By Michael Burgan

The decision to recollect the Alamo! summoned up braveness within the american citizens suffering to win Texas's independence from Mexico. while the lads on the Alamo got here face-to-face with the 2,000 Mexican troops attacking the castle in 1836, they knew they could not win the struggle. however, they have been able to die instead of hand over their declare to independence. The Alamo strains the yank payment of Texas and the sequence of occasions that led as much as this momentous conflict.

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The third building at the site is the Museum and Gift Store. It was built in 1936. Here you can learn more about the Alamo’s past and Texas history. Some special exhibits have featured items the Mexican troops used during the Texas Revolution. Others have looked at the weapons both sides used. These include the Bowie knife. In the center of the museum is a model showing the Alamo during the battle. Tiny figures of Mexican and 40 H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H VISITING THE ALAMO TODAY H H H H H H H H H H H H H H This monument in Alamo Plaza shows some of the defenders of the Alamo and honors all of the people who died there.

Tiny figures of Mexican and 40 H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H VISITING THE ALAMO TODAY H H H H H H H H H H H H H H This monument in Alamo Plaza shows some of the defenders of the Alamo and honors all of the people who died there. 41 H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H THE ALAMO H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H Texian troops surround the fort. The museum also has a shop that sells books and items related to Texas history. Outside the buildings is the Wall of History. This exhibit has more information on the Alamo.

The mission moves to its final location, the site of today’s Alamo. The mission closes. Spanish soldiers turn the mission into a fort. Mexico fights for and wins its independence from Spain. Stephen F. Austin begins to bring settlers from the United States into Texas, which is part of Mexico. Texas becomes part of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Texas. Mexico angers Texians when it limits American immigration to Texas. October: The Texas Revolution begins in Gonzales as Texians stop Mexican troops from taking a cannon kept there.

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