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The vastness and diversity of Texas are evident in nearly all aspects of its physical features, economy, history and cultural life.
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Deconstructing History: Alamo
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It has become the site and symbol of the battle for Texan independence, but there is much more to the story. Find out why Americans will always remember the Alamo.
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Find out why the battle of the Alamo still captures the imaginations of Americans after more than two centuries.
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A former Franciscan mission near San Antonio, the Alamo was the site of an 1836 battle between Mexican troops and a small number of Texan defenders.Go
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