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This test will cover the following units:
- Republic of Texas
- Early Statehood
This unit covers the following information:
Student Objectives –
- Students will be able to identify the political and economic challenges the Texas Republic face.
- Students will be able to explain the individuals, events, and issues during the administrations of the Republic of Texas presidents.
- Students will be able to identify the reasons why immigrants came to Texas during the Republic years and why they settled in the specific regions.
- Students will be able to analyze the causes and events leading to the annexation of Texas.
- Students will be able to explain the important events, issues, and people of early Texas as a state.
- Students will be able to explain the disagreements and negotiations that led up to the U.S. – Mexican War.
Big Idea –
- The acquisition of land plays a role in the social and economic growth of a nation.
Essential Questions –
- How are governments created, structured, maintained, and changed?
- Why do people move?
- What should a new government provide?
Guiding Questions –
- What challenges did the Texas Republic encounter?
- What significant individuals played an important role during the Republic of Texas?
- What were the differences between the president’s administrations in the Republic?
- Why did Texas grow so rapidly during the Republic?
- What was life like in the Republic of Texas?
- What were the causes and events leading the the Texas annexation?
- What were the events, issues, and people of early Texas statehood?
- What were the disagreements and negotiations that led up to the U.S. – Mexican War?
- How did manifest destiny impact the distribution of settlements in Texas and the United States?
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