James Bowie's timeline

Timeline created by simsjr
  • James Bowie is born

    James Bowie is born
    no one knows when or where he was born.
  • James Bowie's family moves to Missouri

    James Bowie's family moves to Missouri
  • he moves to Louisiana

    he moves to Louisiana
    his father secured a flatboat and rowed down the Missippi river and landed inside the borders of Louisiana
  • the first republic of Texas

    the first republic of Texas
    in 1819 it was crushed by rebels
  • Mexico declares independence from Spain

    Mexico declares independence from Spain
  • James Bowie kills Norris Wright in the Sandbar Fight

    James Bowie kills Norris Wright in the Sandbar Fight
    This fight made him and his knife really famous
  • James Bowie leaves Louisiana and moves to Texas

    James Bowie leaves Louisiana and moves to Texas
  • James Bowie marries Maria Ursula Veramendi

    James Bowie marries Maria Ursula Veramendi
    she was called Ursula
  • James and Rezin Bowie,7 other men,and 2 servant boys repel 164 native americans near the San Saba River

    James and Rezin Bowie,7 other men,and 2 servant boys repel 164 native americans near the San Saba River
    only one Texan died and one man was injured
  • Ursula Bowie dies

    Ursula Bowie dies
    James bowie almost goes into a relapse
  • Santa Anna declares himself dictator of Mexico

    Santa Anna declares himself dictator of Mexico
    he called himself "Napoleon of the West
  • Texans at Gonzales attack the mexicans

    Texans at Gonzales attack the mexicans
    one man died in the battle
  • James Bowie defeated a small Mexican force at mission Espada

    James Bowie defeated a small Mexican force at mission Espada
    the mexicans retreated to Bexar
  • Bowie and 20 other men captured 300 soldados

    Bowie and 20 other men captured 300 soldados
    Stephen F. Austin was happy that they did it with minimum bloodshead
  • The Grass Fight occurs

    The Grass Fight occurs
    the Texans thought a Mexican train was full of treasure and ammunition but it was really filled with food for starving farm animals
  • James Bowie dies at the Alamo

    James Bowie dies at the Alamo
    he was sick in bed during the attack by the Mexicans and every Texan in that battle
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    The Texas War of Independence

    Texas gained independence from Mexico