In 1986, the Texas Sesquicentennial gave Texans the opportunity to celebrate one hundred and fifty years of independence. It also allowed for an opportunity to view the Texas Revolution based upon new evidence and research. The experiences and history of the people of Texas, Mexico and the United States converge to create a deeper understanding of the Texas Revolution. This establishes a historical context for the events and historical figures associated with the conflict, including context for; Anglo colonization, the politics of Mexico, and the Battle of the Alamo. Come hear noted historians discuss the state of scholarship on the Texas Revolution as we commemorate the 183rd anniversary of the Siege and Battle of the Alamo. Register today!Our panel of historians will include:
Miguel Soto, Ph.D., Professor of Mexican History at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Andrew Torget, Associate Professor of History at the University of North Texas
Gregg Dimmick, Ph.D., Author of Sea of Mud: The Retreat of the Mexican Army after San Jacinto, An Archaeological Investigation and General Vicente Filisola's Analysis of Jose Urrea's Military Diary: A Forgotten 1838 Publication by an Eyewitness to the Texas Revolution.
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Historians Speak, 10a.m. - 11 a.m. | $10 | Registration required, register here.
300 Alamo Plaza
San Antonio, TX 78205