Battle of Palo Alto

The purpose of this lesson is to help students understand the Battle of Palo Alto which happened in the Rio Grande Valley. The Battle of Palo Alto was the first battle of the Mexican-American War. Palo Alto recalls the scenes described by soldiers in dozen of letters and diaries entries. By the students understanding the history of Palo Alto, they will gain the outlook of their local history.


Aisha Gonzalez and Karina Olvera