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35 terms
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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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…
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Unit One Texas History Vocabulary
scale
legend
Geography
absolute location
scale
legend
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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…
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 (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
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
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Texas History Trivia - Vocabulary
texas
lone star state
greg abbott
mockingbird
The state name is____
The state nickname is ____
The state Governor is ____
The state bird is the ____
texas
The state name is____
lone star state
The state nickname is ____
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Texas History: Republic of Texas & Early Statehood Vocabulary
annexation
manifest destiny
compromise
foreign relations
adding territory to existing territory
the idea that the United States should expand to include the…
an agreement in which both sides give up some demands
dealings between countries
annexation
adding territory to existing territory
manifest destiny
the idea that the United States should expand to include the…
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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…
12 terms
Texas History Unit 4 Vocabulary
federalist
centralist
revolution
delegate
those who support a federal system where the power is split b…
those who favor a strong central government with power concen…
a movement to bring about change
a person acting as a representative for others
federalist
those who support a federal system where the power is split b…
centralist
those who favor a strong central government with power concen…
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Texas History: Unit 12 Vocabulary
Activist -
Civil Rights -
Segregation -
GI Forum-
Someone who campaigns for a social change.
The rights that citizens have to political/social freedom and…
The enforced separation of groups (usually racial) in an coun…
It is the congressionally chartered Hispanic veterans and civ…
Activist -
Someone who campaigns for a social change.
Civil Rights -
The rights that citizens have to political/social freedom and…
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Unit 6 Texas History Vocabulary
Compromise
Foreign relations
Domestic affairs
Cession
An agreement in which both sides give up some demands.
Dealings between countries.
Relating to issues within a home country.
Something that is given up in a treaty, generally territory.
Compromise
An agreement in which both sides give up some demands.
Foreign relations
Dealings between countries.
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Texas History Vocabulary
allies
missions
blacksmithing
tanning
groups of people who come together to help one another in tim…
Permanent settlements that were built by Spain to help take c…
heating and hammering iron into different shapes
the process of soaking animal hides in a solution to turn the…
allies
groups of people who come together to help one another in tim…
missions
Permanent settlements that were built by Spain to help take c…
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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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Ch. 6 Vocabulary- Texas History
missions
presidios
ranchos
revolt
religious communities established by Spanish Catholics
military bases in Spanish colonial America
ranches
revolution
missions
religious communities established by Spanish Catholics
presidios
military bases in Spanish colonial America
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Ch. 27 Vocabulary- Texas History
victory gardens
Cold War
aerospace
conservatism
small vegetable gardens planted on the home front during Worl…
term describing the tensions between the United States and th…
earth's atmosphere and the space beyond it
an approach to politics that supports gradual change and favo…
victory gardens
small vegetable gardens planted on the home front during Worl…
Cold War
term describing the tensions between the United States and th…
8 terms
Ch. 22 Vocabulary- Texas History
transcontinental railroad
junctions
dry farming
threshers
railroad that runs across the continent
meeting places of two or more lines, as of a railroad
farming techniques, such as terracing, used in a dry climate…
machines that separate grain or seeds from plants
transcontinental railroad
railroad that runs across the continent
junctions
meeting places of two or more lines, as of a railroad
Texas History Explorer Vocabulary
Reconquista
Indigenous
Conquistadors
Tribute
Spain's effort to take back its land from the Moors.
people who are native to a particular place
leaders in the Spanish conquest of the Americas
a payment of food and other valuables
Reconquista
Spain's effort to take back its land from the Moors.
