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Mexico becomes a Republic (CEC)

The Mexican Empire L15

In this 15th Lesson in Texas History, we will take a look at the struggle to rebuild a tattered Mexico ravished by war, rebellion, and civil unrest. We will explore the rise to power of a short-lived Mexico Empire, follow up thereafter by a Mexican Republic nearly free from Spanish influence. Finally, we will take a look at Moses and Stephen F. Austin and their entrance into Texas History.

Learning Objectives for Lesson 15

  • How Mexico became an independent nation
  • About the First Mexican Empire
  • How Mexico became a Republic
  • About the Mexican Constitution of 1824
  • How The turmoil in Mexico impacted Stephen F. Austin’s plans to settle American families in Texas
  • About the OLD 300  

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