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Dawn at the Alamo, a painting that hangs in the Texas Capitol, depicts the artist's rendition of the events of the morning of March 6, 1836. (Image/Public Domain)

Texas Ed Board Votes to Keep ‘Heroic’ Alamo Defenders in History Lessons

The Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) approved Friday their unanimous decision to continue to describe the “heroism” of Alamo defenders and teach the William B. Travis letter “To the People of Texas and All Americans in the World,” also known as “Victory or Death” in seventh grade social studies lessons.