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Alamo

first place that Santa Anna's army encountered Texans; a mission close to San Antonio; difficult to defend because it was so large; siege lasting 13 days; Mexicans took no quarter and no prisoners; 200 men fought to the death; 1 black slave and some escapees managed to escape.

Santa Anna

Mexican dictator who was in charge when war broke out between the Mexicans and Americans. He lost Texas to rebels, and was the leader of the armed forces during the war.

Stephen Austin

first and most successful Texan empresario

600

Miles marched by Santa Anna's army

suffer

Santa Anna was proud that his army knew how to ______

Jim Bowie

United States pioneer and a leader of the Texas revolt against Mexico

Davy Crockett

United States frontiersman and Tennessee politician who died at the siege of the Alamo

William Barrett Travis

The man who led the Texan rebels to revolt against Mexico; held Alamo for nearly two weeks before dying

Joe

William Barrett Travis' slave

30 dollars and convert to Catholicism

American immigrants to Texas needed to pay and do this in order to get their land

Sam Houston

leader of Texian army during Texan Revolution

Goliad and Alamo

Two Texan defeats which served only to strengthen their morale with these battle cries

Treaty of Velasco

Texans captured Santa Anna and forced him to sign it recognizing Texas.

Blood red flag

Signifies that no quarter will be given

Battle of Gonzalez

"Come and Take It" battle

Battle of San Jacinto

Sam Houston defeated Santa Anna decisively

scapegoat

Santa Anna was the country's ____ ___

Cannon Shot

Reply to the Red Flag

500

Amount of soldiers who died while marching to Texas

acres of land

Americans who moved to Texas were offered ____

Ninja

An extra reason that Santa Anna lost was because he did not have any ______

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