The Alamo

The Alamo

by Don Nardo

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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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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