The Story of the Alamo Cornerstones of Freedom Library by Norman Richards

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  • United States - State & Local,
  • Alamo,
  • Children"s 9-12 - History - General,
  • History

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ContributionsTom Dunnington (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages30
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Open LibraryOL7658158M
ISBN 100516046012
ISBN 109780516046013

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The battle of the Alamo has become an American legend and the mission church is a shrine to Texas liberty. This collection of 30 carefully researched drawings dramatically chronicles the events leading up to the fall of the Alamo.

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The basic story of the Alamo is that rebellious Texans had captured the city of San Antonio de Béxar (modern-day San Antonio, Texas) in a battle in December and afterward had fortified the Alamo, a fortress-like former mission in the center of town.

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Remember the Alamo is the story of the fictional family of Robert Worth--at the time of the Texas revolution. By that time, Worth, a native of New York, had served as a well-known and respected physician in the town of San Antonio for more than a quarter of a century.

The Alamo’s first recorded tale of the supernatural sort is the story of the “six diablos”, tracing back to mere weeks after the infamous battle. Legend has it that shortly after the Mexican army’s attack on the Alamo, General Juan Jose de Andrade was under orders from General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna to see to it that all of.

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Please follow Official Alamo on Facebook for updates on when the Church will reopen. Settling his fictional cast firmly at the heart of 19th-century Texas, novelist Harrigan (Jacob's Well) retells the story of the Alamo with consummate skill, weaving a wealth of historical detail into.

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During the Cold War, the Alamo served as a convenient metaphor for freedom in two very different films. John Wayne’s epic The Alamo, released inwas the largest movie about the battle to date, and provided a generation of Americans with a passionate, but historically inaccurate, version of the Alamo story.

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Edmondson provides the majority of his sources within the text of the book, but there are a few quotations that were new to me, and he did not identify. About The Gates of the Alamo. A New York Times bestselling novel, modern historical classic, and winner of the TCU Texas Book Award, The Spur Award and the Wrangler Award for Outstanding Western Novel It’sand the Mexican province of Texas is in revolt.

As General Santa Anna’s forces move closer to the small fort that will soon be legend, three people’s fates will become. The film begins in March in the Mexican State of Coahuila y Tejas town of San Antonio de Bexar (now Downtown San Antonio in the U.S. state of Texas), site of the Alamo, where bodies of Texan defenders and Mexican attackers are strewn over the Alamo.

The film then flashes back to a year earlier. Inherit the Alamo: Myth and Ritual at an American Shrine By Holly Beachley Brear University of Texas Press, Read preview Overview Rendezvous at the Alamo: Highlights in the Lives of Bowie, Crockett, and Travis By Virgil E.

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Of the creation myths of the Lone Star State, the doomed defense of the Alamo shines the brightest, followed closely by the frontier exploits of the Texas Rangers. This book is the first Alamo history that tells the story at all locations in San Antonio that were part of the siege and battle.

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