Antonio López de Santa Anna

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    The Alamo History

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    The battle of the Alamo is forever in the history books for which the Mexican army try’s to reclaim Texas territory which is a province of Mexico. This war was fought for the independence of Texas from Mexico and a battle in which everyone at the Alamo dies. The battle of the Alamo starts off with two men, Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, Sam Houston and 13 days plus a day which changed the course of history. "At only 16 years of age, Santa Anna became a cadet in the Fixed Infantry Regiment of Veracruz in July of 1810. Three years later, Santa Anna set foot in Texas for the first time. In what would come to be known as the Gutiérrez-Magee Expedition, Mexican citizen José Gutiérrez de Lara and other rebels solicited aid from the United States in…

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    The Alamo Battle Analysis

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    the Texans to defend the Alamo concentrated around their lack of accurate and timely intelligence collection, the non-reporting of actionable intelligence as it pertained to the enemy’s composition and courses of action, and failure of higher command to supply the outpost with proper logistic support. According to Barker and Pohl (2016), the battle for the Alamo took place over 13 days from 23 February 1836 to 6 March 1836. It was one of first battles of the Texas War for Independence. The war…

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    The Battle of the Alamo was a battle between Texas and Mexico.The battle of Alamo was the most famous battle out of all the other wars.There was a battle because Mexico was raiding Texas and Mexico said if the United States made Texas a state that they were going to go to war. The United States ignored Mexico, thus Mexico went to war against Texas. The battle of Alamo took place near the present day city of San Antonio.Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna was the general for Mexico during the…

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    The Alamo Movie Analysis

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    Can you imagine being surrounded by the professional warriors of Santa Anna forces who were so large in number, that he had his troops marching two days apart from each other? The way Santa Anna handled the battle of the Alamo showed us his strengths. Will all know that biggest problem at the Alamo was that they lacked in supplies and their manpower was fading rapidly, however; despite the effort, the valiant male defenders of the Alamo were enormously outnumbered even if they had the large…

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    militia. Unfortunately, in 1829 William debt started to show due to previous loans and he couldn't pay such high amounts of money. Due to all the stress William personal and business life was started to affect him. At the end, William divorces his wife and faced court trial over the debt facing arrest . Not knowing what to do, William started hearing of Texas a “land of opportunities” and saw the opportunity to escape through those means. William convinces his ex-wife that he will travel to…

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    all the Texian defenders were killed in the battle. The painting took place in San Antonio, Mexican Texas as the time. The brick building which highlights the whole background of the painting is an essential piece to making the painting work because it shows the center line of what each opposing side was fighting for. In war, each side fights to gain territory and that brick almost castle like building seems to be the main objective for defending and attacking and it has major importance to each…

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    The Alamo Analysis

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    is set off by Texas rebelling from Mexico and its dictator Santa Ana, who is leading the Mexican army himself. The Texan War Party wants to cross into Mexico and confront the Mexican army. The other party wants…

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    decision and with it came grave consequences if it were the wrong one made. Travis in his plea stated, “Then, I call on you in the name of Liberty, of patriotism, & of everything dear to the American character, to come to our aid with all dispatch.” Houston would not risk everything going to war with Santa Anna when he did not even have enough trained soldiers. It was a decision made to abandon them in a sense because although Houston pleaded to the men at the Alamo to listen to his orders,…

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    Remember The Alamo Defense

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    to support the army under major Santa Ana, until the number of his troops reached almost 6,000. Shortly after his last troops arrived, Santa Ana gave orders to a few hundred men to surround the Alamo fortress and prevent anyone from leaving or entering. Now, with no men and surrounded by the enemy troops, the Alamo defenders discerned what would happen and were under no illusion. They understood that their defense could not succeed without the quick appearance of reinforcements, and that…

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    The detail is provided in a chronological order throughout the book in which it starts with Santa Anna before the battle and goes on as time progresses until after the battle of the Alamo. The books tells a story through a narrative perspective in the first half of the book then combines both narrative and analytical storytelling during the second half. It tells the journey that both sides of the Alamo took to get there and what paths they and what they did took afterwards. The book has a…

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