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The Alamo / A&E Television Networks, LLC.

Other author/creatorA&E Television Networks, LLC.
Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], ©1996.
Description1 streaming video file (96 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Contents 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)
Abstract 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.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on December 02, 2010.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 8 & up.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: A&E Television Networks, LLC., 1996.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number43029 Films Media Group

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