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    The Texas Revolution

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    The Texas Revolution seems like an almost forgotten conflict in the United States. Although it may not be very relevant today, it played a crucial part in the history of the United States. Without the Texas Revolution, America would be a very different place today. Texas was essential to helping the United States become the superpower it is today, and if Texas were to not be recognized as a state, the United States would have been at a disadvantage. There were many driving factors as to why Teas wanted to be independent, and many reasons why Mexico wanted to control the land. With tensions rising between both countries for decades, a conflict was inevitable. The Texas Revolution and colonization of Texas is important to the United States due…

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    Jacob Ashcraft 24 October 2016 Texas Revolution Was Inevitable In one of the first major scholarly works on the Texas Revolution, historian Eugene C. Barker in 1928 described the conflict as a “clash of cultures.” Barker maintained that Anglo-Texans and Mexicans had little in common and, as a result, concluded that the rebellion could not have been avoided. Barker is correct in his statement about war being inevitable. Some believe it was because the Anglo colonists wanted overrun Texas and…

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    The Cause of the Texas Revolution The Texas Revolution was a political and military revolution between the settlers and the inhabitants of the state of Coahila y Texas against the Mexican government. This revolution took place between the years of 1835-1836. One of the causes for the Texas Revolution was the desire to attach Texas to the United States. This theory has survived to this day and both Mexico and the United States write about it in their historical writings. The United States had…

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    Over spring break, I visited my sister and her family in Texas. Whilst there, we had some free time so we decided to go down to Fort Worth and do some sightseeing. One of the places we went was the Alamo Mission. Once the sight of a famous Texas battle, it is now a historical landmark, a “Shrine of Texas Liberty,” and a museum with weapons, art, and artifacts from the time of the Texas Revolution. I’d been to the Alamo once before this visit, back when I was eight or nine, and at the time, I…

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    In tandem with the Sleuthing the Alamo analysis, the causes, consequences, and events of the Texas Revolution have changed over time. These changes have brought new explanations and interpretations about the process of writing history. There are a dozen of materials that have been written using different perspectives over the last century. According to generations of Americans and immigrants, the genesis of Texas revolution is recounted as the simple tale of outnumbered defendants that were…

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    The Alamo Battle Analysis

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    The Battle of the Alamo was a significant turning point in the war for Texas Independence. This battlefield analysis will briefly explore the reasons behind why the battle took place, the strategic significance of the Alamo, who the participants were on both sides, what actions took place, and the failures that occurred both strategic and tactically. We will present an alternate outcome of this battle and explore what may have happened if the Texan defenders would have won the battle. The…

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    The Alamo, which was originally named Mision San Antonio de Valero, served as a home to religious missionaries and their Indian converts for many years. Construction of the Alamo had begun on 1724. In 1793, Mexican officials separated San Antonio's five missions and distributed the rest to the Indian residents. These people continued farming the fields that were once the mission's and participated in the growing community of San Antonio In the early 1800s, the Spanish military stationed a…

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    Deaf Smith was a Texas Revolution hero. He was also a Republic Texas soldier he was a brave soldier he was also with the Texas Rangers he was a brave young man when he went into the Texas Rangers he was a loyal soldier and followed orders well. Early Life Erastus Smith was born on April 19, 1787 he was the son of Chiliab and Mary smith. Throughout his life he couldn’t hear because he was born with a disease that made him deaf. That's how he got the nickname Deaf Smith. He was born in Dutchess…

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    It was a time where the hopes of independence lay in the hands of one man’s leadership. His ability to withstand enormous pressure and to create something from nothing showed itself to be what many great leaders have done before. In the face of adversity, with the odds stacked against him, he got the job done. Sam Houston will always be remembered as the man who achieved independence for Texas. His courage, knowledge, but most of all his will to reach victory is what made him the true key to…

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    Remember The Alamo Defense

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    “Remember the Alamo, Remember the Alamo!” This is the cry repeated in remembrance as Sam Houston’s army of 800 men swept through Houston Texas to take revenge for the lives sacrificed in the devastating defeat of Alamo. This sound was the emblem of respect throughout the States, but also around the globe for the leadership and sacrifice displayed in this stand of valor. During the Texas revolution in 1836, the Battle of the Alamo took place, as a last standing defense and hope for the…

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