Howdy… It’s time to hop on your horse and rope an “A” on your Texas History benchmark.
Battle of Gonzales (October 1835)
Important dates to know…
1519
Mexico, including the region of Texas, became a base of Spanish exploration. 1519
1718
Mission San Antonio de Valero is founded.  (a.k.a. The Alamo) 1718
 
Mexico gains independence from Spain! The Austin’s begin colonization of  Texas! 1821
1836
Convention meets and the Texas Declaration of Independence is written by George Childress.  Texas becomes a Republic. 1836
1845
Texas is annexed as the 28 th  state. 1845
1861
The Civil War begins. Civil War Battles in Texas 1861
Order of Eras
<ul><li>Tips for test taking … </li></ul><ul><li>Read the question carefully. </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminate those answer cho...
More tips … <ul><li>Use the primary and secondary sources (maps, letters, graphs, charts, pictures, graphic organizers) to...
<ul><li>More tips … </li></ul><ul><li>Use the dates!  If the source comes from 1861, you should find an answer that relate...
<ul><li>More tips… </li></ul><ul><li>Go back and check all of your answers.  You will be surprised how many questions are ...
Looking at Maps When you see a map you should ask yourself the following questions:
<ul><li>What time period/era is this map showing? </li></ul><ul><li>Does the title give me helpful information? </li></ul>...
Title and relative date This is a thematic map because it reflects a particular theme (concept) from Texas History—Natives...
Look Here!!! Compass Rose West Texas is DRY and HOT!
 
