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Chap6 - Texas Battle
Chap. 6 (4th Grade) - Texas History - Texas battles, Alamo
|was commander in chief of the Texan army; led Texas to independence and was the first president of the Republic of Texas
|led a troop of 17 volunteers from Tennessee to fight at the Alamo
|would not cross the line that Travis drew because he didn't want to battle at the Alamo.
|was put in prison after meeting with Santa Anna in Mexico; the revolution began not long after he returned to Texas.
|Stephen F. Austin
|led the Texans at the Alamo after Bowie became ill.
|Mexican general who attacked the Alamo.
|was sent to tell Sam Houston of the Mexican victory at at the Alamo.
|was famous for using the knife named after him; helped train Texas soldiers.
|1 reason why Texas fought against Santa Anna
|Texas wanted to gain it's independence
|Another reason why Texas fought against Santa Anna
|Texas thought the taxes were too high
|When the Texans fled eastward to get away from Santa Anna
|a formal agreement between 2 countries
|Treaty of Velasco
|Santa Anna said that he would stop fighting, give back prisoners and remove the Mexican forces from Texas
|money paid to the government in exchange for goods/services
|surrounding of a place by the enemy