slide1 l.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
University of North Texas Libraries PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
University of North Texas Libraries

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 30

University of North Texas Libraries - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 309 Views
  • Uploaded on

See a rough outline of the Alamo mission in 1836. Primary Source Adventures: Remember The Alamo. H. K. Yoakum. History of Texas: From its first settlement in 1685 to its annexation to the United States in 1846, Vol. 2 (NY: Redfield, 1855) . University of North Texas Libraries.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'University of North Texas Libraries' - jaden


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
slide1

See a rough outline of the Alamo mission in 1836

Primary

Source

Adventures:

Remember

The Alamo

H. K. Yoakum. History of Texas: From its first settlement in 1685 to its annexation to the

United States in 1846, Vol. 2 (NY: Redfield, 1855)

University of North Texas Libraries

slide2

See photos of the Alamo in 1901.

Primary

Source

Adventures:

Remember

The Alamo

E.G. Littlejohn. Texas Stories: The Alamo, Remember Goliad,

Story of San Jacinto, No.4. (Richmond: B.F. Johnson Publishing Company, 1901).

University of North Texas Libraries

slide3

Examine the plan of Alamo; note

the size of the area which Travis and

his men were responsible for defending.

Primary

Source

Adventures:

Remember

The Alamo

Homer S. Thrall. A Pictorial History of

Texas: From the Earliest Visits of

European Adventurers, to AD 1879.

(St. Louis, Missouri, 1879)

University of North Texas Libraries

slide4

Note the interior well Alamo defenders used throughout the siege,

preventing Santa Anna from denying the Texans water

Primary

Source

Adventures:

Remember

The Alamo

“The Well at the Alamo.” The Portal to Texas History,

http://texashistory.unt.edu/permalink/meta-pth-3608

University of North Texas Libraries

slide5

Read about one of the small skirmishes that occurred during the siege.

Primary

Source

Adventures:

Remember

The Alamo

H. K. Yoakum. History of Texas: From its first settlement in 1685 to its annexation to the

United States in 1846, Vol. 2 (NY: Redfield, 1855)

University of North Texas Libraries

slide6

Read about the Mexican bombardment of the Alamo and the Texan defensive measures.

Primary

Source

Adventures:

Remember

The Alamo

H. K. Yoakum. History of Texas: From its first settlement in 1685 to its annexation to the

United States in 1846, Vol. 2 (NY: Redfield, 1855)

University of North Texas Libraries

slide7

See Colonel William B. Travis’s

original letter from the Alamo

on 24 February 1836, the second

day of the siege.

Travis letter page one,

courtesy ofthe Texas State Library

And Archives Commission

Primary

Source

Adventures:

Remember

The Alamo

University of North Texas Libraries

slide8

Read the text version of the Travis letter.

Primary

Source

Adventures:

Remember

The Alamo

Text Version courtesy of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/treasures/republic/alamo/travis-02.html

University of North Texas Libraries

slide9

Travis letter page two,

courtesy ofthe Texas State

Library And Archives Commission

Primary

Source

Adventures:

Remember

The Alamo

See Colonel William B. Travis’s

original letter from the Alamo

On 24 February 1836, the second

day of the siege.

University of North Texas Libraries

slide10

Read the text version of the Travis letter.

Primary

Source

Adventures:

Remember

The Alamo

Text Version courtesy of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/treasures/republic/alamo/travis-03.html

University of North Texas Libraries

slide11

Travis letter page three,

courtesy ofthe Texas State Library

And Archives Commission

Primary

Source

Adventures:

Remember

The Alamo

See the postscript (in pencil) added by

courier Captain Albert Martin on

25 February to Colonel William B.

Travis’s original letter from the Alamo.

Lancelot Smither added his own note

(in ink) when the letter arrived at

Gonzales.

University of North Texas Libraries

slide12

Read the text version of the Travis letter.

Primary

Source

Adventures:

Remember

The Alamo

Text Version courtesy of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/treasures/republic/alamo/travis-04.html

University of North Texas Libraries

slide13

Primary

Source

Adventures:

Remember

The Alamo

Homer S. Thrall. A Pictorial History of Texas: From the Earliest Visits of

European Adventurers, to AD 1879. (St. Louis, MO: N.D. Thompson, 1879)

University of North Texas Libraries

slide14

Examine the Texan defenses of the Alamo.

Primary

Source

Adventures:

Remember

The Alamo

Andrew Jackson Houston. Military Maps of the Texas Revolution (Houston: Anson Jones Press, 1938)

University of North Texas Libraries

slide15

Read about Santa Anna’s

decision to direct assault

the Alamo.

