Battles of the Texas Revolution

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Description

Overview

The student will examine the following events: Battle of the Alamo, Battle of Coleto Creek, Goliad Massacre, Runaway Scrape, and Battle of San Jacinto and understand the influence of the following people: Travis. Bowie, Sequin, Houston, Fannin, Urrea, and Santa Anna.

Essential Questions

  1. What were the significant events and who were the important individuals of the Texas Revolution?
  2. How does conflict cause political, economic, and social change?

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Description

Overview

The student will examine the following events: Battle of the Alamo, Battle of Coleto Creek, Goliad Massacre, Runaway Scrape, and Battle of San Jacinto and understand the influence of the following people: Travis. Bowie, Sequin, Houston, Fannin, Urrea, and Santa Anna.

Essential Questions

  1. What were the significant events and who were the important individuals of the Texas Revolution?
  2. How does conflict cause political, economic, and social change?

Teacher Tools

Student Activities

Additional Resources

  • Additional Documents

    Chariton, Wallace O. 100 Days in Texas: the Alamo Letters. Wordware Pub., 1990. This is a collection of personal letters leading up to and at the conclusion of the Alamo. Wonderful resource.

    Todd Hansen, ed., The Alamo Reader: A Study in History (Stackpole Books, 2003). This is a massive collection of primary sources from the Texas Revolution, focused around accounts that deal with the Alamo. Wonderful resource.

    Gary Zaboly, An Altar for Their Sons: The Alamo and the Texas Revolution in Contemporary Newspaper Accounts (State House Press, 2011). A massive, and wonderfully organized, collection of newspaper accounts about the Alamo during the Texas Revolution and throughout the nineteenth century.

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