TEKS Expectation 7.3C

7.3C Explain the issues surrounding significant events of the Texas Revolution, including the Battle of Gonzales; the siege of the Alamo, William B. Travis's letter "To the People of Texas and All Americans in the World," and the heroism of the diverse defenders who gave their lives there; the Constitutional Convention of 1836; Fannin's surrender at Goliad; and the Battle of San Jacinto.
Belongs to Statement 7.3: The student understands how individuals, events, and issues related to the Texas Revolution shaped the history of Texas.

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Teacher & Community Submitted Resources

Title
Letter from James Cramp, December 12, 1835
#100 Circular to the Public from Council
1857 Petition by Heirs
1861 Petition by Heirs
A History of Smith County, Texas
A History of Trinity County Texas, 1827 to 1928
A Memorial and Biographical History of Navarro, Henderson, Anderson, Limestone, Freestone and Leon Counties, Texas
A New History of Texas for Schools -1895
A Pictorial History of Texas, from the Earliest Visits of European Adventurers, to A.D. 1879
A Revolution Rembered: The Memoirs and Selected Correspondence of Juan N. Seguin
A Southern Community in Crisis: Harrison County, Texas, 1850-1880
A Texas Scrap-book
A Texas Scrap-Book: Made Up of the History, Biography, and Miscellany of Texas and Its People
A Thumb-nail History of the City of Houston, Texas, from Its Founding in 1836 to the Year 1912
A Wild and Vivid Land: An Illustrated History of the South Texas Border
A Witness to Westward Expansion
Adairs Texas Pictorial Handbook
Alamo Lesson Plan - 7th Grade
Almonte's Texas: Juan N. Almonte's 1834 Inspection, Secret Report and Role in the 1836 Campaign
Almontes Texas: Juan N. Almontes 1834 Inspection, Secret Report, and Role in the 1836 Campaign
An Authentic Account of the Battle of San Jacinto
Arnie Armadillo and the Texas Heroes - Samuel 'Sam' Houston
Austin Treasures-Online Exhibits
Battle flag said to have been captured from Santa Anna at San Jacinto
Battle of San Jacinto
Battle of San Jacinto
Battle of the Alamo
Bet You Didn't Know: Texas
Biographical Encyclopedia of Texas
Biography of José Antonio Navarro / Written by an Old Texan.
Biography of Private Alfonso Steele
Black Bean Episode
Casa Navarro Pre-Visit & Post-Visit Lesson Plans 7th Grade Learning Level
Celtaire String Band - Living History through Music & the Military
Circular from the Committee of Safety of the Jurisdiction of Austin
Colonial Challenges Austin Faced
Constitution of the Republic of Texas
Contours of Discovery: Printed Maps Delineating the Texas and Southwestern Chapters in the Cartographic History of North America
Convention of 1836
Curriculum Guide for Teaching Texas History
Deconstructing History: The Alamo
DeWitt Colony Papers: Documents and Correspondence for 1829 - 1834
DeWitt Colony Papers: Documents and Correspondence for 1835
DeWitt Colony Papers: Documents and Correspondence for 1836
Documents of Texas History
Early Days in Texas
El Llano Estacado: Exploration and Imagination on the High Plains of Texas and New Mexico, 1536-1860
El Mesquite
Famous Gunfighters and Feuds
Fannins Fight
Financing the Texas Revolution
Flags of the Republic
Fort Davis: Outpost on the Texas Frontier
Fort Lancaster: Texas Frontier Sentinel
Fort St. Louis
Freiheitskampf in Texas im Jahr 1836
From San Antonio to the Panhandle: Texas Pioneer Women
Gabriel Minime Sieur Barbier
Galveston: A History and a Guide
Giants of Texas History Online Exhibit
Goliad Campaign of 1836
Goliad Massacre
Ground plan of Fort Defiance, La Bahia Mission
Guide for Lesson Plans: Excerpts from Curriculum Guide for Texas History
Historical Map Collection
History of Texas: from Its First Settlement in 1685 to Its Annexation to the United States in 1846, Volume 1
History of the Revolution in Texas
Houstons Account of San Jacinto to David Burnett
How did the growth of railroads impact population growth?
