The movie Alamo is a movie based on a battle between white
Americans and the Mexican government.
“Alamo” is a place in San Antonio, Texas used as a fort during the Texas
revolution. The play is about the war
that started February 23, 1835, due to the increased influx of white American
migrants to the Mexico area. By then, Texas used to be part of Mexico. Although
slavery was illegal, white American settlers brought their slaves with them.
Mexico tried to stop the slavery and limit the migrant of American. Thus the
2. The movie began
at the site of Alamo, where it showed dead bodies of Texas defender and Mexican
attackers scattered all over the ground.
The film then showed a year when Sam Houston was at a party trying to
persuade people to migrate to Texas.
During that conversation, Jim Bowie while having drinks was ordered to
go to San Antonio and destroy Alamo.
3. When Bowie
arrived in San Antonio, he didn’t expect to see the Santa Anna’s army
surrounding the Alamo. So he decided to meet with the Mexican general to talk
thing outs. After several small fights and retreats between them, the Texans
wanted more people to fight and couldn’t get more people. Finally, Santa Anna
surrenders to the wounded Houston in exchange for his life and agrees to order
all Mexican troops to withdraw from Texas.
4. Texas gained
independence from the war by standing their grounds at the Alamo for better for
worse has made the battle of Alamo a heroic and historical war.
5. The movie also
portrayed historical dress costumes such as some top hat bowlers, Victorian
men’s wear, Victorian waistcoats, jabots, smoking hats. Because of the shared
beliefs and cultural symbols, the story of the Alamo has caused a powerful myth
in the history of Texas. The movie is used to portray the social and political
views of the Texans. Characters of this film include William Travis, Davy
Crockett, Jim Bowie, Mexican General Dictator, and Sam Houston.