Catholic Mission Building in Texas--1718 Important Missions and People: San Antonio de Valero San Francisco de los Tejas C...
<ul><li>Texas Revolution </li></ul><ul><li>Battle of Gonzales—Start of the Texas Revolution; “Come and Take It”; Oct 1835 ...
<ul><li>Siege of the Alamo—Texans were defeated by Santa Anna; William Travis declares, “Victory or Death” </li></ul><ul><...
Texas as a Republic Presidents of Texas: Sam Houston Approved Constitution of 1836 Issues with Natives Not officially reco...
Sam Houston Debt continues to increase Archives War Mier Expedition Drawing of the Black Beans Anson Jones Joint Resolutio...
Mexican-American War <ul><li>Reasons for War </li></ul><ul><li>Dispute over the annexation of Texas </li></ul><ul><li>Boun...
<ul><li>Civil War </li></ul><ul><li>Started in 1861 </li></ul><ul><li>Sam Houston is removed from office as Governor becau...
<ul><li>Causes of the War: Slavery, State’s Rights, Tariffs, election of Lincoln as President </li></ul><ul><li>Battles in...
<ul><li>Reconstruction  </li></ul><ul><li>* A period of rebuilding following the Civil War.* </li></ul><ul><li>Emancipatio...
Spindletop Gusher Discovered in 1901 by Pattillo Higgins and flowed nonstop for nine days.  The population increased signi...
<ul><li>Progressive Movement </li></ul><ul><li>(early 1900s-1920s) </li></ul><ul><li>Commission Government </li></ul><ul><...
Similarities between U.S. and  Texas Government <ul><li>Constitution </li></ul><ul><li>Form of government: 3 Branches </li...
<ul><li>Don’t forget: </li></ul><ul><li>TAKE YOUR TIME—You know this material! </li></ul><ul><li>Read the questions carefu...
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  1. 1. Howdy… It’s time to hop on your horse and rope an “A” on your Texas History benchmark.
  2. 2. Battle of Gonzales (October 1835)
  3. 3. Important dates to know…
  4. 4. 1519
  5. 5. Mexico, including the region of Texas, became a base of Spanish exploration. 1519
  6. 6. 1718
  7. 7. Mission San Antonio de Valero is founded. (a.k.a. The Alamo) 1718
  8. 9. Mexico gains independence from Spain! The Austin’s begin colonization of Texas! 1821
  9. 10. 1836
  10. 11. Convention meets and the Texas Declaration of Independence is written by George Childress. Texas becomes a Republic. 1836
  11. 12. 1845
  12. 13. Texas is annexed as the 28 th state. 1845
  13. 14. 1861
  14. 15. The Civil War begins. Civil War Battles in Texas 1861
  15. 16. Order of Eras
  16. 17. <ul><li>Tips for test taking … </li></ul><ul><li>Read the question carefully. </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminate those answer choices that you know are wrong. </li></ul>
  17. 18. More tips … <ul><li>Use the primary and secondary sources (maps, letters, graphs, charts, pictures, graphic organizers) to help you. Don’t ignore these! </li></ul>
  18. 19. <ul><li>More tips … </li></ul><ul><li>Use the dates! If the source comes from 1861, you should find an answer that relates to the Civil War. </li></ul><ul><li>Take your time! There is no prize for finishing first. </li></ul>
  19. 20. <ul><li>More tips… </li></ul><ul><li>Go back and check all of your answers. You will be surprised how many questions are connected to one another. An answer at the end of the test could help you respond to a question at the beginning of the test. </li></ul>
  20. 21. Looking at Maps When you see a map you should ask yourself the following questions:
  21. 22. <ul><li>What time period/era is this map showing? </li></ul><ul><li>Does the title give me helpful information? </li></ul><ul><li>Are there dates or specific facts written in either the key or on the map that answer questions? </li></ul>
  22. 23. Title and relative date This is a thematic map because it reflects a particular theme (concept) from Texas History—Natives and their location.
  23. 24. Look Here!!! Compass Rose West Texas is DRY and HOT!
  24. 26. Catholic Mission Building in Texas--1718 Important Missions and People: San Antonio de Valero San Francisco de los Tejas Corpus Christi de la Ysleta Father Francisco Hidalgo The Spanish wanted to settle Texas in order to spread religion .
  25. 27. <ul><li>Texas Revolution </li></ul><ul><li>Battle of Gonzales—Start of the Texas Revolution; “Come and Take It”; Oct 1835 </li></ul><ul><li>Convention of 1836—Declaration of Independence written by George Childress; David Burnet becomes ad interim president; Sam Houston named as commander in chief of the army </li></ul>
  26. 28. <ul><li>Siege of the Alamo—Texans were defeated by Santa Anna; William Travis declares, “Victory or Death” </li></ul><ul><li>Battle of Coleto Creek—James Fannin was defeated by Urrea; Fannin’s troops were marched back to Goliad where they were executed </li></ul><ul><li>Battle of San Jacinto—Sam Houston attacks the Mexican troops led by Santa Anna and defeats the Mexicans; Santa Anna signs the Treaties of Velasco giving Texas its independence </li></ul>
  27. 29. Texas as a Republic Presidents of Texas: Sam Houston Approved Constitution of 1836 Issues with Natives Not officially recognized by U.S. Debt Mirabeau Lamar “ Father of Education” Established a Texas Navy Moved the Capitol to Austin Santa Fe Expedition
  28. 30. Sam Houston Debt continues to increase Archives War Mier Expedition Drawing of the Black Beans Anson Jones Joint Resolution for annexation Could divide Texas into 5 states 1845 Texas Annexed as 28 th state
  29. 31. Mexican-American War <ul><li>Reasons for War </li></ul><ul><li>Dispute over the annexation of Texas </li></ul><ul><li>Boundary dispute between U.S. and Mexico </li></ul><ul><li>Mexico refused to negotiate with U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>Results </li></ul><ul><li>Santa Anna flees </li></ul><ul><li>Mexico cedes almost 50% of its land to the U.S. in the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo (1848) </li></ul>
  30. 32. <ul><li>Civil War </li></ul><ul><li>Started in 1861 </li></ul><ul><li>Sam Houston is removed from office as Governor because he does not agree with secession from the Union. </li></ul>
  31. 33. <ul><li>Causes of the War: Slavery, State’s Rights, Tariffs, election of Lincoln as President </li></ul><ul><li>Battles in Texas: Galveston, Sabine Pass, Palmito Ranch </li></ul><ul><li>Robert E. Lee surrenders to the Union on April 9, 1865. </li></ul>
  32. 34. <ul><li>Reconstruction </li></ul><ul><li>* A period of rebuilding following the Civil War.* </li></ul><ul><li>Emancipation Proclamation </li></ul><ul><li>Juneteenth </li></ul><ul><li>Freedmen’s Bureau </li></ul><ul><li>13 th , 14 th , and 15 th amendments— Remember (Free, Citizen, Vote) </li></ul><ul><li>Ironclad Oath </li></ul><ul><li>New Texas Constitution </li></ul>
  33. 35. Spindletop Gusher Discovered in 1901 by Pattillo Higgins and flowed nonstop for nine days. The population increased significantly in areas where oil/petroleum was discovered.
  34. 36. <ul><li>Progressive Movement </li></ul><ul><li>(early 1900s-1920s) </li></ul><ul><li>Commission Government </li></ul><ul><li>Terrell Election Laws </li></ul><ul><li>Primary Elections </li></ul><ul><li>Poll Tax </li></ul><ul><li>Women’s Suffrage (19 th amendment) </li></ul><ul><li>Prohibition (18 th amendment) </li></ul><ul><li>Jim Crow Laws </li></ul><ul><li>Segregation </li></ul><ul><li>Urbanization </li></ul>
  35. 37. Similarities between U.S. and Texas Government <ul><li>Constitution </li></ul><ul><li>Form of government: 3 Branches </li></ul><ul><li>Bill of Rights </li></ul>
  36. 38. <ul><li>Don’t forget: </li></ul><ul><li>TAKE YOUR TIME—You know this material! </li></ul><ul><li>Read the questions carefully! </li></ul><ul><li>Use the dates! </li></ul><ul><li>Make me proud!—I know you can do it! </li></ul>

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