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This empire was most responsible for establishing missions throughout Texas.

Spain

100

This empire focused primarily on fur trading.

France

100

This famous Indian chief was a close friend of Sam Houston, but was killed when Mirabeau B. Lamar forced his tribe from their lands.

Chief Bowles

100

This Texan’s 43rd birthday was also the day Texas declared independence.

Sam Houston

100

The battle that ended with the slaughter of hundreds of Texans who had all surrendered.

Goliad

200

This city was founded as a mission city and included such missions as San Jose, San Juan Capistrano, Espada, and Concepcion.

San Antonio

200

The first battle of the Texas Revolution.

Gonzalez

200

The Law of April 6 1830 and the Seven Laws Constitution shifted more power to Mexico City after this report created a fear of American immigrants in Texas.

Mier y Terán Report

200

This region of Texas was dominated by Apache, Comanche, and Kiowa Indians.

West Texas

200

The Mexican authors of this document wanted to balance a strong central government with sovereign state governments to make the country more stable and prosperous.

Constitution of 1824

300

The state nickname.

Lone Star State

300

The state animal.

Armadillo

300

The state bird.

Mockingbird

300

The state flower.

Bluebonnet

300

The battle which ended in a Texan defeat but became a national legend.

The Alamo

400

The introduction of this animal to Americas in the sixteenth century created more change for Amerindians than any other Old World animal.

Horses

400

This tribe created an empire along the Great Plains of Texas that threatened Spanish, Mexican, and United States rule over the area.

Comanche

400

The battle over a cannon.

Gonzalez

400

The battle which ended in a Texan defeat but became a national legend.

The Alamo

400

The last battle of the Texas Revolution

San Jacinto

500

He was the most successful empresario when Texas was a part of Mexico.

Stephen F. Austin

500

He was the commander-in-chief of the Texas Army during the Texas Revolution and the first elected president of Texas.

Sam Houston

500

This principle ensured that “Each state is bound . . . To organize its government agreeably to the constitution and the constitutive act.”

Federalism

500

Part of the reason he wrote the Declaration of Independence was to express that Texas was dissatisfied with the changes in the Mexican government between 1830 and 1836.

George C. Childress

500

This Amerindian tribal group became a Great Plains empire and a threat to the Spanish Empire once they discovered how to use horses.

Comanche

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