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Texas History
Austin
celebration
pecan
government
Capital city of Texas
a special way to show that something is important
state tree of Texas
a group of people who work together to run a city, state, or…
Austin
Capital city of Texas
celebration
a special way to show that something is important
29 terms
Texas History (revolution of Texas)
The Alamo
Santa Anna
William Travis
Jim Bowie
old Spanish mission that is best remembered for the battle fo…
Mexican dictator who was in charge when war broke out between…
Commander of the defenders of the Alamo who was only 26 years…
An American killed while fighting at the Battle of the Alamo…
The Alamo
old Spanish mission that is best remembered for the battle fo…
Santa Anna
Mexican dictator who was in charge when war broke out between…
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Texas History
Retreat
ad interim
provisional
War Council
withdraw; to run away from a battle; move back
temporary; only last for short time
conditional; temporary; tentative
a group of people decide military movements; A group who disc…
Retreat
withdraw; to run away from a battle; move back
ad interim
temporary; only last for short time
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Texas History
The Alamo
The Archives War
Battle of Coleto Prairie
Battle of Concepcion
William Travis assumes command and arrives with 30 volunteers…
Angelina Eberly, March 1842, Fight over capital (Houston or A…
Fannin tries to call together a council at which point Urrea…
Fought on October 28, 1835 between Mexican troops under Colon…
The Alamo
William Travis assumes command and arrives with 30 volunteers…
The Archives War
Angelina Eberly, March 1842, Fight over capital (Houston or A…
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Texas History
Cabeza de Vaca-1528
Francisco Coronado-1541
French In Texas-1682
missions
Spaniard, first expedition to land in Texas having floated fr…
Heard stories of "Cities of Gold" ● Assembled a 1,000 man exp…
Robert de la Salle established a French settlement in Fort Sa…
Provided protection to both Indians and Priests inside the mi…
Cabeza de Vaca-1528
Spaniard, first expedition to land in Texas having floated fr…
Francisco Coronado-1541
Heard stories of "Cities of Gold" ● Assembled a 1,000 man exp…
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Texas History
Texas is bordered by which four states?
Texas shares its southern border with…
The border between Texas and Mexico is…
What is the Rio Grande also called?
New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana
Mexico
the Rio Grande
"Big River"
Texas is bordered by which four states?
New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana
Texas shares its southern border with…
Mexico
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Texas History Vocabulary
physical geographic feature
region
indigenous
nomad
any characteristic of the Earth's surface that was created by…
a spatial area of land that is unified by a common characteri…
originating in a specific place or region
someone who moves from place to place with no permanent home
physical geographic feature
any characteristic of the Earth's surface that was created by…
region
a spatial area of land that is unified by a common characteri…
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Texas History: Filibusters
filibusters
settlers
laws
spy
people who entered Spanish land without permission to gain la…
people who occupy lands
rules of conduct in a society
a person who collects information for others to use
filibusters
people who entered Spanish land without permission to gain la…
settlers
people who occupy lands
Texas History: Regions of Texas
Gulf Coastal Plains
Gulf Coastal Plains
oil production,shipping,manufacturing,…
Gulf Cosatal Plains
which region is closest to the ocean?
which region has the flattest land
The Gulf Coastal Plains has ...
has the most rainfall and is hot and humid
Gulf Coastal Plains
which region is closest to the ocean?
Gulf Coastal Plains
which region has the flattest land
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Texas Indians-Texas History
A person who has no fixed abode and mo…
The __ lived on the coast between pres…
A __ canoe was made by hollowing out a…
There were many bugs and mosquitoes al…
B
D
B
C
A person who has no fixed abode and mo…
B
The __ lived on the coast between pres…
D
32 terms
Texas History Review
Causes of the Civil War
Abraham Lincoln
Jefferson Davis
Ulysses S. Grant
-Firing on Fort Sumter... -Abraham Lincoln's election... -Secession…
-President of the Union... -Wanted to Reconcile and Rebuild the…
-First and only president of the Confederate States of America
-General of the Union Army
Causes of the Civil War
-Firing on Fort Sumter... -Abraham Lincoln's election... -Secession…
Abraham Lincoln
-President of the Union... -Wanted to Reconcile and Rebuild the…
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Government -- Texas History - 2016
Bill of Rights
1st Amendment
4th Amendment
5th Amendment
List of freedoms that limit or restrict government actions ag…
Free speech, freedom of religion, free press, right to assemb…
Right to privacy; police must have a warrant to search or tak…
Right to remain silent; don't have to testify against yourself
Bill of Rights
List of freedoms that limit or restrict government actions ag…
1st Amendment
Free speech, freedom of religion, free press, right to assemb…
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Texas History: Regions of Texas
Gulf Costal Plains
Gulf Costal Plains
oil production,shipping,manufacturing,…
Gulf Costal Plains
which region is closest to the ocean?
which region has the flattest land
The Gulf Costal Plains has ...
has the most rainfall and is hot and humid
Gulf Costal Plains
which region is closest to the ocean?
