Both groups agreed to attend the Consultation.
Pro-war Groups wanted to restore the Constitution of 1824.
Pro-peace groups supported the Mexican government.
Pro-war groups wanted independence from Mexico.
Texas would defend its independence at any cost.
Texas would declare its independence if the Constitution was not restored.
All U.S. settlers would leave Texas if Mexico did not grant its independence.
Texas would no longer pay taxes to Mexico.
To petition Washington for diplomatic support?
To encourage American Indians to fight for Texas.
To recruit army volunteers and to raise money.
To recruit settlers to come to Texas.
Governor of Texas
President of Texas
Commander in Chief of the Army
Congressman to Texas
He was not recognized in Texas as the true Commander in Chief of the Army.
There was no regular army in Texas, just volunteers.
He had no power to organize an army in Texas.
He had no money to pay volunteers to fight for Texas.
The Cherokee were hostile toward the settlers.
The settlers forced the Cherokee to move out.
The Cherokee agreed to remain neutral.
The Cherokee sided with the Mexicans in the conflict.
Davy Crockett fought on his side.
The Texans were unprepared for a Mexican advance.
He led nearly 60,000 soldiers into battle.
The Texan army was suffering from an outbreak of yellow fever.
The Texas troops were ill prepared to fight the Mexicans.
Its defenses had been improved to provide protection from American Indian attacks.
It was strategically located along the Old San Antonio Road.
San Antonio would be one of the first locations the Mexican troops reached.
No survivors would be left
Retreat to San Felipe de Austin
Attack the enemy
He was afraid he would die in the ditches
Bowie believed Texas would fall to the enemy
He was willing to die trying to defend it
Bowie did not believe Texas could be saved
Strengthening plaza walls
Placing 21 cannons around the Alamo
Increasing the number of volunteer troops to 1,000.