Voices: African Americans in the Texas Revolution

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Overview

Use primary source documents to explore perspectives about African American experiences in the Texas Revolution.

Essential Questions

  1. How did African Americans influence the events of the Texas Revolution?

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VISIÓN GENERAL

Use documentos de fuentes primarias para explorar perspectivas sobre las experiencias afroamericanas en la Revolución de Texas.

PREGUNTAS ESENCIALES

  1. ¿Cómo influyeron los afroamericanos en los acontecimientos de la Revolución de Texas?

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Primary Sources

Referenced Primary Sources

Telegraph and Texas Register newspaper prints notice of reward for the runaway slave, Joe.

Telegraph and Texas Register (a newspaper in San Felipe, Texas) prints a notice of reward for the runaway slave, Joe, who was the only known male survivor of the battle of the Alamo.

Referenced Video

Who was Joe?

Dr. Andrew Torget discusses Joe, the enslaved man owned by William Barret Travis during the Texas Revolution, and how Joe’s story reminds us that the revolution did not bring freedom for everyone.

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Voices: African Americans in the Texas Revolution by UNT Libraries is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) license .

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The page was updated on 09/26/2022.

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