Remember the Alamo - Lone Star Junction
After the Alamo - Book Review
In fact, during its first 15 years of independence, it had 13 presidents. All of them struggled for power, shifting between the liberal-leaning Federalists and the dictatorial Centralists. The first president was a Federalist, General Guadalupe Victoria, a hero of the revolution who had changed his name from Miguel Felix. One revolutionary, Captain Jose Menchaca, was captured by Spanish troops, shot and beheaded. His head was then stuck on a pole in front of the Alamo. Instead of setting an example for the other insurgents, however, Menchacas execution only added fuel to the revolt. The fires of the Spanish revolt crossed the ocean, and in Mexico Father Miguel Hidalgo rang the bells of his small church in Dolores at midnight on September 15, 1810, to herald the beginning of the second revolution. Read More in Wild West. Magazine Subscribe online and save nearly 40! Under Iturbide, American colonists had been allowed to settle in Texas. About the only condition to owning land was that all immigrant landowners had to be Catholic, an easy enough problem to overcome for non-Catholics. However, she lived in frontier Austin, Texas for ten years beginning in 1856, while her husband worked as an auditor for the State. There, they raised a family of three sons and three daughters.
CHAPTER XII -DANGER AND HELP CHAPTER XIII -THE ARRIVAL OF SANTA ANNA CHAPTER XIV -THE FALL OF THE ALAMO. CHAPTER XV -GOLIAD CHAPTER XVI -THE LOADSTONE IN THE BREAST CHAPTER XVII -HOME AGAIN CHAPTER XVIII -UNDER ONE FLAG Southwest Classics On-Line Lone Star Junction Online Edition Copyright 1997 Lone Star.
Book reports on the alamo
On February 9, David Crockett and the 14 other Tennessee Mounted Volunteers (only three were actually from Tennessee) rode into San Antonio. Alarmed by the Mexican army on the outskirts of town, Travis vigorously renewed his pleas for help.
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