2The events below make up which era in Texas history? ColonialAge of ExplorationTexas RevolutionMexican NationalismDeclaration of IndependenceConstitution of 1836Battle of the AlamoFannin’s surrenderRunaway ScrapeBattle of San JacintoTreaties of Velasco
3Delegates at the Convention of 1836 declared Texas’s independence on March 2, 1836February 23, 1836July 4, 1836May 5, 1836
4How did Sam Houston use geography to his advantage in the Runaway Scrape? Houston burned fields, houses, and towns behind his settlers and troops which resulted in Mexican troops running low on supplies.Houston used the terrain that he knew well to lead settlers to safer areas in Texas where he could regroup.Houston ordered Vince’s Bridge to be burned down so that the Mexican army could not retreat.Houston used his military training from the U.S. Army to lead his troops to a nearby plantation so that they could spend time in combat training.
5The second section of the Texas Declaration of Independence lists which of these as a grievance against Mexico?A. The arrest of Stephen F. Austin B. Failure to establish a public education C. Denial of rights such as trial by jury and freedom of religion D. All of the above
6Which document established protections of individual liberties such as freedom of speech, religion, press, and assembly?Texas Declaration of IndependenceConstitution of 1836Law of April 6, 1830Treaties of Velasco
7How did David Crockett end up in Texas and at the Alamo?
8What document has been called the most heroic document in TX history? General Garay’s pardon of Andrew BoyleThe letter written by William Travis asking for more volunteers to defend the AlamoThe Texas Declaration of IndependenceThe letter from David Crockett to Santa Anna asking for the release of women and children from the Alamo
9Who said, “I shall never surrender or retreat” Who said, “I shall never surrender or retreat”? What circumstances had led to this statement?
10Santa Anna was eventually captured by the Texans and later Was executed by order of the Republic of TXDied in prison while serving a life sentence for crimes against TXWas assigned a rank in the Texan ArmyWas released by Sam Houston
11What was the significance of the Battle of Gonzales? It was the first military engagement of the TX Revolution.After the vote about returning the cannon to Mexican forces, Texians citizens opened fire on the Mexican soldiers.It was the first alignment of Mexican and Comanche forces against citizens of Gonzales.Mexican Lt. Francisco Castaneda moved his forces after receiving information that the Texian forces were much larger than anticipated.
13What was the significance of the Convention of 1836? The delegates were debating the issue of statehood and annexation.The delegates of the convention adopted a gov’t that would be in place until the following election year, wrote the Declaration of Independence, and drafted the Republic’s Constitution.The convention was meant to establish a permanent gov’t but ran out of time.Sam Houston had to convince the delegates to stay and work on the gov’t rather than abandoning the task to aid in the conflict.
14Which region did most of the Texas Revolution take place in?
15Which individual wanted to destroy the Alamo? William B. TravisJames BowieStephen F. AustinSam Houston
16What was the significance of the Convention of 1836? The delegates were debating the issues of statehood and annexation.The delegates of the convention adopted a government that would be in place until the election, wrote the Declaration of Independence, and drafted a Constitution.The convention created a permanent government.Sam Houston had to convince people to stay and work on the new government.
17Sequence of Events Use your team board to list the events below in correct sequence. Texas Declares IndependenceTreaties of VelascoBattle of ColetoRunaway Scrape and Battle of San JacintoMassacre at Goliad
18Pick a Leader Problem Solver Assertiveness Creativity Communicator DecisivenessDedicationCourageFairnessIntegrity