8 edition of Inside the Alamo found in the catalog.
An overview of the struggle between the Texan settlers and Mexico"s General Santa Anna for control of Texas, with a detailed description of the 1836 siege of the Alamo. Includes biographical sketches and quotations of some of those involved.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 115-118) and index.
|LC Classifications||F390 .M86 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||121 p. :|
|Number of Pages||121|
|LC Control Number||2002024029|
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This is an outstanding book. There are several good books about the Alamo but this one by Jim Murphy is well written and has a true feel of endearment for those that sacrificed their lives and left loved ones behind.
The cover is very striking and captivating and I immediately was drawn to the book. The layout of the book is exquisite/5(4). Inside The Alamo book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Newbery Honor winner presents the story of the Alamo in this st /5.
Murphy's book is a treasure trove of illustrations, diagrams, maps and photos, and his direct prose is enlightening and entertaining. Inside the Alamo is a children's book that adult history buffs will enjoy even those who aren't from Texas.
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The Battle of the Alamo (Graphic History). Inside the Alamo By Jim Murphy Image credit: Bibliographic Data Murphy, Jim. Inside the Alamo. New York: Delacorte Press, ISBN Order Inside the. Events: () ext Field Trips: () ext In its years, the Alamo has shaped the city of San Antonio, ignited the battle for Texas independence, and influenced American history.
This 1-hour guided tour explores the heroes and events that have made the story of the Alamo captivating for generations of Texans and visitors. The tour walks along the original footprint of the Spanish mission and ends inside the Alamo Church. At the Alamo with Jim Bowie, Davie Crockett and a walk into Battle For Texas - Duration: Donnie B All Day Recommended for you.
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In addition to writing about the battle, Jim Murphy looks into the myths surrounding the Alamo and breaks some of them down into separate articles in the book. At the Alamo with Jim Bowie, Davie Crockett and a walk into Battle For Texas - Duration: Donnie B All views.
The devastating loss galvanized the surviving Texans. Under General Sam Houston, a maverick with a rocky past, the tiny army of settlers rallied. Just one month after the massacre, the underdog Texans soundly defeated the "Napoleon of the West" (as Santa Anna styled himself) at the Battle of San Jacinto.
They secured the independence of the /5(14). Get this from a library. Inside the Alamo. [Jim Murphy] -- An overview of the struggle between the Texan settlers and Mexico's General Santa Anna for control of Texas, with a detailed description of the siege of the Alamo.
Includes biographical sketches. If everyone was killed inside the Alamo, how do we know what happened. This surprisingly simple question was the genesis for Todd Hansen's compendium of source material on the subject, "The Alamo Reader".
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Murphy tells of "a time when our nation was young and raw and only beginning to take on the shape and character we know today." Texas was a foreign country ina state controlled by Mexico. Anglo foreigners were receiving 4, acres of land for 30 dollars and could live on it tax free for ten years.
Slavery was forbidden and newcomers had to join the Catholic Church and become citizens. Inside the Alamo (Book): Murphy, Jim: An overview of the struggle between the Texan settlers and Mexico's General Santa Anna for control of Texas, with a detailed description of the siege of the Alamo.
Includes biographical sketches and quotations of some of those involved. The Battle of the Alamo (February 23 – March 6, ) was a pivotal event in the Texas ing a day siege, Mexican troops under President General Antonio López de Santa Anna reclaimed the Alamo Mission near San Antonio de Béxar (modern-day San Antonio, Texas, United States), killing the Texian and immigrant occupiers.
Santa Anna's cruelty during the battle inspired Location: Alamo Mission, San Antonio, Mexican Texas. Narrator: In March ofa Mexican army of four thousand men advanced on the old mission in San Antonio known as thealmost two hundred U.S.
volunteers huddled, awaiting an attack. Inside the Alamo by Jim Murphy: A Nonfiction Book Study is designed for teachers of students in grades reading the book Inside the Alamo, published by Delacorte Press in Murphy's book is a nonfiction account of the siege of the Alamo in March ofthe attack on the Alamo, and the Te.
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In FebruaryGeneral Santa Anna led the Mexican Army to the town of San Antonio de Bexar, where they fought and massacred almost all of the men holed up inside the complex of the Alamo Mission defending the newly formed territory of Texas from.
The Battle of the Alamo (February 23 – March 6, ) was a crucial conflict of the Texascolonists from the United States joined with Tejanos (Mexicans born in Texas) in putting up armed resistance to the centralization of the Mexican government.
President Antonio López de Santa Anna and the government in Mexico City believed the United States had instigated the. The ball landed harmlessly in the town, raising dust and hurting no one, but the action was an eloquent note of defiance.
Santa Anna answered fire with fire. Two Mexican howitzers rained four grenades toward the Alamo. Several shells exploded inside the fort but did no real damage. From inside the Alamo a new flag stretched above the west wall/5(3).
The charred remains reportedly smoldered for days. The Alamo defenders’ ashes stayed for a year until they were buried in unknown locations.
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Measured against this standard, The Battle of the Alamo is a book with a powerful distinction. When partnered with a smartphone or tablet, the book invites the reader to travel back to and “step inside” the Alamo to meet the heroes from the most legendary battle in Texas history!/5(6).
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His lifelong passion with the Battle of the Alamo allowed him to amass a large collection that he wanted to share. the Alamo (ăl´əmō´) [Span.,=cottonwood], building in San Antonio, Tex., "the cradle of Texas liberty." Built as a chapel afterit is all that remains of the mission of San Antonio de Valero, which was founded in by Franciscans and later converted into a fortress.
Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Related Articles. Remember the Alamo. Knaggs, John R.; OLSEN, HENRY // National Review;12/8/, Vol. 66 Is p2. A letter is presented from a reader responding to the article "Forget the Alamo" by Henry Olsen from the Octo issue, along with a response from Olsen.