I Would Rather Sleep In Texas: A History of the Lower Rio Grande Valley and the People of the Santa Anita Land Grant
Image Gallery for the Curriculum Guide For Teaching Texas History
Introduction to Stephen F. Austin
Introduction to the Tavern Stage of Texas Gunfights
Introduction to the Tavern Stage of Texas Gunfights
James Bowie's Mexican Land Grant Application, 1830
Jose Antonio Navarro: In Search of the American-Dream in Nineteenth-Century Texas
Lavaca Bay
Lesson Ideas for A Destined Conflict Lesson Plan
Letter from Baradere to Valentin Gomez Farias, April 2, 1836
Letter from Burnet to Zavala April 22nd 1836
Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala Jr. to unknown person, enclosed with letter to W.E. Hutchison, July 1, 1879
Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to Burnet-September 11, 1836
Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to Guadalupe Victoria, September 26, 1828
Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to his son, May 28, 1836
Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to Santa Anna, March 4, 1829
Letter from Moreau Forrest to Mary Forrest, Houston, Texas, August 23, 1837
Letter from Zavala to Mexia, May 26, 1836
Life of Lorenzo de Zavala by Mary Jane Harris Briscoe
Llanos-Cárdenas Expedition
Lone Star Leadership Academy
Matamoros and the Texas Revolution
McKinney Falls: The Ranch Home of Thomas F. McKinney, Pioneer Texas Entrepreneur
Memorial and Biographical History of Ellis County
Memorias para la historia de la guerra de Tejas, Vol. 1
Memorias para la historia de la guerra de Tejas, Vol. 2
Mexican Americans In Texas History: Selected Essays
Mexican Texas to Independence
Mexico and Her Military Chieftains
Military Maps of the Texas Revolution
Mirabeau B. Lamar Travel Journal, 1835
Modern Economy of Texas
More Famous Gunfights and Locations
Moses and Stephen F. Austin in Texas
New Texas History Movies
Notable Texas Landmarks
Opinion de Don Lorenzo de Zavala
Papers concerning Robertsons Colony in Texas, Volume 10
Peg Leg: The Improbable Life of a Texas Hero, Thomas William Ward, 1807-1872
Photo of Battle of San Jacinto Survivors
Photo of Survivors of Battle of San Jacinto
Photograph of veterans of the Texas Revolution in 1836
Placido Benavides
Polk orders American troops into disputed territory
Proceedings of a Meeting of the Citizens of Nashville, Tenn., in favor of Recognizing the Independence of Texas
Proclamation of Sam Houston, A Call for Volunteers, December 12, 1835
Refugio Mission
Remember Goliad! A History of La Bahia
Remember the Alamo, 1836
Revista del Armamento y Montura que Marcha a la Capital de Monclova, 1835
Sam Houston
Sam Houston at San Jacinto
Sam Houston Museum-Virtual Tour
Sam Houston's Copy of His Official Report of the Battle of San Jacinto
Sam Houston's Notes Before San Jacinto, April 19, 1836
Sam Houston: American Statesman, Soldier, and Pioneer
Sam Houstons Texans
San Jacinto Monument
Santa Anna's Battle Flag
Santa Anna]s Manifesto of 1837 on the Texas Campaign
Sea of Mud: The Retreat of the Mexican Army after San Jacinto, An Archeological Investigation
Sidney Sherman
Siege of Bexar
Sons of the DeWitt Colony, Texas
Stephen F. Austin
Stephen F. Austin in Texas
Stories of Texas Women: Flag Makers of the Texas Revolution
Sworn statement prepared by Elijah Stapp
Tejanos Through Time - TSHA ebook
Texas 175: A Dozen Documents That Made A Difference
Texas and the Texans; or, Advance of the Anglo-Americans to the South-West; including a history of leading events in Mexico
Texas Declaration of Independence
Texas Digital Newspaper Program
Texas Forts
Texas History Coloring Book
Texas History Mini-Qs from The DBQ Project
Texas History Movie
Texas History Snippets Interactive Map: Roads and Places of the Texas Revolution
Texas History Stories, Number 4: The Alamo, Remember Goliad, Story of San Jacinto.
