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The Alamo & The Mexican War. Who Were Moses & Stephen Austin ?. 1821 - Moses Austin Settled 300 Families in Texas with Permission from Spain. 1821 – Mexico gains Independence from Spain Moses dies Left Everything to his son Stephen Austin. THE DEFENDERS. The Alamo.

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The alamo the mexican war

The Alamo & The Mexican War


The alamo the mexican war

Who Were Moses & Stephen Austin?

  • 1821 - Moses Austin Settled 300 Families in Texas with Permission from Spain.

  • 1821 – Mexico gains Independence from Spain

  • Moses dies

  • Left Everything to his son Stephen Austin


The alamo the mexican war

THE DEFENDERS

The Alamo

13 Days – Feb-Mar 1836

Davey Crockett

Age: 49

Politician – Tenn

FrontiersmanSoldier

William Travis

Age: 26Commander of the Alamo

Jim Bowie

Age: 39FrontiersmanSoldier


The attacker

Rememberthe Alamo!

The Attacker

General Antonio Lopez De Santa Anna

Sam Houston Defeats Santa Anna @ Battle of San Jacinto


The mexican war 1846 1848

The Mexican War (1846-1848)

  • Caused by America’s Manifest Destiny

  • Texas Independent Since 1836

  • Border in Dispute

  • Texas Becomes a State 1845

  • 1846 Congress Declares War on Mexico

  • 1848 Americans WinTreaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo


The alamo the mexican war

Results of Mexican American War

  • Mexico Sells Mexican Western Territory to U.S.

1853


The alamo the mexican war

The U.S. Completes its Manifest Destiny


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