||Alamo: Myth and Facts (2:28) -- Texas History Rewritten (1:25) -- Alamo: Filibustering Expedition (2:59) -- America: Culture of Expansionism (1:58) -- Louisiana Purchase/Texas Territory (2:53) -- Spain: Diplomatic Negotiations with America (2:04) -- Mexican Independence (0:23) -- American Settlers Become Mexican Citizens (3:01) -- Republic of Freedonia (2:07) -- Tensions Over Slavery (3:06) -- Jim Bowie (3:05) -- David Crockett: American Character (2:32) -- Americans: Illegal Aliens in Mexico (4:32) -- Mexico: Competing Political Ideas (2:03) -- Santa Anna as Cruel Dictator (2:03) -- Beginning of Texas Revolution (1:13) -- American Occupation of Alamo (2:19) -- Alamo: Arrival of Santa Anna's Troops (3:09) -- Siege of the Alamo: Artillery Bombardment (7:18) -- Santa Anna's Decision (2:15) -- Final Day of Battle of the Alamo (6:25) -- Mysteries of the Alamo Battle (3:27) -- Alamo Survivors (4:01) -- Alamo Heroes Mythologized (4:58) -- Indignation: Fuel for the Rebellion (1:06) -- Texas Independence (1:53) -- Final Battle of the Texas Revolution (3:04) -- Santa Anna's Last Battle (0:54) -- Racist Images of Mexican Warriors (4:47) -- Seditionist Rebels (1:32) -- Complexity of the Story of the Alamo (3:19) -- Credits: The Alamo (0:30)
||This History Channel presentation of The Alamo, documents one of the most famous battles in American history. Using eyewitness accounts, commentary by historians, informative graphics, and dramatic re-enactments, the program offers a detailed description of the bloody showdown on March 6,1836, between the army of Mexican dictator Santa Anna and a band of Texan volunteers, including the legendary Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie, fighting for their independence at a mission-turned-fort.
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|General note||Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on December 02, 2010.|
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|Interest grade level
||8 & up.
|Technical details||System requirements: FOD playback platform.|
|Technical details||Mode of access: Internet.|
|Source of description||Title from distributor's description.|
|Issued in other form||Originally produced: A&E Television Networks, LLC., 1996.|
|Publisher number||43029 Films Media Group|