Siege of the Alamo: Soldiering in the Texas Revolution (Soldiers on the Battlefront)
Only three weeks after soldier and adventurer Jim Bowie wrote these words, Mexican president and general Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna and his six thousand troops arrived at the fort known as the Alamo to assert their control over the Americans who had settled in Texas, which was a part of Mexico. About 260 volunteers were there to protect the Alamo from Santa Anna and his soldiers. Author Susan Provost Beller brings the conflict of these two groups to life with first-person accounts and stories that detail what conditions were like at the fort and what happened on March 6, when the Mexicans attacked. These words give us a better understanding of why "Remember the Alamo" became the rallying cry for all U.S. citizens.
|Lexile ® Measure||N/A|
|Product Type||Hardcover Books|
|Primary Contributor||Susan Provost Beller|
|Age Groups||Ages 7 to 9, Ages 10 to 12|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|