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Texas and the Alamo: Conflict between Mexico and the United States (Part III)

Missions and War

The Spanish had taken its northern territory of Texas for granted. Other than exploring the land they hadn’t tried very hard to build permanent settlements. 615 more words

History And Travel

Remember the Alamo!

The problem is I didn’t. Remember the Alamo, that is. I remembered that we’re supposed to remember the Alamo, but I couldn’t remember why. As we crossed Texas, we spent a night at the San Antonio KOA and decided to spend part of the day checking out the Alamo before heading on to Houston. 606 more words

Road Trip

Texas History 10-20/10-24

This week in Texas History we will be concluding Unit 3: The First Texans. Wednesday and Thursday we will be taking the Unit 3 Test. Be sure to continue chipping away at History Fair…

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San Jacinto

This past weekend my family visited the San Jacinto Monument.  It was part of my oldest’s Cub Scout achievements (Texas history).  Fun fact.  Did you know this monument is the WORLD’s largest masonry column?   595 more words

Texas History

Primary vs. Secondary Sources

There were a few questions tonight about distinguishing primary and secondary sources for history fair. Hopefully this slide show will help you determine what is a primary or a secondary source…see below… 9 more words

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