Gulf Costal Plains
which region has the flattest land
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Texas History
Empresario
Mission
Stephen F Austin
Miguel Hildago
settler who was in charge of a settlement
place where Spanish friars taught Indians Christianity and ho…
Father of Texas
Leader of Mexican Independence
Empresario
settler who was in charge of a settlement
Mission
place where Spanish friars taught Indians Christianity and ho…
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Texas History
Bluebonnet
Pecan
Lone Star State
Mockingbird
State flower
State tree
Nickname for Texas
State bird
Bluebonnet
State flower
Pecan
State tree
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Texas History
Constitution of 1824
Law of April 6, 1830
Annexation
Coahuila
Mexican constitution that established a states' rights govern…
designed to stop further U.S. immigration; Stephen F. Austin…
..., The adding of a region to the territory of an existing p…
..., What was the name of the large Spanish province that inc…
Constitution of 1824
Mexican constitution that established a states' rights govern…
Law of April 6, 1830
designed to stop further U.S. immigration; Stephen F. Austin…
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Chapter 4 Vocabulary Texas History
historians
eras
prehistory
anthropologists
people who study the past
periods of time with particular characteristics that differen…
period before written records
scholars who study how people live and relate to each other,…
historians
people who study the past
eras
periods of time with particular characteristics that differen…
36 terms
History of Texas
Native American Groups from Texas... Reg…
Native American Groups from Texas... Reg…
Native American Groups from Texas... Reg…
Native American Groups from Texas... Mon…
1) Coahuiltecan (Río Grande Valley)... Activity: Food gatherers…
Apache (Central and Western Texas)... Activity: Farming and hun…
Comanche... Activity: Hunters, famous horsemens
Jumano (West Texas)... Activity: Farming and hunting
Native American Groups from Texas... Reg…
1) Coahuiltecan (Río Grande Valley)... Activity: Food gatherers…
Native American Groups from Texas... Reg…
Apache (Central and Western Texas)... Activity: Farming and hun…
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Texas history Trivia
What does the colors and the symbols o…
What is the state capitol?
Who is the state Governor?
What date did Texas join the Union?
The rectangle consists of a vertical bar of blue and horizont…
Austin, Texas
Greg Abbott
Dec. 29, 1845
What does the colors and the symbols o…
The rectangle consists of a vertical bar of blue and horizont…
What is the state capitol?
Austin, Texas
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Unit One Texas History Vocabulary
scale
legend
Geography
absolute location
scale
legend
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Texas History
Bluebonnet
Pecan
Lone Star State
Mockingbird
State flower
State tree
Nickname for Texas
State bird
Bluebonnet
State flower
Pecan
State tree
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Texas History
federal legislation
acquisition
treaty
immigration
national laws or mandates created by congress
to gain ownership or control
a formal agreement of peace or alliance
the movement of people into another country
federal legislation
national laws or mandates created by congress
acquisition
to gain ownership or control
15 terms
Texas History
Austin
celebration
pecan
government
Capital city of Texas
a special way to show that something is important
state tree of Texas
a group of people who work together to run a city, state, or…
Austin
Capital city of Texas
celebration
a special way to show that something is important
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Texas History - Chapter 19 Vocabulary
ranchero
open range
drive
drover
spanish word for rancher
public land that could be used by anyone, usually for grazing…
the movement of cattle in large herds to a stockyard or market
a person who moves livestock overland to market
ranchero
spanish word for rancher
open range
public land that could be used by anyone, usually for grazing…
20 terms
Texas History
missions
Manifest Destiny
Empresario
Tejano
religious centers to make natives convert
early belief that the United States was meant to expand throu…
one granted right to settle in Spanish Texas
a person of Mexican descent living in Texas
missions
religious centers to make natives convert
Manifest Destiny
early belief that the United States was meant to expand throu…
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Texas History
Caddos
Karankawas
The Coachulitecan
The Lipan and Lipan-Apache
-East and NorthEast Texas ... - most culturally advanced... - succe…
- Ranged along the gulf coast... - loosely organized and primiti…
- ranged along the lower rio grande... - sparse existence mainly…
-Ranged eastward and had most contact with Texans... - fought th…
Caddos
-East and NorthEast Texas ... - most culturally advanced... - succe…
Karankawas
- Ranged along the gulf coast... - loosely organized and primiti…
23 terms
Texas history
Customs duties
Provision
Ad interim
Centralist
are taxes on imported goods
temporary; provided or serving only for the time being
Serving for intervening time, temporary
Supports strong national power and weak state power
Customs duties
are taxes on imported goods
Provision
temporary; provided or serving only for the time being
12 terms
Texas History
Bluebonnet
Pecan
Lone Star State
Mockingbird
State flower
State tree
Nickname for Texas
State bird
Bluebonnet
State flower
Pecan
State tree
Texas History
La Salle
Empresario
Benjamin Lundy
Constitution of 1824
1. Who was he? La Salle was a french explorer. La Salle wante…
1. Who were they? Some of the major empresarios were Stephen…
1. Who was he? An American Quaker abolitionist from New Jerse…
Texas and Coahuila are one and outlines the impresario system.
