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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 (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 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…
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
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…
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: 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
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Texas History Chapter 1 Vocabulary
statistics
bar graph
line graph
pie chart
information in the form of numbers
a graph used to compare information about different places or…
a graph that indicates a trend or pattern
circle graph
statistics
information in the form of numbers
bar graph
a graph used to compare information about different places or…
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…
20 terms
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
9 terms
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…
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…
20 terms
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…
22 terms
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
68 terms
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
TEXAS HISTORY
Moses Austin
George Childress
Stephen F. Austin
William B. Travis
first American to work with the Spanish government to settle…
wrote the Texas Declaration of Independence
first American to recruit and settle Americans in Texas/Mexic…
he was a military leader of the Texas forces at the Alamo; wa…
Moses Austin
first American to work with the Spanish government to settle…
George Childress
wrote the Texas Declaration of Independence
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
15 terms
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…
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
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
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Texas History 1st Semester Review
Which region is this
Indigenous
Mutiny
Northwest Passage
Coastal Plains
People who are native to a particular place
A revolt of soldiers or sailors against their leaders
A water route that many explorers believed was a shortcut to…
Which region is this
Coastal Plains
Indigenous
People who are native to a particular place
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…
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…
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
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 - 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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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…
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
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
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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
18 terms
Texas History Vocabulary
conquistador
militia
presidio
colony
the Spanish word for conqueror
a group of civilians trained to fight in emergencies
a military fort built by the Spanish
a settlement of people who have moved to another country
conquistador
the Spanish word for conqueror
militia
a group of civilians trained to fight in emergencies
Texas History 4th CBA
Juan Seguin
The Grass Fight
Massacre at Goliad
Coleto Creek
Although a Mexican born citizen, this individual supported Te…
"Deaf" Smith thought that he saw Mexican commanders discussin…
Santa Anna executes 400 Texans
site where Fannin was captured by Urrea
Juan Seguin
Although a Mexican born citizen, this individual supported Te…
The Grass Fight
"Deaf" Smith thought that he saw Mexican commanders discussin…
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…
7 terms
Texas history
First president
Second president
Third president
Fourth president
Sam houston
Mirabeau Lamar
Sam Houston
Anson Jones
First president
Sam houston
Second president
Mirabeau Lamar
15 terms
Texas History
Moses Austin
REQUIREMENTS TO SETTLING TEXAS
The deal that Stephen F. Austin worked…
Austins first Colony
*person who was in charge of diving Mexican land and selling…
*You had to become Catholic... *You had to become a citizen of y…
*Every man who came to Austin for land would receive 640 acre…
*Austin's choice for his first colony was between the Colorad…
Moses Austin
*person who was in charge of diving Mexican land and selling…
REQUIREMENTS TO SETTLING TEXAS
*You had to become Catholic... *You had to become a citizen of y…
28 terms
Apollo Texas History Unit 5
What treaty came after the Mexican-Ame…
When was Texas annexed to the USA?
Which era included the Mexican-America…
Why did immigrant farmers come to Texa…
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
1845
Early Statehood
Cheap land and fertile soil
What treaty came after the Mexican-Ame…
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
When was Texas annexed to the USA?
1845
Texas History Chapter 6
Why did Tejas mission fail in 1690? (3…
What did the Colonists migrate to Texa…
How did Spain help the Colonies in the…
Who came to Texas?
1. Drought 2. Disease 3. Disinterest
1. Land 2. Opportunity 3. Adventure
1. Kept open part of the New Orleans port to American ships 2…
1. Farmers 2. Traders 3. Filibusters 4. Mustangers 5. Pirates…
Why did Tejas mission fail in 1690? (3…
1. Drought 2. Disease 3. Disinterest
What did the Colonists migrate to Texa…
1. Land 2. Opportunity 3. Adventure
10 terms
Texas History
bluebonnet
diversified
geologist
gin
a plant, lupinus subcarnosus, of Texas and adjacent regions o…
to give variety;differences:not all the same
a scientist who studies the history of the earth and its life…
a processing plant for cotton that separates the cotton from…
bluebonnet
a plant, lupinus subcarnosus, of Texas and adjacent regions o…
diversified
to give variety;differences:not all the same
17 terms
Texas History: Natural Texas and Its People
Rio Grande
They were skills at using horses.
Coastal Plains Region
North Central Plains Region
This river forms the international boundary between Texas and…
The reason why the Apache and Comanche were able to successfu…
Most populated region in TX, many industries (types of busine…
Fort Worth is largest city," where the West begins", tornadoe…
Rio Grande
This river forms the international boundary between Texas and…
They were skills at using horses.
The reason why the Apache and Comanche were able to successfu…
34 terms
Texas History
Manifest Destiny
Slavery
U.S. Constitution
Bill of Rights
A notion held by a nineteenth-century Americans that the Unit…
A system of enforced servitude in which some people are owned…
The document written in 1787 and ratified in 1788 that sets f…
The first ten amendments of the U.S. Constitution, containing…
Manifest Destiny
A notion held by a nineteenth-century Americans that the Unit…
Slavery
A system of enforced servitude in which some people are owned…
Significant Dates in Texas History
1519
1718
1821
1836
Mapping of the Texas Coast and first mainland Spanish settlem…
Founding of San Antonio.
Texas Independence from Spain.
Texas Independence from Mexico.
1519
Mapping of the Texas Coast and first mainland Spanish settlem…
1718
Founding of San Antonio.
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