Skip to comments.Nickelodeon tells kids: Alamo fought for slavery (REWRITING HISTORY BARF ALERT!!!)
Posted on 05/08/2005 4:08:21 AM PDT by txradioguy
Children's TV show says Texans died to preserve human bondage
Posted: May 8, 2005 1:00 a.m. Eastern
© 2005 WorldNetDaily.com
Most Americans believe the 189 Texans who died at the Alamo in 1836 were fighting for independence and liberty, but Nickelodeon, the award winning television network for children, is telling kids that Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie and all the rest were actually fighting to defend slavery.
In a short "Nick News Bump," currently being broadcast, the kids network features the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, site of the battle between a small group of Texans and a large Mexican army under Gen. Santa Ana, "the Napoleon of the West," as he described himself. The Texans, who had taken refuge in the mission known as the Alamo, were killed in fighting that followed a 13-day seige, and their bodies were burned. Mexican losses are estimated to have been around 1,600.
The heroic resistance and loss of life made the Alamo the "cradle of Texas liberty" to most Americans, but that's not the story Nickelodeon tells.
A teenage Hispanic girl provides the voice over as she walks in front of the Alamo:
My name is Salviola. I'm from San Antonio, Texas, and the Alamo is in my backyard.
In 1718, the mission of San Antonio de la Valero was established. The church structure is still standing today and it is known as the Alamo.
The battle for the Alamo is often remembered as a rebellion of a small group of brave Texas farmers fighting against the Mexican army. What you may not know is that at the time, Texas was part of Mexico.
By the early 1800s, a lot of people living in San Antonio were farmers who brought their slaves with them. In 1829, Mexico abolished slavery and what followed was years of conflict between farmers who wanted to keep their slaves and Mexican authorities. This conflict led up to the battle for the Alamo.
In the end, Gen. Santa Ana and 5,000 Mexican soldiers surrounded the Alamo and all the defenders of the mission were killed.
So, when you remember the Alamo, think about the soldiers, the battle and the true story behind it.
Nickelodeon is not the first to revise the history of the Alamo.
Last year, Disney released "The Alamo" at a cost of $100 million a film criticized for its political correctness, as WorldNetDaily reported.
"The movie reads more like a Disney fairy tale and promotes a politically correct revisionist agenda aimed at destroying a traditional American hero," said B. Forrest Clayton of Freedom Alliance, who reviewed the script.
Despite several historical witnesses who told of Davy Crockett being killed fighting, in the thick of combat during the battle, Clayton noted that Disney portrayed Crockett as a "frightened wanderer" who wanted to escape "over the wall" in the dark of night during the historic struggle.
No wonder so many people are home schooling these days.
Simply more anti American revisionism.
The Americans can do no reight for any reason.
What doees John Kerry and company run nick?
And he also told the class that without the atomic bombs we would have never won the war.
Like I said. The more I read this stuff the more I see why people are choosing to educate their kids at home.
Nickelodeon is owned by Viacom, who also owns See BS,
Just wondering if you called the teacher up to verify.
Is your son's teacher a coach who has been assinged to teaching history or someone who actually has a degree in history.
For a short time I was a board member at my kids Charter School..we were reviewing potential history books for the 8th grade level that was spinning up the next year and one section in there actually said that the Pilgrim s "invaded" North America.
I was the only person on the board that seemed to have a problem with it.
Shame on Nickelodeon!
Erastus "Deaf" Smith
Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna
Surrender of Santa Anna, by William H. Huddle
William Barret Travis
The San Jacinto Battleground
[Modified using a template from Hardin, Stephen L. Texian Iliad: A Military History of the Texas Revolution. U. Texas Press, Austin, TX, 1994]
"Judge Roy Bean, the `Law West of the Pecos,' holding court at the old town of Langtry, Texas in 1900, trying a horse thief. This building was courthouse and saloon. No other peace officers in the locality at that time."
Nope, he's the math teacher. (same difference)
I guess since the Texans at the Alamo were all dirty eeeeeeeeeevvvvvvvvvil Slave Owners...then what Santa Ana did to the forces at Goliad is suddenly justified huh?
They want it back?
"Come and take it!!"
" the Pilgrim s "invaded" North America."
Pilgrim warriors. That is a new concept for me.
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