Matamoros, Alamo, Goliad L25

Matamoros, Alamo, Goliad L25

In the 25th Lesson of Texas History, you will learn about Mexican secession movements, Battles of Bexar, Battle of Alamo, fate of Fannin’s Army at Goliad, and the details of the resolution at the Battle of the Alamo.

Learning Objectives for Lesson 25

  • Learn about Mexican succession movements
  • Determine the importance of the Battle of Béxar
  • Identify the ways in which Santa Anna dealt with Texas’ resistance
  • Learn about the size of Texas’ military force
  • Learn the commanders of the Mexican-Texian campaign and their strategies
  • Identify the major players of this time period such as James Fannin and James C. Neil
  • Learn Texas strategy to defend the San Antonio river line
  • Identify the condition of Mexican solders during the conflict
  • Explore Santa Anna’s plan to besiege the Alamo
  • Learn the details of the resolution at the Battle of the Alamo

Groups

Course Content

Lessons Status
1

Texas Geography L1

2

Regions of Texas L2

3

MAJOR RIVERS OF TEXAS L3

4

Paleo Indians Period L4

5

Archaic Indians Period L5

6

The Spanish Encounter L6

7

Guns, Germs, and Steel L7

8

Spanish-French L8

9

Spanish Missions L9

10

Spanish Colonial Society L10

11

Comanches L11

12

Spanish Twilight L12

13

The World Turns Upside Down L13

14

The Mexican War for Independence Drags On L14

15

The Mexican Empire L15

16

Empressarios L16

17

Empresarios (1825-1826) L17

18

Empresarios (1827-1829) L18

19

Santa Anna L19

20

Things Change L20

21

The First Texas Troubles L21

22

Calm Before the Storm L22

23

Santa Anna's Dictatorship L23

24

Texas Revolution 1835 L24

25

Matamoros, Alamo, Goliad L25

26

San Jacinto Campaign L26

27

Texas, Mexico, and the Comanches L27

28

The Indian Wars of the Republic of Texas L28

29

The Texas-Mexican War L29

30

Annexation and U.S.–Mexican War L30

31

Slavery and Texas L31

32

End of The Comanche Empire L32

33

The Texas Indian Frontier L33

34

Texas in the 1850s L34

35

Texas in the American Civil War L35

36

Texas Caused the Civil War, and Won! L36

37

Reconstruction L37

38

Texas Looks to its Future L38

39

The Army Returns to Texas L39

40

The End of an Era L40

41

The Buffalo Slaughter L41

42

The Great Cattle Drives L42

43

The Rise of Railroads in Texas L43

44

The End of an Era L44

45

Texas in the late 1800s L45

46

Texas and the Populist Revolt L46

47

Texas at 1900 L47

48

Texas Timber L48

49

White Gold, Texas Cotton L49

50

Texas takes its Lumps in the Coal Industry L50

51

Spindletop and Black Gold L51

52

The Mexican Revolution L52

53

Pancho Villa, WWI, and Texas L53

54

Texas in the Twenties L54

55

The Depression in Texas L55

56

Texas in World War II L56

57

The Transformation of Texas L57

58

The Republican Shift L58

59

Texas Today L59

60

Is Texas Exceptional L60


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