The battle of the Alamo by Andrew Santella

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Published by Children"s Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.)

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  • Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.) -- Siege, 1836 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.) -- Siege, 1836.

About the Edition

The story of the March 5, 1836, battle at the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, when only 182 Texans fought thousands of Mexican soldiers in an unsuccessful attempt to gain independence from Mexico.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementAndrew Santella.
SeriesCornerstones of freedom
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF390 .S243 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL986055M
ISBN 100516202936
LC Control Number96024121
OCLC/WorldCa34996086

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More than million people visit the Alamo annually.*. the Alamo (ăl´əmō´) [Span.,=cottonwood], building in San Antonio, Tex., "the cradle of Texas liberty." Built as a chapel afterit is all that remains of the mission of San Antonio de Valero, which was founded in by Franciscans and later converted into a fortress.

Battle of the Alamo Battle of the Alamo, colour print by Percy Morgan, c. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. (Digital file no. cph 3g) Determined to punish the rebellious Texans, whom he viewed as pirates who deserved to be executed, Santa Anna mounted a campaign to demonstrate his power by exacting the same kind of retribution.

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A color guard carries flags from each state that lost people in the battle of the Alamo March 6, during the Annual Memorial Service at the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas.

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This book is filled with photographs, interesting facts, discussion questions, and more, to effectively engage young learners in such a significant re-telling of events. We get an observation of Colonel William B. Travis by a Mexican officer as he witnessed Travis' actions during the battle.

In his book With Santa Anna in Texas, Jose Enrique de la Pena, a Lieutenant Colonel in the Mexican army, described Travis as follows: "He would take a few steps and stop, turning his proud face toward us to discharge his shots; he fought like a true soldier.

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