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- Editor's note. // Cobblestone;Sep94, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p2
Offers brief information about the action-packed life of Sam Houston. His work as one of the founders of Texas; His friendship with the Cherokee Indians.
- The raven and the Cherokees. Roberts, Madge Thornall // Cobblestone;Sep94, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p4
Gives information on the life of Sam Houston, who was born in Virginia. Why he ran off to live with Cherokee Indians; Chief John Jolly (or Oolooteka) who became Sam's surrogate father; Sam's second wife, Tiana Rogers Gentry, Chief John Jolly's niece.
- Keeping track of Sam Houston. // Cobblestone;Sep94, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p7
Presents highlights from the life of Samuel Houston from his birth in 1793 to his death in 1863. His life with the Cherokees; His election as governor of Tennessee; His capture of Santa Anna after the Battle of San Jacinto; His deposition as governor of Texas.
- The long road to glory. Jones, Catherine Grace // Cobblestone;Sep94, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p32
Explains why many Texans saw Sam Houston as a traitor in the last years of his life. His opposition to reopening the slave trade; His refusal to swear allegiance to the Confederacy when he was governor of Texas; How he is remembered now.
- `Fight and be damned!' Said Sam Houston. Nevin, David; Shaw, Charles // Smithsonian;Jul92, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p82
Profiles Texan pioneer Sam Houston. Early political activities Houston engaged in; His close relationship with President Andrew Jackson; Military opposition to Texan settlers from Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna of Mexico; Tactical opportunities Houston employed during battles with the Mexican...
- Sam the man. Dingus, Anne // Texas Monthly;Mar93, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p110
Profiles Texas hero Sam Houston. Memorial on his 200th birthday; Brief sketch of his life; Books written about him; Chronicles of his battles; Marriages; Political career.
- Governor, President, Senator, Hero. // American History Illustrated;Jan1987, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p36
Though he had become a Texas hero, Sam Houston's personal life was a disaster. Then, at age 41, he married Margaret Moffette Lea, 21, who viewed her marriage as a divine calling to save Houston from himself. She seems to have succeeded in helping him conquer his alcohol problems and find...
- More from the lone star state. Nathan, P. // Publishers Weekly;2/17/1992, Vol. 239 Issue 10, p33
Reports that Disney has plans for a theatrical feature or miniseries about Sam Houston, who led his forces to post-Alamo victory over Mexico in the battle of San Jacinto. The literary source is `The Raven,' a Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Marquis James published by Bobbs-Merrill in 1929. ...
- Sam Houston: Larger than life. Peterson, Robert W. // Boys' Life;Sep94, Vol. 84 Issue 9, p15
Profiles Sam Houston, a military hero who became the first elected president of Texas when it was an independent republic. His early life and adoption by Cherokee Indians; His army service; The battle of San Jacinto; The debate over Houston.