Brendan McKenna pd. 8

Brendan McKenna pd. 8
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  • The Texan Rebels
  • No, now I'm sending you to jail!
  • Can you please make Texas a state in Mexico!?
  • The Alamo
  •  No mercy
  • Victory or death
  • Yes sir!
  • Go plead for reinforcements.
  • Stephen Austin asked the Mexican government to make Texas a separate state. He was declined and sent to jail.
  • The Battle
  • BAM!
  • SMASH!
  • In 1836, the Alamo's defenders watched as General Santa Anna raised a flag that meant no mercy. Then, the Texans were outnumbered. 
  • Texans wins it's independence
  • Attack!
  • Travis sent messengers to the other town in Texas to plead for reinforcements. Reinforcements ended up never coming. 
  • To Annex Texans or not?
  • After the fight, one of the Alamo's defenders was killed, and those who survived were executed. His decision to kill every man at the Alamo filled Texans with rage. 
  • BOP!
  • Houston's strategy to attack worked perfectly. He kept the General and his troops awake all night waiting for the attack. When no attack came, the Mexicans fell asleep. Then, while they were sleeping, the attack came and Texas won independence.
  • Zzzzzzzz
  • Dont forget the Alamo!
  • Texas remained independent for ten years, during which time people in the United States were divided over whether to annex states. Southerners were also eager to add a slave state. 
  • I want Texas to be part of the United States!
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