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  • 1. 
    The delegates to the Convention of 1836 gave _______________ full command of both the regular army and the volunteers.

  • 2. 
    Sam Houston ordered that the town of ____________ be burned so that Mexican troops could not take any additional supplies.

  • 3. 
    The ___________________ was the flight by Texans eastward to avoid the advancing Mexican army after word spread of the fall of the Alamo.

  • 4. 
    On March 14, 1936, Jose de Urrea won the Battle of __________, defeating a number of Colonel James Fannin's troops who had been sent to evacuate the settlement.

  • 5. 
    Colonel James Fannin was wounded and surrendered to Mexican forces at the Battle of _______.

  • 6. 
    More than 400 Texans were executed by Mexican soldiers at what came to be known as the __________ Massacre.

  • 7. 
    _______________, who Texans later referred to as the Angel of Goliad, helped a few people escape the massacre.

  • 8. 
    Sam Houston trained and drilled his troops at a plantation owned by Jared ______.

  • 9. 
    After he bravely saved the lives of two Texans, Private Mirabeau B. ________ was promoted to colonel and put in charge of the calvary.

  • 10. 
    When the Texas soldiers won the Battle of _____________, they also won the war.

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