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1 Who Am I? Read the clues. If you can figure out who it is talking about, you can use these as your notes!

2 Who Am I? #2 Wife of an officer who fought at the Alamo Was released, along with her daughter, from the Alamo Told Sam Houston’s army about the fate of the men at the Alamo

3 Who Am I? #3 Defeated troops sent by Fannin at Refugio Defeated Fannin and his troops by surrounding them at Coleto Creek Marched Texas troops to Goliad, asked Santa Anna to spare their lives Carried out, but did not agree with, the Goliad Massacre

4 Who Am I? #4 Minor skirmish at San Jacinto was won because of his quick skills Became leader of the cavalry After the war, he was made Secretary of War in Burnet’s cabinet and demanded that Santa Anna be executed

5 Who Am I? #5 Wife of Mexican army officer Cared for Texans during their time at Goliad Convinced the military officers to spare the lives of 20 men with skills Hid a few prisoners until shooting was over Named “The Angel of Goliad”

6 Who Am I? #6 Slave of William B. Travis Life was spared at the Alamo, because he was a slave Told Sam Houston’s army about the fate of the men at the Alamo

7 Who Am I? #7 Leader of Mexican troops under Santa Anna Was forced to surrender when Ben Milam attacked him and his troops at San Antonio Joined Santa Anna’s troops before the Battle of San Jacinto—most of his troops were inexperienced

8 Who Am I? #8 Leader of troops at Coleto Creek, and of the prisoners at the Goliad Massacre Indecisiveness led to his troops not making it to help at the Alamo, but instead being defeated at Coleto Creek Murdered in the Goliad Massacre

9 Who Am I? #9 Helped write the Mexican Constitution of 1824, quickly became upset with Santa Anna’s rule Vice President of the ad interim government His home was turned into a temporary hospital to care for wounded soldiers after the Battle of San Jacinto

10 Who Am I? #10 President of the ad interim government Urged (and was ignored by) Sam Houston to attack Santa Anna immediately following the losses at the Alamo and Goliad Worked out the terms of the Treaties of Velasco, including an agreement to not kill Santa Anna

11 Who Am I? #11 Sent from Goliad to inspect the Alamo to see if it should be protected or abandoned In charge of the volunteer army at the Alamo Becomes ill with pneumonia during the siege (before the battle) Knife named after me

12 Who Am I? #12 Leader of the regular army (volunteer army did not like him) Sent out a call for more volunteers in his famous “Victory, or Death!” letter— promised to never surrender (letter did not arrive in time) Killed at the Alamo

13 Who Am I? #13 Came to the Alamo from Tennessee with 12 volunteers Well known figure as a frontiersman and a former Congressman Well liked by the Texas soldiers, did not act as their leader, but as their equal Killed at the Alamo

14 Who Am I? #14 Regained command of the Texas army after the loss at the Battle of the Alamo Continued to retreat even though he was told to stop and fight Found the “perfect spot” and was victorious at San Jacinto Because of his efforts during the Revolution, he will become the first elected President of the Republic of Texas

15 Who Am I? #15 Head general of the Mexican army (also President of Mexico) Underestimated the troops at the Alamo; his army still won, but suffered major losses Was surprise attacked and defeated at San Jacinto Life was spared in the private Treaty of Velasco

16 Who Am I? #16 Recruited volunteers from farms along the San Antonio River before fighting really started Tejano who was sent from the Alamo to gather more volunteers Became a captain in Houston’s army:Led the Tejano portion of Sam Houston’s army at San Jacinto—they wore cardboard/cards in their hats to prevent confusion with the Mexican army


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