Joann Pole Period 8

Joann Pole Period 8

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  • The Texans Rebel
  • The Alamo
  • Victory or Death
  • Victory or Death
  • Stephen F. Austin asked the Mexican government to make Texas a separate state. He was denied by Santa Anna and went to jail.
  • The Battle
  • Santa Anna demanded the Texans surrender but Travis answered with a cannon shot. Santa Anna raised a black flag for expect no mercy.
  • Texas Wins Its Independence
  • Remember the Alamo!
  • Travis sent messengers to other towns in Texas to plead for reinforcements proclaiming "Victory or Death". But, they never got the reinforcements.
  • To Annex Texas Or Not
  • Add a slave state!
  • Mexicans pounded the Alamo with almost all of cannonballs for 12 days straight. Santa Anna claimed the fight was a "small affair", but by the end of the battle almost all of the Alamo's defense was killed 
  • Expecting the Texans to attack at dawn, Santa Anna stayed awake waiting. But when no one came, Santa Anna went to take a nap. Late that afternoon, Houston and his troops planned a surprise attack yelling, "Remember the Alamo". 
  • Remember the Alamo!
  • North
  • Texas wins its independence, and earned the nickname "Lone Star Republic". Overtime, U.S. people were divided over to add land to Texas. Southerners wanted to add a slave state, while Northerners wanted to keep Texas out.
  • Keep Texas Out!
  • South
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