The History of Texas: Test Questions

Topics: Mexico, Republic of Texas, Texas Pages: 4 (414 words) Published: December 8, 2013
Texas Hist Test Review
Key Terms :
Teotihuacan, 100-600 (Mayan)
Cahokia, 800-1100
Chaco Canyon, 850-1150
Tenochtitlan, 1300-1521 (Aztec)
Inca Empire, 1200-1533
Key Terms week 2 :
Reconquista, 1492
First Contact
Cortés in Mexico, 1521
Pizarro in Peru, 1532
New Spain, 1535 
Cabeza de Vaca & Estevanico, 1536
Coronado, 1541
de Soto, 1542
Caddo Indians – "techas"
St. Augustine, 1565
Santa Fe, 1609
La Salle, 1684
mission & presidio system
Nacogdoches mission, 1716
San Antonio de Valero, 1718
San Antonio de Bexar, 1718
La Bahia (later, Goliad), 1721
Los Adaes, 1729
Canary Islanders (Los Isleños), 1731 
Comanche
French and Indian War, 1763
New Regulations for Presidios, 1772
Age of Revolution
Bernardo de Galvez

1790 population: 
   New Spain, 4,800,000 (including countable Indians) 
   United States, 3,700,000 (not including Indians) 
   Tejas, 3,179 (not including Indians)

Louisiana Purchase, 1803 
population of Louisiana, 50,000
James Long, 1819

Week 2 Study Questions :
During the 1500 and 1600s, what stimulated or discouraged Spanish interest in the lands that are now Texas? 

To what do you attribute the success or failure of Spanish missions in eighteenth century Tejas? 

Was the presence of other European colonial powers a help or a hindrance to the Spanish development of Tejas? 

How did the Age of Revolution affect Spanish America and Tejas in particular? Age of Revolution :
United States, 1775-1783
France, 1789-1795
Napoleonic Wars, 1795-1815
Haiti, 1791-1804
Ecuador, 1809
Mexico, 1810-1821
Colombia, 1810
Venezuela, 1811
Paraguay, 1811
Argentina, 1816
Chile, 1818
Peru, 1821
Dominican Republic, 1821
Costa Rica, 1821
El Salvador, 1821
Honduras, 1821
Nicaragua, 1821
Guatemala, 1821

week 3 - key terms
peninsulares = born in Spain
crillos = born in America
Mexican Revolution
Miguel Hildago
Battle of Medina
Adams-Onis Treaty, 1819-1821 (Transcontinental Treaty)
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