Texas History 1st Semester Exam Review C Question Preview (ID: 40536)


3rd Part Of Review.

Which region of Texas is the largest in geographic area and population size?
a) Great Plains
b) Gulf Coastal Plains
c) Mountains and Basins
d) Central Plains

This list would most likely be included in an essay about which era of Texas history? MISSIONS ESTABLISHED IN EAST TEXAS / PRESIDIOS ARE BUILT TO PROTECT MISSIONS AND TOWNS
a) Age of Contact
b) Spanish Colonial Era
c) Mexican National Era
d) Revolution and Republic

José de Escandón is best known for—
a) leading an expedition against French explorer Rene-Robert, Cavalier de la Salle
b) planting new settlements along the Rio Grande, including Laredo
c) discovering the deserted French Fort Saint Louis
d) defeating the Pueblo Indians in the area of El Paso

The year 1821 is significant to Texas history because in that year—
a) The coast of Texas was first mapped by Spanish explorers
b) Father Antonio de Olivares started the first mission and presidio at San Antonio
c) Mexico achieved independence from Spain
d) Texas declared its independence from Mexico

a MOSES AUSTIN LOSES ALL OF HIS MONEY IN 1819 b MOSES RIDES TO SAN ANTONIO TO MEET WITH SPANISH OFFICIALS --c MOSES OBTAINS A CONTRACT TO BRING FAMILIES TO TEXAS AS AN EMPRESARIO ---- WHICH COMPLETES THE THIS INFORMATION?
a) Moses Austin establishes a successful settlement in Texas
b) Stephen F. Austin becomes an empresario after his father’s death
c) The Anglo-American settlers who arrive in Texas quickly turn back
d) The settlement fails because of the Mexican War for independence.

Which of the following is a vaquero?
a) Soldier
b) Cowboy
c) Mayor
d) Sheriff

LEGISLATIVE POWER / JUDICIAL POWER / EXECUTIVE POWER Which principle of the U.S. Constitution is being shown?
a) Separation of Powers
b) Limited Government
c) Popular Sovereignty
d) Federalism

Under the Mexican federal Constitution of 1824—
a) The Catholic religion was declared the official religion of Mexico
b) The central government held all political power
c) The president held more power than the legislature
d) Coahuila and Texas were two Mexican states

Who was the leader of the Mexican Army at the Alamo?
a) Santa Anna
b) Sam Houston
c) William Travis
d)

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