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Moore's fight on the Guadalupe.
capture of Goliad.
Bowie's combat at conception mission.
Cos surrenders San Antonio.
the General Consultation of 1835.
Declaration of independence.
David G. Burnet.
Santa Anna invades Texas.
dissensions of colonists.
want of preparation.
William B. Travis.
the Thermopylae of Texas.
Santa Anna's advance.
conduct aected to a national convention, which, on the 2d day of March, 1836, declared Texts: a free, sovereign, and independent republic.
On the 17th of March a constitution was adopted, and an executive government, ad interim, appointed — of which David G. Burnet was President; Lorenzo de Zavala, Vice-President; Thomas J. Rusk, Secretary of War; and other distinguished Texans chiefs of the usual bureaux.
The President was a man of noble character-temperate but firm in opinion, tenacious of principle