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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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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 Vocabulary (Unit 2)
Republicanism
Checks & Balances
Limited Government
Constitution
A constitutional principle establishing procedures for citize…
A constitutional principle allowing each branch of government…
A constitutional principle in which the power of the governme…
A written document which spells out the principles by which a…
Republicanism
A constitutional principle establishing procedures for citize…
Checks & Balances
A constitutional principle allowing each branch of government…
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Unit 2 vocabulary Texas History
culture
tipis
adobe
pueblo
the beliefs, customs, arts (etc.) of a particular society, gr…
a tent that is shaped like a cone, covered in animal skin, an…
a type of brick made of a mixture of mud and straw that is dr…
a type of shelter made of adobe, that has a flat roof and usu…
culture
the beliefs, customs, arts (etc.) of a particular society, gr…
tipis
a tent that is shaped like a cone, covered in animal skin, an…
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texas history unit 2 vocabulary
Christopher columbus
Panfilo de Narvaez
Estevanico
Matagorda Bay
voyage launched European exploration and colonization of Amer…
Spanish adventurer who drowned after his ship wrecked along t…
African guide who traveled with Cabeza de Vaca but would be k…
Site of the LaSalle shipwreck in Texas
Christopher columbus
voyage launched European exploration and colonization of Amer…
Panfilo de Narvaez
Spanish adventurer who drowned after his ship wrecked along t…
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Unit 2 Texas History Vocabulary
Conquistador
Expedition
Exploration
3 G's
A Spanish soldier, adventurer, or conqueror of the new land
A journey undertaken by a group of people with a definite obj…
The investigation of unknown regions
Gold, Glory, God
Conquistador
A Spanish soldier, adventurer, or conqueror of the new land
Expedition
A journey undertaken by a group of people with a definite obj…
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Texas History Chapter 2 Section 1 and 2 Vocabulary
Plains
Plateaus
ranges
tributaries
areas of flat gently rolling land
areas of flat elevated land that drop sharply on one or more…
a group of mountains
a smaller stream or river flowing into a larger stream or river
Plains
areas of flat gently rolling land
Plateaus
areas of flat elevated land that drop sharply on one or more…
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Texas History Unit 2 Vocabulary
conquistador
colony
epidemics
mustangs
spanish explorers who came to america in search of the three Gs
american indian land claimed by european country
mass outbreaks of contagious disease
wild horses that were the offspring of spanish horses in amer…
conquistador
spanish explorers who came to america in search of the three Gs
colony
american indian land claimed by european country
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Texas history vocabulary 4.2
Federal system
Central government
Delegate
Ayuntamiento
A system in which separate states form a national government…
A form government in which them national government has most…
a person sent or authorized to represent others, in particula…
The Spanish term for the local city government
Federal system
A system in which separate states form a national government…
Central government
A form government in which them national government has most…
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Texas history vocabulary 3.2
Factor-
Filibuster-
Benefit-
Phillip Nolan-
Attracted many fortune seekers from the united states to texas.
A person who wages an unofficial war on a country.
an advantage or profit gained from something.
He claimed he was in Texas to capture and trade wild horses,…
Factor-
Attracted many fortune seekers from the united states to texas.
Filibuster-
A person who wages an unofficial war on a country.
