Alamo

  • (noun): The mission in San Antonio where in 1836 Mexican forces under Santa Anna besieged and massacred American rebels who were fighting to make Texas independent of Mexico.

Some articles on alamo:

Alamo, Nevada - Services
... Alamo has a police force, a volunteer fire department, phone and internet services, a medical clinic and a public library ... Alamo's first radio station, KQLN 91.3 FM, went on the air on November 17, 2010 ...
Siege Of The Alamo
... The Siege of the Alamo (February 23 – March 6, 1836) describes the first twelve days of the Battle of the Alamo ... San Antonio de Bexar, Texas and surrounded the Alamo Mission ... The Alamo was defended by a small force of Texians and Tejanos, led by William Barrett Travis and James Bowie, and included Davy Crockett ...
Legacy Of The Battle Of The Alamo - Music
... A number of songwriters have also been inspired by the Battle of the Alamo ... Marty Robbins recorded a version of the song "The Ballad of the Alamo" in 1960 which spent 13 weeks on the pop charts, peaking at number 34 ... Remember the Alamo", written by Texas folk singer and songwriter Jane Bowers, was recorded by The Kingston Trio, Johnny Cash, Tex Ritter, Donovan and ...
Legacy Of The Battle Of The Alamo - Art
... often depicted buildings that looked nothing like the Alamo and battles that occurred very differently than the 1836 battle at the Alamo ... However, their presence and popularity increased the Alamo's fame, and likely contributed to the early waves of tourism at the battle site ...
Legacy Of The Battle Of The Alamo - Perception
... Efforts to preserve the Alamo have largely been an Anglo-American cause ... The first major calls to restore parts of the Alamo occurred after 1860, as English-speaking settlers began to outnumber those of Mexican heritage ... Likewise, according to Schoelwer, within "the development of Alamo imagery has been an almost exclusively American endeavor", focusing more on the Texian ...