La Salle
1. Who was he? La Salle was a french explorer. La Salle wante…
Empresario
1. Who were they? Some of the major empresarios were Stephen…
43 terms
Texas History
What is the capital of Texas?
What is the largest city in Texas?
Why does El Paso get less rain than ot…
What are some differences between East…
Austin
Houston
Because it is higher in elevation, and further away from the…
East Texas: Larger Cities, More rain, Rivers, and Fertile soi…
What is the capital of Texas?
Austin
What is the largest city in Texas?
Houston
18 terms
Texas History
Natural Texas and its people
Age of contact
Spanish Colonial
Types of maps
Pre-history to when the Europeans made contact in 1528
The era of the first contact 0f Spain to when the Spanish mis…
From when Spanish Missions were built to when Mexico revolted.
Political, Physical, Climate, Economic and Resource, Populati…
Natural Texas and its people
Pre-history to when the Europeans made contact in 1528
Age of contact
The era of the first contact 0f Spain to when the Spanish mis…
15 terms
Texas History
Region
Archaeologists
Petrogliphs
Pictographs
areas or places grouped together because of similar character…
people who study ancient artifacts and people from the past
prehistoric drawings and writings in rocks
pictures drawn or painted on cave walls and cliffs
Region
areas or places grouped together because of similar character…
Archaeologists
people who study ancient artifacts and people from the past
TEXAS HISTORY - Important People
Alonso Alvarez de Pineda
Moses Austin
George Childress
Stephen F. Austin
first explorer to map the coast of Texas
first American to work with the Spanish government to settle…
chaired the committee in charge of writing the Texas Declarat…
first American to recruit and settle Americans in Texas/Mexic…
Alonso Alvarez de Pineda
first explorer to map the coast of Texas
Moses Austin
first American to work with the Spanish government to settle…
22 terms
Texas History
New Deal
Black Tuesday
Texas at the Start of the Great Depres…
Dust Bowl
"Alphabet Agencies" Relief, recovery, and reform programs cre…
Day the stock market crashed- October 29, 1929
Texas wasn't affected right away because Texas was mostly agr…
Time period of severe drought and "black blizzards" brought o…
New Deal
"Alphabet Agencies" Relief, recovery, and reform programs cre…
Black Tuesday
Day the stock market crashed- October 29, 1929
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Texas History; Texas becomes Texas
Battle of Gonzales
Battle of Gonzales
Battle of Golliad
Battle of Golliad
The Mexican army came to confiscate a cannon that belonged to…
The Texans flew a flag with the challenge that said "Come and…
By capturing La Bahia, they cut off the supply route between…
After this victory, many more volunteers joined the army.
Battle of Gonzales
The Mexican army came to confiscate a cannon that belonged to…
Battle of Gonzales
The Texans flew a flag with the challenge that said "Come and…
13 terms
Texas History - Native Texans
Farming
Adobe
Agriculture
Horse
Allows people to have a very large and usually dependable sou…
Pueblo Indian tribes in western Texas adapted to the hot summ…
Led to a more complex society; increase in population; new sp…
This enabled the Comanche to better attack other people and b…
Farming
Allows people to have a very large and usually dependable sou…
Adobe
Pueblo Indian tribes in western Texas adapted to the hot summ…
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Unit 3 Texas History
During the Mexican National Era, many…
The Battle of Gonzales
In 1821 Mexico became independent ...
Miguel Hidalgo y Castillo
Make Texas a separate state of Mexico
The first battle of Texas Revolution
from Spain
In 1810 gave speech to start war for Mexico Independence.
During the Mexican National Era, many…
Make Texas a separate state of Mexico
The Battle of Gonzales
The first battle of Texas Revolution
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Texas History- The Geography of Texas
geography
environment
relative location
absolute location
the study of spatial aspects of earth and the people who live…
surroundings that include physical, social, and cultural cond…
the location of a place in relation to other places. A locati…
the exact position of a place on the earth's surface expresse…
geography
the study of spatial aspects of earth and the people who live…
environment
surroundings that include physical, social, and cultural cond…
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Texas History - Chapter 5
Conquistadores
Christopher Columbus
Hernan Cortes
Moctezuma II
Spanish soldiers looking for gold, glory and land.