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Texas History | Topic 2 | Vocabulary
Reconquista
Indigenous
Conquistadors
Viceroyalty
Spain's effort to take its land back from Moors
Native people who lived on the islands
Leaders of groups of soldriers
Land ruled by an official chosen by a monarch
Reconquista
Spain's effort to take its land back from Moors
Indigenous
Native people who lived on the islands
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Texas History Unit 2 Vocabulary
Columbus
Narvaez
Estevanico
Matagorda Bay
His voyage launched European exploration and colonization of…
Spanish adventurer who drowned after his ship wrecked along t…
African guide who traveled with Cabeza de Vaca but would be k…
Site of the LaSalle shipwreck in Texas
Columbus
His voyage launched European exploration and colonization of…
Narvaez
Spanish adventurer who drowned after his ship wrecked along t…
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7th Grade Texas History Chapter 2 Vocabulary
hunter-gathers
artifacts
pemmican
atlatl
people who survive by searching for wild plants and animals t…
objects made by humans and used by archaeologists to learn ab…
mixture of animal fat and berries used in order to preserve m…
hand held spear thrower
hunter-gathers
people who survive by searching for wild plants and animals t…
artifacts
objects made by humans and used by archaeologists to learn ab…
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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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Texas History Vocabulary (Unit 2)
Republicanism
Checks & Balances
Limited Government
Constitution
A constitutional principle establishing procedures for citize…
A constitutional principle allowing each branch of government…
A constitutional principle in which the power of the governme…
A written document which spells out the principles by which a…
Republicanism
A constitutional principle establishing procedures for citize…
Checks & Balances
A constitutional principle allowing each branch of government…
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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…
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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 Vocabulary Era 2
bison
conquistador
expedition
exploration
buffalo
leader in the Spanish conquest of the Americas
a journey made for a special purpose
an organized trip into unfamiliar regions; an investigation o…
bison
buffalo
conquistador
leader in the Spanish conquest of the Americas
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Texas History Vocabulary Chapter 2
Geography
Environment
Location
Plain
the study of the spatial aspects of earth and the people who…
the surroundings in which people, places or animals live
the site or position of a place on the Earth's surface
a large area of flat or nearly flat land
Geography
the study of the spatial aspects of earth and the people who…
Environment
the surroundings in which people, places or animals live
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Texas history vocabulary chapter 2
Environment
plain
barrier island
fault line
the surroundings in which people, plants, and animals live
a large area of flat, or nearly flat, land
A narrow island between the mainland and the ocean
A crack in Earth's surface caused by moving plates
Environment
the surroundings in which people, plants, and animals live
plain
a large area of flat, or nearly flat, land
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Chapter 2 Texas History Vocabulary
constitution
popular sovereignty
social contract theory
separation of powers
the basic document that provides a framework for government a…
the idea that power granted in state constitutions rests with…
the idea that all individuals possess inalienable rights and…
power divided between the legislative, executive, and judicia…
constitution
the basic document that provides a framework for government a…
popular sovereignty
the idea that power granted in state constitutions rests with…
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Texas history vocabulary list 2
abolition
barge
boom towns
brand
N. Laws to prohibit the sale or use of slaves.
N. Wide boat with a flat bottom used mainly in harbors or on…
N. Ordinary towns that grew rapidly do to money from the oil…
N. A mark made by burning with a hot iron to prove ownership
abolition
N. Laws to prohibit the sale or use of slaves.
barge
N. Wide boat with a flat bottom used mainly in harbors or on…
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Texas History 3.2
Filibuster
Phillip Nolan
James Wilkinson
Neutral Ground Agreement
A person who wages an unofficial war on a country. They act f…
Filibuster and Mustang trader from Ireland who claimed he onl…
The U.S. army major who was a double agent and aided Spain. H…
A compromise between Spanish Texans and the US. they rated a…
Filibuster
A person who wages an unofficial war on a country. They act f…
Phillip Nolan
Filibuster and Mustang trader from Ireland who claimed he onl…
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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
Texas History Part 2
Wht was the largest group of Indians l…
After Europeans arrived in Texas, what…
Caddo houses were ____ _______.
Who brought horses to North America in…
Caddos
diseases brought by the Europeans
dome-shaped.
the Spanish.
Wht was the largest group of Indians l…
Caddos
After Europeans arrived in Texas, what…
diseases brought by the Europeans
Texas History Topic 2
Reconquista
King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella
Christopher Columbus
Moctezuma
Spain's 700 year war to reconquer their land from the Moors.…
The King and Queen who united Spain and completed the Reconqu…
He discovered the New World (America) on his voyage to find a…
Aztec king. He welcomed the Spanish into Tenochtitlan because…
Reconquista
Spain's 700 year war to reconquer their land from the Moors.…
King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella
The King and Queen who united Spain and completed the Reconqu…
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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 Vocabulary: Unit 5.2
Corporation
Stephen f. Austin
Annexation
Thomas j. Rusk
companies that sell shares to investors to raise money
appointed secretary of state by houston during his first term…
formal joining of one political region to another
president of the Convention of 1845
Corporation
companies that sell shares to investors to raise money
Stephen f. Austin
appointed secretary of state by houston during his first term…
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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 2
Sam Houston
Stephan F. Austin
Jefferson Davis
Ulysses S. Grant
first president of the Republic of Texas; sympathetic to the…
"Father of Texas"; Secretary of State for Sam Houston in his…
president of the Confederacy.
General in charge of the Union troops during Civil War.