Primary

Source

Adventures:

Remember

The Alamo

H. K. Yoakum. History of Texas:

From its first settlement in 1685

to its annexation to the

United States in 1846, Vol. 2

(NY: Redfield, 1855)

University of North Texas Libraries

slide16

See a drawing of General Lopez

de Santa Anna

Primary

Source

Adventures:

Remember

The Alamo

Homer S. Thrall. A Pictorial History of Texas: From the Earliest Visits of European

Adventurers to A.D. 1879 (St. Louis, MO: N.D. Thompson, 1879)

University of North Texas Libraries

slide17

See a romanticized

representation of the final

battle for the Alamo.

Primary

Source

Adventures:

Remember

The Alamo

Homer S. Thrall. A Pictorial History of Texas: From the Earliest Visits of

European Adventurers, to AD 1879. (St. Louis, MO: N.D. Thompson, 1879)

University of North Texas Libraries

slide18

See a 1901 photo of the San Fernando Cathedral, where a Texan scout rung the bells

to warn of Santa Anna’s approach

Primary

Source

Adventures:

Remember

The Alamo

E.G. Littlejohn. Texas Stories: The Alamo, Remember Goliad,

Story of San Jacinto, No.4. (Richmond: B.F. Johnson Publishing Company, 1901).

University of North Texas Libraries

slide19

Read about Santa Anna’s assault

against the Alamo’s walls on 6 March 1836.

Primary

Source

Adventures:

Remember

The Alamo

H. K. Yoakum. History of Texas:

From its first settlement in 1685 to its

annexation to the United States in 1846, Vol. 2

(NY: Redfield, 1855)

University of North Texas Libraries

slide20

Examine a dramatized drawing of the hand to

hand fighting as the surviving Texans fought to

the last.

Primary

Source

Adventures:

Remember

The Alamo

E. G. Littlejohn. Texas Stories: The Alamo, Remember

Goliad, Story of San Jacinto, No.4. (Richmond: B.F.

Johnson Publishing Company, 1901)

University of North Texas Libraries

slide21

See a representation of David Crockett.

Primary

Source

Adventures:

Remember

The Alamo

E. G. Littlejohn. Texas Stories: Sam Houston and David Crockett, No.3.

(Richmond: B.F. Johnson Publishing Company, 1901), 34.

University of North Texas Libraries

slide22

Read a dramatized account of Crockett's

death.

Primary

Source

Adventures:

Remember

The Alamo

E. G. Littlejohn. Texas Stories: Sam Houston and David Crockett, No.3. (Richmond: B.F. Johnson Publishing Company, 1901)

University of North Texas Libraries

slide23

Read a dramatized

account of the aftermath

of the battle of the Alamo.

Primary

Source

Adventures:

Remember

The Alamo

H. K. Yoakum. History of Texas: From its first settlement in 1685 to its annexation to the

United States in 1846, Vol. 2 (NY: Redfield, 1855)

University of North Texas Libraries

slide24

Santa Anna letter page one,

courtesy ofthe Texas State Library

And Archives Commission

Primary

Source

Adventures:

Remember

The Alamo

See Santa Anna’s letter to McArdle

explaining why the Alamo defenders

had to die on 16 March 1874

Text Version courtesy of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/treasures/republic/alamo/santa-anna-letter-01.html

University of North Texas Libraries

slide25

Read the text of the

Santa Anna letter.

Primary

Source

Adventures:

Remember

The Alamo

University of North Texas Libraries

slide26

Read the translation of the

Santa Anna letter.

Primary

Source

Adventures:

Remember

The Alamo

University of North Texas Libraries

slide27

See Santa Anna’s letter to McArdle

explaining why the Alamo defenders

had to die on 16 March 1874

Primary

Source

Adventures:

Remember

The Alamo

Travis letter page three,

courtesy ofthe Texas State Library

And Archives Commission

Text Version courtesy of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/treasures/republic/alamo/santa-anna-letter-02.html

University of North Texas Libraries

slide28

Read the text and translation of the

Santa Anna letter.

Primary

Source

Adventures:

Remember

The Alamo

University of North Texas Libraries

slide29

Portrait of Anson Jones,

last president of the Republic of Texas.

Primary

Source

Adventures:

Remember

The Alamo

Anson Jones. Memoranda and Official Correspondence Relating

to the Republic of Texas, its History and Annexation. Including

A Brief Autobiography of the Author. (NY: D. Appleton and Co., 1859)

University of North Texas Libraries

slide30

Read Anson Jones’s

comments on Travis

and the Alamo.

Primary

Source

Adventures:

Remember

The Alamo

Anson Jones. Memoranda and Official Correspondence Relating

to the Republic of Texas, its History and Annexation. Including

A Brief Autobiography of the Author. (NY: D. Appleton and Co., 1859)

University of North Texas Libraries