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2 Rules  Every class will start with a daily grade 100  Every time there is unnecessary talking 2 points will be deducted  The points accumulated by each team will be added to the daily grade at the end of the day for a grade (If everyone participates)  The winning team will receive 5 bonus points to their test grade

3 Governor Peace worked hard to make Texas a strong state, setting up the Permanent School Fund which did what?  Provided money for schools

4 According to the 1848 treaty of Guadalupe Hildago, the United States gained a large amount of land as a result of a(n)?  Cession

5 Under the state constitution, the governor of Texas has the power of veto, which means he can?  Prevent something from becoming a law

6 The belief that the United States had the right to expand to the Pacific Ocean was called?  Manifest Destiny

7 In 1850, the US Congress approved popular sovereignty, which gave territories the right to ?  Decide whether to allow slavery or not

8 The first Governor of the State of Texas was?  James Pinckney Henderson

9 In 1845, Texas had to write a state constitution. In it women were given the right to?  Own Property

10 Ever Since Texas had won independence, Mexico and Texas disagreed on where their border was. Mexico said the border with Texas was the?  Nueces River

11 The power to make laws, two houses, and meets every two years --The best title for that description would be?  Legislative Branch

12 Supreme court, district court, and county courts are found in?  Judicial Branch

13 Until after the Compromise of 1850, a major issue for the governors of Texas was?  Settling the public debt

14 Which Texas border was set by the U.S. Congress as part of the compromise of 1850?  Western

15 Texas 1845 state constitution prevented who from voting?  Women  Native Americans  African Americans

16 What offices did Houston and Rusk hold in the first state government of Texas?  Members of the U.S. Senate

17 In the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, what did the United States give Mexico in return for large amounts of land in the west?  $15 million

18 At first, the state’s officeholders were not part of any political party. That changed in the 1840s. The political party that dominated Texas politics in the 1840s and 1850s was the?  Democratic Party

19 Texas used most of the money it received for giving up its claim on New Mexico to ?  Pay off the public debt

20 Immigration was responsible for much of the growth of Texas population between 1836 and The great majority of immigrants to Texas came from?  The United States

21 In 1845, Texas set up reservations for native Americans to?  Try to end Indian raids

22 The factor that most attracted people to come to Texas was its?  Availability of cheap land

23 The government of Texas wanted the land developed to?  Make the value of the land go up

24 Immigration to Texas increased after it became a state because?  Settlers felt better protected from Indian raids

25 The immigrants from the Lower South generally started cotton plantations in?  The Gulf Coast

26 Most immigrants from the Upper South?  Were poor farmers

27 In the 1840s and 1850s, the population of African Americans in Texas  Rose at a fast rate

28 German Settlers clashed with other Texans over the issue of?  slavery

29 Thousands of Mexicans come to Texas in the late 1800s and early 1900s?  Because of revolutions in Mexico

30 Texans wrote a new constitution in 1845 because?  Texas need to form a STATE government

31 The Battles of Palo Alto, Resca, and the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo were apart of what conflict?  The Mexican War

32 What ended the Mexican War?  The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

33 Final Jeopardy  The 1848 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo and the Compromise of 1850 were used to settle different conflicts. What did each one do? List specific provisions. (provision meaning what disputes did they resolve, what was set up by them, etc.)

34 Treaty of GH Compromise 1850  Ended Mexican War  Set Texas Border  Mexican Cession  Set Texas Western border  Texas received 10 million for giving up claims to New Mexico  Popular Sovereignty


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