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Test – (7th) TX History

February 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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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?

TEKS covered –

7th grade information begins on page 7pdf
7.1 A 7.1 B 7.4 A 7.4 B
7.11 A 7.11 B 7.19 A 7.1 C
7.4 C 7.17A

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Date:
February 22
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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