Essays Tagged: "Alamo"

How mexican american historians tell the history of america from a different perspective from the standard angle historian standpoint

ge that Texas gained its independence by defeating the Mexican army. In addition, we know about the Alamo, that's where the several Mexicans attacked and killed all the defenders in the Alamo such as ... nd Col. Travis. What is not known, or conveniently left out is the fact that these defenders of the Alamo were not these great, gallant souls in search of equity. They were nothing more than simple ro ...

(2 pages) 85 1 1.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This is a book report over 'Texas in Revolt' by Alwyn Barr. (the fight for San Antonio. Alamo)

xican forces numbering 650 men. Cos fortified the town plazas west of the San Antonio River and the Alamo, a former mission east of the stream.By the time the Texans camped along Salado Creek east of ... found little support among his officers.Cos then resumed defensive positions in San Antonio and the Alamo, while the Texans established camps on the river above and below the town and grew to an army ...

(4 pages) 55 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Sam Houston Biography - Outline for Oral Presentation to include intro, body, conclusion, transitions and references

directing forces, not actual battle. He wasn't at the Battle for San Antonio or the battles at the Alamo, but directed forces there. For those who don't know, the battle for San Antonio was won by a ... g drunk while the fighting went on, many of his men lost their loyalty for him. The massacre at the Alamo caused General Houston to initiate a march of vengeance on the Mexican Army. His loyalty was r ...

(5 pages) 87 0 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Biography of Davy Crockett and the battle of the Alamo.

y 8, he entered San Antonio and was very warmly received by Travis.On February 23, the siege of the Alamo began. There were at least 4000 Mexican troops and only 200 volunteers fighting for it. On the ... Gonzales arrived. There were now over 5000 professionally trained Mexican soldiers. Of course, the Alamo did not stand a chance against them and fell on March 6, along with Davy Crockett.During his l ...

(6 pages) 66 0 3.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Alamo

The Alamo is about the battle for San Antonio in 1835. The siege of Bexar (San Antonio) became the first ... December 1835 an army of Texan volunteers laid siege to a Mexican army in San Antonio de Bexar. The Alamo is a historic structure in the center of San Antonio. A famous battle was fought there from Fe ... ommand of the Mexican Army, approached San Antonio with his troops to fight the brave Texans at the Alamo.Colonel William Travis, Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie are names associated with American history ...

(5 pages) 99 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Alamo; Overall Summery Of The Alamo

The AlamoOriginally named Misión San Antonio de Valero, the Alamo served as home to missionaries ... ary stationed a cavalry unit at the former mission. The soldiers referred to the old mission as the Alamo (the Spanish word for "cottonwood") in honor of their hometown Alamo de Parras, Coahuila. The ... ila. The post's commander established the first recorded hospital in Texas in the Long Barrack. The Alamo was home to both Revolutionaries and Royalists during Mexico's ten-year struggle for independe ...

(2 pages) 28 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Importance of the Alamo

When many people think of Texas, they think of cowboys, Indians, but also some of them think of the Alamo. The Alamo is the most popular tourist attraction in Texas. A little more then 3 million visit ... mo is the most popular tourist attraction in Texas. A little more then 3 million visitors visit the Alamo every year. It's located in an ideal location, the heart of Texas, San Antonio. The history of ...

(4 pages) 49 0 4.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Alamo ..... This is about the "heros" or the main people in the alamo and what the alamo is about

The Alamo is about the battle for San Antonio in 1835. The siege San Antonio became the first major camp ... December 1835 an army of Texan volunteers laid siege to a Mexican army in San Antonio de Bexar. The Alamo is a historic structure in the center of San Antonio. A famous battle was fought there from Fe ... ommand of the Mexican Army, approached San Antonio with his troops to fight the brave Texans at the Alamo.Colonel William Travis, Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie are names associated with American history ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Alamo

Many movies have been made about the Texas Revolution, more specifically the Alamo. Most of them do a good job in portraying the fall of the Alamo but this version of The Alamo ... a's forces, Travis writes a letter to the Texans to ask for reinforcements. While the troops at the Alamo waited for relief, Santa Anna's troops continued to bombard the town with cannon shots. The mo ... ovie showed Santa Anna's persistence very well. In the movie, Santa Anna's troops finally storm the Alamo during the day but it was really stormed in the morning. Although this is detail was inaccurat ...

(2 pages) 34 1 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The history of Texas.

l of military to prevent the Texans' revolution. About 100 Texans defended their settlements at the Alamo. The unforgettable moment of Texans' inspired quote, 'Remember the Alamo!' made a large impact ... ent of Texans' inspired quote, 'Remember the Alamo!' made a large impact on Mexican soldiers in the Alamo. The vision of battle of San Jacinto was full of painful bloody violence. It overwhelmed the M ...

(4 pages) 42 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Junk or Jewel: It All Depends on You (Art Exhibit by Richard Stankiewicz)

ultural events this city had to offer besides rodeos, Country and Western concerts, or trips to the Alamo. My goals were, (1) to find something I thought I would enjoy rather than just going for the s ...

(4 pages) 38 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna

y things Santa Anna did. This report is about when Santa Anna became ruler of Mexico, took over the Alamo in Texas, and when he was captured a day after the battle of San Jacinto.In 1833, General Anto ... gainst them, the Texans refused to give up. Instead, they went to an old Spanish mission called the Alamo.Things weren't looking to good for the Texans. They were poorly equipped for battle. Supplies ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Battle Of The Alamo

The Alamo was the first site of the Texan war for independence against Mexico. On Feb. 3, 1836 a Mexican ... nd fifty-five Texans under the command of General William Travis fled from the Mexican force to the Alamo. The most important individuals were William Travis, Jim Booie, and Davy Crockett. Booie and T ... was a sharpshooter from Tennessee who came to Texas to help the Texans fight for independence. The Alamo had 155 volunteers and 15 civilians who included the wife of one of the defenders, several bla ...

(1 pages) 2579 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Texas Rangers

including Tao. At one point Mexican and Indian attacks were so bad that invaders would surround the Alamo and people would die every night. Texas was an independent republic and the commanche Indian t ...

(2 pages) 630 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Perfluorocarbons

ion yet true to history. In the middle of World War II, United State's scientists, stationed in the Alamo desert, struggled to develop the hydrogen bomb. To complete the bomb, they needed a chemical t ...

(6 pages) 2321 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Battle of Alamo

The Battle of the Alamo is the most celebrated military engagement in Texas history. The Alamo was originally called & ... ta Anna. Another one was William Barret Travis who achieved lasting distinction as commander at the Alamo. This battle was portrayed as the battle of patriotism sacrifice by Americans and by the Texan ... This battle was portrayed as the battle of patriotism sacrifice by Americans and by the Texans. The Alamo is considered to be the home of the missionaries and their Indian converts for nearly seventy ...

(2 pages) 14 1 3.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History