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Encyclopedia > Alamos

The name Álamos can refer to the following:

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Battle of the Alamo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2647 words)
The Battle of the Alamo was a 19th Century battle between the Republic of Mexico and the rebel Texian forces during the Texas Revolution.
But, as part of the terms of the agreement, Cos was also forced to surrender the public property of BĂ©xar; 500 muskets, 21 pieces of artillery, military supplies and the ammunition stocks in the town.
In the United States at the time, the siege of the Alamo was seen as a battle of American settlers against Mexicans, but many of the ethnic Mexicans in Texas (called Tejanos) in fact sided with the rebellion.
MSN Encarta - The Alamo (282 words)
Alamo, The, former Franciscan mission in San Antonio, Texas, erected about 1722, later used as a fort, and now preserved as a state monument.
The Alamo was the site of the most heroic episode of the Texan war of independence against Mexico.
With the men, inside The Alamo, were about 15 civilians, including the wife of one of the defenders, a fl slave, and a few Mexican families who lived there.
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