The Alamo

The Alamo

by Don Nardo

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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Overview

The World History series examines the eras, events, civilizations, and movements that have shaped human history, providing readers with insight into the past and its many legacies. Vivid writing, full-color photographs and extensive use of fully cited primary and secondary source quotations provide a sense of immediacy. Sidebars, time lines, indexes, and annotated bibliographies, which appear in every volume, offer a wealth of additional information as well as provide launching points for further discussion and study.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781420508611
Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning
Publication date: 10/05/2012
Series: Lucent World History Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 1210L (what's this?)
Age Range: 12 - 16 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 6

Important Dates of the Period 8

Introduction: Alamo in the Public Mind 10

Chapter 1 Anglos Overrun the Texas Frontier 15

Chapter 2 Bloodshed Sparks Open Rebellion 28

Chapter 3 Santa Anna's Army Invades Texas 40

Chapter 4 The Alamo Is Surrounded and Besieged 40

Chapter 5 The Final Assault and the Alamo's Fall 53

Chapter 6 The Alamo's Aftermath and Legacy 78

Notes 89

For More Information 93

Index 96

Picture Credits 101

About the Author 103

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