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Armies of The Alamo. The Texans. Colonel William Travis Jim Bowie Davy Crockett 180-250 men 21 guns. Colonel William Travis, Jim Bowie & Davy Crockett. Crockett was American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier and politician. Travis was an American lawyer and soldier

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Armies of The Alamo


The Texans

  • Colonel William Travis

  • Jim Bowie

  • Davy Crockett

  • 180-250 men

  • 21 guns


Colonel William Travis, Jim Bowie & Davy Crockett

  • Crockett was American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier and politician

  • Travis was an American lawyer and soldier

  • He was a lieutenant colonel in the Texas Army

  • Bowie was a legendary figure in Texas history

  • American pioneer, soldier, smuggler, slave trader, and land speculator


The Mexicans

  • General Antonio López de Santa Anna

  • 6,000 men

  • 20 guns


General Antonio López de Santa Anna

  • A Mexican political leader, general, and president

  • Greatly influenced early Mexican and Spanish politics and government

  • Ruthless opponent by the Texans


The Battle

  • Battle in the fight for the independence of Texas from Mexico

  • Spanish troops occupied the abandoned building, calling it Alamo

  • Almost 200 Texan volunteers occupied the Alamo

  • After unsuccessfully defending the Alamo for 13 days against an army of thousands of Mexican soldiers, the Texans were overcome and defeated


  • http://www.enchantedlearning.com/history/us/monuments/alamo/

  • http://www.thealamo.org/battle/battle.php

  • http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/qea02

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