An Italian sailor who thought he could find a water route to…
Spanish conquistador who conquered the Aztec Empire and estab…
Leader of the Aztec empire, was defeated and captured by Cort…
Conquistadores
Spanish soldiers looking for gold, glory and land.
Christopher Columbus
An Italian sailor who thought he could find a water route to…
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Texas History - Chapter 2 - Natural Texas
(2.1) location
(2.1) environment
(2.1) appreciate
(2.1) element
the site or position of a place or thing
the surroundings in which people, plants, or animals live
to understand fully
a separate, identifiable part of something
(2.1) location
the site or position of a place or thing
(2.1) environment
the surroundings in which people, plants, or animals live
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TEXAS HISTORY - Important People
Alonso Alvarez de Pineda
Moses Austin
George Childress
Stephen F. Austin
first explorer to map the coast of Texas
first American to work with the Spanish government to settle…
chaired the committee in charge of writing the Texas Declarat…
first American to recruit and settle Americans in Texas/Mexic…
Alonso Alvarez de Pineda
first explorer to map the coast of Texas
Moses Austin
first American to work with the Spanish government to settle…
20 terms
Texas History - Texas Revolution
Petition
Bill of Rights
The Grass Fight
Provisional
A formal request made of a government by its citizens
A list of basic rights that a government cannot take away fro…
A successful raid by by the Texas troops, lead by James Bowie…
A synonym for ad interim: temporary
Petition
A formal request made of a government by its citizens
Bill of Rights
A list of basic rights that a government cannot take away fro…
18 terms
Texas History - Chapter 3 - Regions of Texas
(3.1) basin
(3.1) elevation
(3.1) maquiladora
(3.1) arid
a sunken area in a plateau found between mountain ranges
height above sea level
factory in Mexico that assembles parts make in the United Sta…
lacking enough water for things to grow
(3.1) basin
a sunken area in a plateau found between mountain ranges
(3.1) elevation
height above sea level
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Texas History ch. 16
Ratify
Amendments
Black codes
Veto
Approve
Changes to the U.S. Constitution
Laws limiting the rights of African Americans
Action refusing to approve a law
Ratify
Approve
Amendments
Changes to the U.S. Constitution
14 terms
Texas History - Empresario Era
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
August 24, 1821
Under the Plan of Iguala
fillibuster
His call for revolt became known as the "Cry of Dolores"
The new nation of Mexico was born... declared independence
The Catholic Church would keep its power, slavery would be il…
Engages in an unofficial war on a country
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
His call for revolt became known as the "Cry of Dolores"
August 24, 1821
The new nation of Mexico was born... declared independence
57 terms
Texas History Final Review
Regions of Texas
Mountains and Basins
Coastal Plains
Great Plains
dry heat, mountains, deserts, low rainfall
streams & rivers, major cities, low elevation, highest rainfa…
large, flat plains, few trees, good grazing land for animals,…
Regions of Texas
Mountains and Basins
dry heat, mountains, deserts, low rainfall
35 terms
Texas History Geography Terms
Peninsula
Equator
Gulf
Isthumus
Land that has water on 3 sides
This is an imaginary circle around the earth, halfway between…
This is a part of the ocean (or sea) that is partly surrounde…
This is a narrow strip of land connecting two larger landmass…
Peninsula
Land that has water on 3 sides
Equator
This is an imaginary circle around the earth, halfway between…
14 terms
Texas Indians-Texas History
A person who has no fixed abode and mo…
The __ lived on the coast between pres…
A __ canoe was made by hollowing out a…
There were many bugs and mosquitoes al…
B
D
B
C
A person who has no fixed abode and mo…
B
The __ lived on the coast between pres…
D
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Texas History-Texas Revolution
battle of Gonzales
Capture of goliad
battles of San Antonio
battle of the alamo
Come and take it battle. Texans win. First battle of texas rev.
important mexican facility and road are captured by Texans
san antonio captured. grass fight was thought to be gold but…
santa anna crushes defenders all 187 die.
battle of Gonzales
Come and take it battle. Texans win. First battle of texas rev.
Capture of goliad
important mexican facility and road are captured by Texans
19 terms
Texas History Ch4
Asia
Civilization
Karankawas and Coahuiltecans
They ran the buffalo over the cliffs o…
The first people to live in North America probably migrated m…
A culture with a complex social structure is known as a
Which two groups of Native Texans lived in the Gulf Coast area?
How did Native Americans who lived on the plains hunt buffalo…
Asia
The first people to live in North America probably migrated m…
Civilization
A culture with a complex social structure is known as a
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