Indigenous
people who are native to a particular place
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Ch. 26 Vocabulary- Texas History
demobilization
primary elections
white primary
blues
moving from a wartime to a peacetime economy
elections in which voters select persons to run in the later…
primary elections established in the 1920's in Texas in which…
musical form with lyrics that often reflect the difficulties…
demobilization
moving from a wartime to a peacetime economy
primary elections
elections in which voters select persons to run in the later…
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Ch. 32 Vocabulary- Texas History
free enterprise
profit
supply
demand
economic system in which businesses operate with little inter…
the money that a business has left after it pays expenses
in economics, the amount of a good or service that is availab…
in economics, the amount of a good or service that people are…
free enterprise
economic system in which businesses operate with little inter…
profit
the money that a business has left after it pays expenses
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Ch. 4 Vocabulary- Texas History
historians
eras
prehistory
anthropologists
people who study the past
periods into which historians divide the past
period of time before written records
scientists who study and compare peoples to learn how they li…
historians
people who study the past
eras
periods into which historians divide the past
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Ch. 21 Vocabulary- Texas History
brands
cattle drives
rustlers
longhorn
identification marks on livestock made by burning with a hot…
the herding of large groups of cattle from the open range to…
cattle thieves
breed of cattle that developed as Spanish breeds mixed with E…
brands
identification marks on livestock made by burning with a hot…
cattle drives
the herding of large groups of cattle from the open range to…
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Ch. 2 Vocabulary- Texas History
plains
plateaus
ranges
tributaries
areas of flat or gently rolling land without a sharp rise or…
areas of flat, elevated land that drops sharply on one or mor…
groups of mountains
small streams or rivers that flow into a larger stream or river
plains
areas of flat or gently rolling land without a sharp rise or…
plateaus
areas of flat, elevated land that drops sharply on one or mor…
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Ch. 8 Vocabulary- Texas History
frontier
buffer
Anglos
secularize
region marking the farthest edge of settlement by a country o…
zone of protections between two countries or territories
mostly white, non-Hispanic settlers who moved to Texas from t…
to move from religious to civil control
frontier
region marking the farthest edge of settlement by a country o…
buffer
zone of protections between two countries or territories
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Ch. 7 Vocabulary- Texas History
cede
Tejanos
Louisiana Purchase
diplomats
to officially give, as a territory from one country to another
Texas settlers of Spanish or Mexican descent
agreement in 1803 in which the United States purchases Louisi…
individuals who represent countries in foreign affairs
cede
to officially give, as a territory from one country to another
Tejanos
Texas settlers of Spanish or Mexican descent
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Ch. 12 Vocabulary- Texas History
annexation
cabinet
Texas Rangers
expenditures
formal joining of one political region to another
group of advisers to a head of state, such as a president
defense force that tried to keep the peace along the Texas fr…
government expenses
annexation
formal joining of one political region to another
cabinet
group of advisers to a head of state, such as a president
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Ch. 11 Vocabulary- Texas History
infantry
calvary
provisional
casualties
foot soldiers
group of soldiers on horseback
temporary
people who are killed, wounded, captured, or missing during a…
infantry
foot soldiers
calvary
group of soldiers on horseback
9 terms
Ch. 17 Vocabulary- Texas History
cotton belt
planters
gristmills
tanneries
region of the southern United States in which the majority of…
large-scale farmers
machines for grinding grain into meal or flour
businesses built for preparing animal hides
cotton belt
region of the southern United States in which the majority of…
planters
large-scale farmers
22 terms
Early History of Texas Vocabulary
Adobe
Agriculture
Ally
Archeologist
A brick made from mud and straw.
The planting and growing of crops for food; farming.
A person who helps you.
A scientist who studies the culture and artifacts of early pe…
Adobe
A brick made from mud and straw.
Agriculture
The planting and growing of crops for food; farming.
