The Battle of the Alamo is one of the most famous battles not only in Texas history but in American history. Just as with many famous events, myths and legends about the battle have long fired people's imaginations. In this activity, you will learn about the myths—and the "real stories"—concerning the defenders and events at the Battle of the Alamo.
Destination Title: The Alamo
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Start at The Alamo Web site.
- Click on The Alamo in 1836.
- Now click on Alamo Myths and Misconceptions.
- Read the information provided.
Use what you have learned to answer the following questions.