In 1835, no one would have believed this small Catholic mission in southern Tejas, Mexico would play a pivotal role in the struggle for Texas independence. 740 more words
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The nickname of the frontier explorer/Indian fighter Davy Crockett who died at the Alamo.
The Walt Disney Studio’s resurrected this backwoods character in a series of adventures starring Fess Parker as Davy Crockett and Buddy Ebsen as his sidekick, George Russell. 364 more words
It reads almost like a folk tale. In March of 1836, a few hundred men huddled in a roofless fort, fighting to the death in a quixotic battle against two thousand Mexican soldiers commanded by the autocratic and ruthless General Antonio López de Santa Anna. 520 more words