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Unit 6 Revolution

If you were writing a paper about the administration of Mirabeau B. Lamar and the effect of his administration on conflict with American Indians, you would be sure to include forced removal of the Cherokee to Oklahoma, Council House fight, and... the death of Chief Bowles as your text evidence.
What was the main purpose of the Law of April 6, 1830? The purpose of the Law of April 6, 1830 was to stop U.S. immigration to Texas.
Be able to place the following events in the order in which they happened: I. Fall of the Alamo, II.Battle of Gonzales, III.Battle of San Jacinto, IV. Goliad Massacre Battle of Gonzales, Fall of the Alamo, Goliad Massacre, Battle of San Jacinto
What role did George Childress play in the Texas Revolution? He was the primary author of the Texas Declaration of Independence.
The siege of the Alamo took place during the __________ era. Revolution
What makes the year 1845 significant (important) to Texas History? 1845 is the year that Texas was annexed by the United States.
George Washington was the military leader that American colonists looked up to in the American Revolution, so naturally ______ ________ was the leader that Texas colonists looked up to during the Texas Revolution. Sam Houston
Which Texas leader surrendered and was executed along with his soldiers because of his defense of Goliad at the Battle of Coleto Creek? James Fannin
Most of the battles of the Texas Revolution were fought in what part(s) of Texas? The Battles of the Texas Revolution were fought in South Texas and Southeast Texas.
Anson Jones was a leader during which event? (hint: this happened in 1845) Texas annexation to the United States
Which factor was most influential in determining the location of many battles during the Texas Revolution? The location of population centers
What was the primary purpose of the Texas Rangers in the Republic of Texas? They protected Texans from American Indians.
Which of the following was an outcome of the establishment of the Republic of Texas and the Texas Constitution? Freedom for most Texans to live and work as they pleased, though slavery was permitted.
The Alamo became a battleground during the Texas Revolution because it... defended Anglo settlements and delayed the Mexican army.
Be able to answer the question that follows: I am besieged by a thousand or more of the Mexicans under Santa Anna. I have sustained a continual bombardment & cannonade for 24 hours & have not lost a man. Who is the likely author of this letter? William B. Travis
How did the Battle of Gonzales contribute to the success of the Texas Revolution? It proved to Texans that the Mexican army could be defeated and independence achieved.
Where is the San Jacinto Monument located? The San Jacinto Monument is located in Southeast Texas.
The Texas Constitution prevents the government from expanding, limits the government's power, requires executive officials and judges to be elected by voters, and ______________________________________. separates power among three branches of government.
How does the Texas Constitution reflect the democratic principle of popular sovereignty? It uses elections to determine many government officials.
Stephen F. Austin had several different changing points of view toward independence from Mexico. 1) Defender of Mexican Authority 2) Diplomat and negotiator between Texan and Mexican Government 3) Supporter and instigator for Texas Independence ... 4) Active Participant in the Revolution
Who was sent as a messenger to warn Sam Houston about the situation in San Antonio, stayed with Houston and served in the final battle ending the revolution, and served as the only Tejano in the Senate of the Republic? Juan Seguin
Texas Navy ships the Invincible, Brutus, and Independence were vulnerable to cannon fire due to what? They were vulnerable to cannon fire due to their dependence on sails to maneuver.
The Invincible, Brutus and Independence contributed to security of the new nation's southeastern border from attacks by navies from other countries, they contributed to the debt of the new nation, and they could serve as a blockade of what? the Mexican coast in protection of Texas.
In the early Republic, there were those who worked with and supported Sam Houston and those who were critical of his leadership. Houston's supporter was Chief Bowles and his opponent was who? Jose Navarro
Why did Sam Houston oppose the building of the Texas Navy? It was a drain on Texas finances and mostly ineffective.
At the beginning of the Battle of Coleto, Fannin's army of Texans had stopped to rest in a prairie when attacked by the Mexican army. How did the geography of the location contribute to the outcome of the battle? The open land area allowed the men to be surrounded with no protection.
In 1832, Texans at Anahuac drafted the Turtle Bayou Resolutions to explain their actions in attacking Mexican commander John Bradburn who was disliked by the colonists. They were angry and wanted to say that they were not traitors to Mexico,
but were against the tyrannical government of which Bradburn was a part. All of the following were effects of the Turtle Bayou Resolutions: Colonel Jose Mexia and his army returned to Mexico, Texas prisoners of the Mexican government were freed, and John
Bradburn was relieved of his command.
Be able to answer the question that follows: I am besieged by a thousand or more of the Mexicans under Santa Anna. I have sustained a continual bombardment & cannonade for 24 hours & have not lost a man. The enemy has demanded surrender at discretion,
otherwise the garrisons are to be put to the sword if the fort is taken. I have answered the demand with a cannon shot, and our flag waves proudly from the walls. I shall never surrender nor retreat. Who is the likely author of this letter? William B. Travis
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