Texas Originals: Carlos E. Castañeda
Texas Originals: Clara Driscoll
Texas Originals: Mary Austin Holley
Texas Originals: Miriam "Ma" Ferguson
Texas Originals: William Barret Travis
Texas Pioneer Women: Enterprising Women in the West
Texas Pioneer Women: Legacies
Texas Pioneer Women: Mexican Era
Texas Pioneer Women: Q&A
Texas Pioneer Women: Spanish Era
Texas Pioneer Women: Statehood Era
Texas Revolution
Texas Talk with State Historian of Texas Bill O'Neal: Gunslingers in Texas
Texas Talk: Dr. Gregg Cantrell Speaks on Stephen F. Austin's Early Life
Texas Talks with Dr. Frank de la Teja: Spanish Missions in Texas
Texas Talks with Dr. Frank de la Teja: Spanish Missions in Texas
Texas Talks with Dr. Gregg Cantrell Stephen F. Austin: Empresario of Texas: Full Texas Talk
Texas Talks with the State Historian of Texas Bill O'Neal: Conclusion
Texas Talks with the State Historian of Texas Bill O'Neal: Question and Answers
Texas Talks: Bill O'Neal From the Alamo to San Jacinto, Questions and Answers
Texas Talks: Bill O'Neal on the Battle of San Jacinto, Part 6
Texas Talks: Bill O'Neal on the Fall of the Alamo, Part 4
Texas Talks: BIll O'Neal on the Runaway Scrape, Part 5
Texas Talks: Billl O'Neal From the Alamo to San Jacinto, Full Webinar
Texas Talks: Gregg Dimmick discusses the Tensions Regarding the Returning of the Gonzales' Cannon.
Texas Talks: Talking Tejano History, Companias Volantes, Part 4
Texas Talks: Talking Tejano History, Emma Tenayuca, Part 5
Texas Talks: Talking Tejano History, Jose de la luz Saenz, Part 3
Texas Talks: Talking Tejano History, Mexican Independence, Part 6
Texas Talks: Talking Tejano History, The Tejano Monument, Part 2
Texas Talks: Talking Tejano History, The TSHA Handbook of Tejano History, Part 1
The Alamo
The Alamo and the Old Army
The Alamo in Myth and History
The Alamo-Remembering Through Education (7th grade packet)
The Alamo: Building a Scale Model (7th grade)
The Alamo: Movie Review and Student Handout
The Ballad of the Alamo-Brian Burns
The Battle of San Jacinto
The Battle of San Jacinto
The Battle of the Alamo
The Battle-Field of San Jacinto: An Historical Sketch
The Encyclopedia of Texas, Volume 1
The Evolution of Early "Six Shooter" Technology
The Fall of the Alamo; an Historical Drama in Four Acts; Concluded by an Epilogue Entitled, the Battle of San Jacinto
The Goliad Massacre
The Goliad Massacre: 360° Web Film
The History of Greater Dallas and Vicinity, Vol. 1
The Houston Story
The Joseph Bonnell Story (Short Version)
The Memoirs of Santa Anna
The Samuel May Williams Home: The Life and Neighborhood of an Early Galveston Entrepreneur
The Seige of Bexar
The Story of Corpus Christi
The Story of Texas Edcator Guide: Second Floor - Building the Lone Star Identity
The Texas Republic: A Social and Economic History
The Texas Revolution
The Texas Revolution
The Treaties of Velasco
The US-Mexican War
The war in Texas; a review of facts and circumstances, showing that this contest is a crusade against Mexico
The Yellow Stone
Travis Letter by Willie Nelson
True Veterans of Texas. An Account of the Battle of San Jacinto.
Tyranny on the Southern Plains: Remember the Alamo
Veteran Bond
Veterans of the Mexican War (Texas Revolution)
Vicente Filisola
When Texas Was Young
William B.Travis and James Butler Bonham
William Barret Travis & Letter from the Alamo, 1836
Women In Early Texas
Zénobe Membré
Border Land: The Struggle for Texas, 1820-1879

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