10 terms
TEXAS HISTORY - Vocabulary
repeal
resolution
presidio
mission
to recall or do away with the law
the action of solving a problem or dispute
a fort or military outpost
a religious settlement
repeal
to recall or do away with the law
resolution
the action of solving a problem or dispute
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Ch. 24 Vocabulary- Texas History
cooperative stores
pooling
platform
trusts
businesses that sell shares of ownership to investors to rais…
combining efforts by companies to prevent competition in an i…
statement of political goals of a political party
legal arrangements in which a number of companies are grouped…
cooperative stores
businesses that sell shares of ownership to investors to rais…
pooling
combining efforts by companies to prevent competition in an i…
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Ch. 31 Vocabulary- Texas History
commissioners' court
precinct
home-rule charters
general-law cities
panel of elected commissioners that governs a county in Texas
county subdivisions
charters that allow citizens in Texas municipalities of more…
small towns or cities that operate under the general laws of…
commissioners' court
panel of elected commissioners that governs a county in Texas
precinct
county subdivisions
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Ch. 19 Vocabulary- Texas History
freedpeople
suffrage
civil rights
impeach
former slaves
voting rights
individual rights guaranteed by a Constitution
to bring charges against a public official
freedpeople
former slaves
suffrage
voting rights
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Ch. 9 Vocabulary- Texas History
squatters
flatboats
dogtrot cabin
quilting bees
people who do not legally own the land on which they live
long, low boats used for river travel
log homes with two rooms separated by an open passage
quilting groups
squatters
people who do not legally own the land on which they live
flatboats
long, low boats used for river travel
12 terms
Ch. 23 Vocabulary- Texas History
petroleum
fossil fuels
derricks
refinery
dark, thick liquid fossil fuel commonly called oil
fuel such as coal, oil, or natural gas formed underground fro…
towers that support oil-drilling equipment
factory where crude oil is refined, or made into usable produ…
petroleum
dark, thick liquid fossil fuel commonly called oil
fossil fuels
fuel such as coal, oil, or natural gas formed underground fro…
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Ch. 29 Vocabulary- Texas History
two-party system
budget surplus
savings and loans associations
bipartisanship
political system in which two major parties compete to gain p…
money remaining after all expenses have been paid, caused whe…
banks originally established to help people buy homes
cooperations between political parties to achieve goals
two-party system
political system in which two major parties compete to gain p…
budget surplus
money remaining after all expenses have been paid, caused whe…
9 terms
Ch. 18 Vocabulary- Texas History
states' rights
secede
sovereignty
regiments
rights held by states that place limits on the implied powers…
to formally withdraw from an organized body
supremacy in power
a military unit made up of a number of battalions, or groups…
states' rights
rights held by states that place limits on the implied powers…
secede
to formally withdraw from an organized body
11 terms
Ch. 3 Vocabulary- Texas History
Sunbelt
natural regions
subregions
bayous
the Southern region of the United States known for its warm c…
distinct areas with a common physical environment
smaller divisions of a region
slow-moving, swampy sections of rivers or lakes
Sunbelt
the Southern region of the United States known for its warm c…
natural regions
distinct areas with a common physical environment
22 terms
Ch. 30 Vocabulary- Texas History
federalism
republicanism
limited government
separation of powers
system of government that balances powers by distributing the…
system in which voters elect people to represent them in gove…
principle of government in which power is limited by set laws…
principle of government in which powers are divided among dif…
federalism
system of government that balances powers by distributing the…
republicanism
system in which voters elect people to represent them in gove…
26 terms
Ch. 1 Vocabulary- Texas History
geography
environment
culture
geographic information systems (GIS)
the study of the special physical and human characteristics o…
physical surroundings
a learned system of shared belief, traits, and values
Computer systems that gather, store, and organize geographic…
geography
the study of the special physical and human characteristics o…
environment
physical surroundings
17 terms
Texas History Vocabulary
Geography
Urban
Rural
Era
The study of the physical features of the earth.
Relating to city or town.
Relating to the countryside.
A system of chronology dating from a particular noteworthy ev…
Geography
The study of the physical features of the earth.
Urban
Relating to city or town.
10 terms
Texas History - Geography Vocabulary
Sparse
Dense
Economic
Climate
small amounts (sparse trees)
Crowded
related to money
general weather over a long time (Antarctica has a cold clima…
Sparse
small amounts (sparse trees)
Dense
Crowded
29 terms
Texas History Vocabulary 1
equator
prime meridian
latitude
longitude
an imaginary line circling the globe exactly halfway between…
an imaginary line circling the globe passing through the nort…
imaginary lines that extend horizontally around the globe (ru…
imaginary lines that extend vertically around the globe (runs…
equator
an imaginary line circling the globe exactly halfway between…
prime meridian
an imaginary line circling the globe passing through the nort…
10 terms
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
28 terms
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…
23 terms
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…
10 terms
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
14 terms
Texas History - Unit 1 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.
Someonewho 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…
16 terms
Unit 6 Texas History Vocabulary
Compromise
Foreign relations
Domestic affairs
Cession
An agreement in which both sides give up some demands.
Dealings between countries.
Relating to issues within a home country.
Something that is given up in a treaty, generally territory.
Compromise
An agreement in which both sides give up some demands.
Foreign relations
Dealings between countries.
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