Sam Houston
first president of the Republic of Texas; sympathetic to the…
Stephan F. Austin
"Father of Texas"; Secretary of State for Sam Houston in his…
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Texas history vocabulary test 2
Albany plan of union
Plains of abraham
Treaty of paris
Pontiac's war
a proposal by Benjamin Franklin to create a unified governmen…
a field near Quebec; site of a major British victory over the…
a 1763 agreement between Britain and France that ended the Fr…
a 1763 conflict between Native Americans and the British over…
Albany plan of union
a proposal by Benjamin Franklin to create a unified governmen…
Plains of abraham
a field near Quebec; site of a major British victory over 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…
29 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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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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Spillane Texas History 4-2
Causes of the U.S. Mexican War
Manifest Destiny
Texas Annexation
Boundry Dispute
Manifest Destiny... Texas Annexation by the United States... Bounda…
Belief that it was America's God given right and duty to expa…
U.S. approved annexation 1845... Help solve financial and milita…
Texas & U.S. claim the Rio Grande as border... Mexican governmen…
Causes of the U.S. Mexican War
Manifest Destiny... Texas Annexation by the United States... Bounda…
Manifest Destiny
Belief that it was America's God given right and duty to expa…
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Texas History: Unit 7 Vocabulary Part 2
1876
13th Amendment
14th Amendment
15th Amendment
Texas rejoins the Union and a new... State Constitution is adopt…
Abolished slavery
Granted Citizenship to anyone born... in the U.S. and granted eq…
States cannot deny anyone the right... to vote because of race o…
1876
Texas rejoins the Union and a new... State Constitution is adopt…
13th Amendment
Abolished slavery
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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 Test #2
Sam Houston
Mirabeau B. Lamar
Republicanism
Political Factions
Fair to Indians, Gov of Tennessee, Friend of Cherokee, Gov of…
Vice press then president of Texas. Education, land policy an…
The most wealthy and educated people have some power. Represe…
There aren't parties in Texas, centered around popularity of…
Sam Houston
Fair to Indians, Gov of Tennessee, Friend of Cherokee, Gov of…
Mirabeau B. Lamar
Vice press then president of Texas. Education, land policy an…
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Texas History TBA 2
Texas won independence from Mexico
Mexico won independence from Spain
Battle of Gonzales... William B. Travis L…
Annexation of Texas to the United States
1836
1821
Revolution and Republic
1845
Texas won independence from Mexico
1836
Mexico won independence from Spain
1821
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Texas History - part 2
1st Americans
Nomads left Asia
Caddo Tribe
Karankawa Tribe
crossed an ice bridge across the Bering Strait from Asia to A…
looking for food and following herds of animals
farming tribe that lived in beehive shaped homes in East Texas
lived along the Gulf Coast, were cannibals (to get enemy's br…
1st Americans
crossed an ice bridge across the Bering Strait from Asia to A…
Nomads left Asia
looking for food and following herds of animals
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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: 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…
Texas History Chapter 2 Terms
birthrate
tributaries
humidity
Lady Bird Johnson
number of births per 1,000 people each year
small streams or rivers that flow into larger streams or rivers
the amount of moisture in the air
wife of Lyndon B. Johnson and founder of the National Wildflo…
birthrate
number of births per 1,000 people each year
tributaries
small streams or rivers that flow into larger streams or rivers
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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7th Grade Vocab List #2 Texas History
Agribusiness
Butte
Mesa
Erosion
Large-scale farming including production, processing, and dis…
a flat-topped hill
a small, high plateau
The wearing away of Earth's surface by the movement of water,…
Agribusiness
Large-scale farming including production, processing, and dis…
Butte
a flat-topped hill
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Texas history vocabulary 12/1-12/2
Lorenzo de Zavala
Declaration of Independence
Ratify
Treaty of velasco
Elected at the convention of 1836 to be Vice President of the…
Document that declared texas independence
To formally accept and approve
Document that ended the war and declared Texas independent
Lorenzo de Zavala
Elected at the convention of 1836 to be Vice President of the…
Declaration of Independence
Document that declared texas independence
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4th Texas History Unit 2
Colonization
Exploration
Immigration
Migration
The process of a group of people settling in a new country bu…
the process of visiting an unknown territory for the purpose…
The action of coming to live permanently in a foreign country.
Movement from one place to another
Colonization
The process of a group of people settling in a new country bu…
Exploration
the process of visiting an unknown territory for the purpose…
16 terms
Texas History Chapter 2
Spindletop Field
East Texas Oil Field
Gulf Intracoastal Waterway
Petrochemical
first large oil discovery
the greatest oil field discovered in Texas
a protected shipping channel, extends along the coast from Br…
substance made from petroleum or natural gas
Spindletop Field
first large oil discovery
East Texas Oil Field
the greatest oil field discovered in Texas
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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