Texas History Group 5.5 Chapter 14 and 16
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A practice handed down from the past by tradition
Government in which people are elected to represent the citizens
People who were expert shots with a gun
Make the defenses stronger against attack
The building where soldiers live
Memorial to someone who is buried in another location
Lt. Col. James C. Neill
Commander at the Alamo after the Battle of San Antonio
Leader of the Tejanos at the Alamo
Survived the Battle of the Alamo and carried a message to Houston
Brought together with a common goal
Inspired the Texans to attack the Mexican army in San Antonio
Texas hero who was NOT at the Alamo; Commander of the Texan army at the Battle of San Jacinto
William B. Travis
Became commander at the Alamo after Lt. Col. Neill left
Bowie was told to abandon and destroy the Alamo.
What order did Houston give to Jim Bowie regarding the Alamo?
True or False: Jim Bowie obeyed Houston's order regarding the Alamo.
They tried to reinforce the Alamo.
What did Jim Bowie and Lt. Col. Neill do at the Alamo?
The Lord was providing for their needs by suppling food, shelter, and supplies.
In the letter Travis sent to "All Americans in the World", he said, "The Lord is on our side." What did he mean by that?
The Battle of the Alamo led to the Battle of San Jacinto, which won freedom for Texas.
Why is the Battle of the Alamo important to Texas history?
Hung a red flag from the church
How did Santa Anna tell the Texans there would be no survivors at the Alamo?
What city sent thirty-two men to help defend the Alamo?
Texan families fleeing from Santa Anna
James W. Fannin
Commander of troops at Goliad
Big weapons like cannons
Cannons sent from Ohio
Erastus "Deaf" Smith
Scout and spy for the Texan army
Guard posted to control who comes and goes from camp
Agreement between countries
Destroyed to prevent the Mexican army from escaping
Taken prisoner then killed
What happened to Fannin and his men who surrendered at the Battle of Coleto Creek?
Treaty of Velasco
Document in which Santa Anna agreed to send his troops back to Mexico and never fight against Texas again
He attacked in the afternoon.
What did Sam Houston do at the Battle of San Jacinto that went against the rules of warfare?
Recognize Texas Independence
What did Santa Anna agree to do in the secret agreement written along with the Treaty of Velasco?
Did Santa Anna keep his agreement to recognize Texas independence?
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