Weeks 29/30 History Briefs

Between which dates was the Hartford Convention and where was it held?
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Which artist created the Manifest Destiny painting? What is the title of the painting and when did he paint it? John Ghost, 1972, named American Progress.John Ghost, 1972, named American Progress.On what date did the Battle of the Alamo take place? In what city?February 23, 1836 to March 6, 1836. It took place at a fort in San Antonio, Texas called the Alamo.What was the Alamo?A Spanish Mission, and also a fortress.How many men defended the Alamo? Who were their three famous leaders?There were 200. Their leaders are William B. Travis and James Bowie, and Davy Crockett.Who was the leader of the Mexican forces?Antonio López de Santa AnnaHow many days did the defenders of the Alamo hold out?13 daysHow many of the Alamo defenders survived the battle?None or a couple.What is the significance of the Battle of the Alamo?It was one of the major battle in texas and it was for inspiration to never give in and lose.Who was the expansionist President during the Mexican-American War?James K. PolkWhat two things caused the United States to not seek statehood for Texas after its independence in 1836?They don't want slaves in and they didn't let Texas be a US state.