The Runaway Scrape

By Billy Loran Moore

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In 1836, Mexico’s president Santa Anna sent his armies ravaging across Texas in an effort to drive out the American settlers. The settlers fled, and their desperate attempt at escape became known as “the Runaway Scrape.” The conflict culminated in the Battle of San Jacinto, where a ragtag revolutionary army braced for what would be a historic battle.

Description

In 1836, Mexico’s president Santa Anna vowed to drive American settlers out of Texas, which at that time was a Mexican territory whose residents wanted to make it into an independent state. Santa Anna sent his armies ravaging across the state, sending citizens fleeing toward safety in the United States. This pell-mell, mass, desperate attempt at escape became known as “the Runaway Scrape.”

The conflict culminated in the Battle of San Jacinto, during which an outnumbered and outgunned ragtag revolutionary army fought a well-armed and well-equipped foe. They not only demolished the enemy but also captured Santa Anna. It is a remarkable story.

Details

Ages
11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
Grades
6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
Subjects
Novels
Pages
201
ISBN
978-0-88092-619-5
Order Code
6195