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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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the texans
The Texans
  • Colonel William Travis
  • Jim Bowie
  • Davy Crockett
  • 180-250 men
  • 21 guns
colonel william travis jim bowie davy crockett
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
The Mexicans
  • General Antonio López de Santa Anna
  • 6,000 men
  • 20 guns
general antonio l pez de santa anna
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
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
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http://www.enchantedlearning.com/history/us/monuments/alamo/
  • http://www.thealamo.org/battle/battle.php
  • http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/qea02
  • Google images
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