, and they responded positively to his son Stephen Austin due to Moses¡¯ unfortunate death (Sanchez 16). Soon the American¡¯s population rapidly grew into the tens of thousands and spread widely in the large frontier. However, Mexico, feeling apprehensive about such quick expansion, attempted to contain such growth. The Americans felt greatly unwelcomed and their distaste and dissatisfaction with the Mexico¡¯s law started to create a friction that would later bring about the Texas Independence.