The Battle of the Alamo: Aftermath
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According to many accounts of the battle, between five and seven Texians surrendered. Incensed that his orders had been ignored,
Antonio López de Santa Anna demanded the immediate execution of
the survivors. Weeks after the battle, stories circulated that
Crockett was among those who surrendered. However, Ben, a former
American slave who cooked for one of Santa Anna's officers,
maintained that Crockett's body was found surrounded by "no less
than sixteen Mexican corpses". Historians disagree on which
version of Crockett's death is accurate.
In his initial report Santa Anna claimed that 600 Texians had been
killed, with only 70 Mexican soldiers killed and 300 wounded.
What do most Alamo historians place the number of Mexican
3) How many do most eyewitnesses
count Texians killed?
4) Some historians believe that at
least one Texian successfully escaped from the battle. He died
several months later of wounds incurred either during the final
battle or during his escape as a courier.
Who was the Texian?
Mexican soldiers were buried in the local cemetery.
the name of the cemetery?
Agudas Achim Memorial Gardens
Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Cemetery
6) The Texian bodies were buried at
7) In an attempt to convince
other slaves in Texas to support the Mexican government over the Texian rebellion, Santa Anna spared Travis's slave.
8) He left the
Alamo on March 5 and was the last courier to leave.
Who was the
Alexandro De La Garza
James L. Allen
Andrew Jackson Sowell
9) After being
appointed sole commander of all Texian troops, Sam Houston
journeyed to Gonzales to take command of the 400 volunteers who
were still waiting for Fannin to lead them to the Alamo.
many volunteers did he command?
10) On the
afternoon of April 21, 1836, the Texian army attacked Santa Anna's
camp near Lynchburg Ferry. The Mexican army was taken by surprise,
and the Battle of San Jacinto was essentially over quickly? During
the fighting, many of the Texian soldiers repeatedly cried
"Remember the Alamo!"
The Battle of San Jacinto was essentially
over after how many minutes?