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
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.
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