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The Alamo - Texas Revolution - Imagine that you are one of the Alamo walls in 1836. What would you have seen? Experienced? In this activity you will challenge your students to write a story describing what they would have experienced if they had been at the Battle of the Alamo from the point of view of a wall.

Texas Revolution - The Alamo Writing Assignment

The crumbling facade of a stone building is missing its roof and part of its second floor. A pile of stone rubble sits in the courtyard. In front of the building are a horse-drawn carriage and several people in 1850s-style clothing: women in long dresses with full skirts and men in fancy suits with top hats.

March 1836 Texas Revolution: Battle of the Alamo – After a thirteen day siege by an army of Mexican troops, the 187 Texas volunteers, including frontiersman Davy Crockett and colonel Jim Bowie, defending the Alamo are killed and the fort is captured.

Texas Revolution, Alamo, and Mexican American War Lesson Plan

Texas Revolution, Alamo, and Mexican American War Lesson Plan

This visually engaging lesson plan on the Alamo and Mexican American War includes a PowerPoint, graphic organizer, and more for students to learn about how Texas came to be part of the US.

6. San Antonio, 1860s. People in covered wagons arrive at Alamo Plaza.

Here Are The Oldest Photos Ever Taken In Texas And They're Incredible

Siege of the Alamo, Day Eight - Tuesday, March 1, 1836: Reinforcements arrived at the Alamo from Gonzales providing a morale boost.  This monument recognizes their contribution.  The Convention convened at Washington-on-the-Brazos to further the discussion on Texas independence.

My husband's great grand uncle, Dolphin Ward Floyd, died at the Alamo on his birthday. Floyd County, Texas was named in his honor.

http://wesmantoddshaw.hubpages.com/hub/Spanish-Missions-of-San-Antonio-Texas  Alamo Mission Fortress

The Spanish Missions of San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio, Texas - is easily one of the world's most beautiful cities. Most persons think of The Alamo when they think of San Antonio, but there are four more beautiful old Spanish Missions to see along the San Antonio River.

The Alamo circa 1890. With the exception of the chapel, the Alamo was under private ownership until the Daughters of the Republic of Texas was able to secure the property for the state in 1905. Since then the DRT has been the caretakers and managers for the San Antonio shrine. - UTSA INSTITUTE OF TEXAS CULTURES

1885 : CAPITALISM CAPITALIZES ON AN ICONThe Alamo grounds, exclusive of the chapel, fell into private hands beginning in 1879 and remained there until The walls were framed with wood to simulate a fortress. Courtesy of UTSA's Institute of Texan Cultures

Feb 6...one month till the fall of the Alamo, march 6th 1836 and the death of davy crockett and aprox 200 defenders against santa anna's mexican forces

Feb month till the fall of the Alamo, march 1836 and the death of davy crockett and aprox 200 defenders against santa anna's mexican forces