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Texas History

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Transcript of Texas History

Texas History
By: Patricia Baltierrez

design by Dóri Sirály for Prezi
Unit 1 Being A Historian
Unit 2 Being A Geographer
Unit 3 Native Americans: The First Texans
Unit 5 Mexican Nationals and Empresarios

Declaration of Independence
Unit 10

The Indians where the first Texans followed huge animals called mammoths , mastodons and giant bison.
There are 4 types of Indians
The Regions of Texas
Areas with similar physical, cultural, economic,and/or human characteristics.
The various landforms physical geography, and climate give each Texas region its unique character
Primary Source
- something or someone that was there.
Secondary source-
someone or something that interprets an event or thing.

Coastal Plains
- Flat land and gently rolling hills
North Central Plains
- Rolling hills, lakes and canyons
Great Plains
- The flattest spot on the North American Continent. Mostly grassland with very few naturally growing trees.
- very little precipitation. Desert with sand dunes over 40' tall. Sparse vegetation.
Southeastern bands
- caddo were farmers, hunted dear,fished.
Guf bands
- karankawa fishermen, hunter gatherer type.
Plain bands
- comanche fierce warriors and hunters.
Excellent horse men.
Pueblo bands
- jumanos tradders, lived in houses made
in adobe (mud bricks)
Unit 4 Europeans in Texas
Chistopher Columbus
Early explorers- Spanish people taking over nature
over native americans territory.
On August 3, 1492 Columbus departed Europe and sailed the ocean and discovered the ''New World''.
Hernan Cortes landed his army of 600 soldiers in 1682.
Rene Robert Cavelier sieur de La Salle was a french explorer.
La Salle left to his first expedition in 1682 and claim the land for France.
La Salle left to find other settlements and one of his ships left to France and the other ship had a shipwreck and the colonists were stranded.
La Salle was murdered by one of his followers on March of 1687.
Alonso Alvarez de Pineda mapped the coast of Texas on 1519.
Francisco Vasques de Coronado was a spanish explorer.
Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca was a spanish explorer that was shipwrecked on 1527.

Hernan Cortes
Rene Robert cavelieur Sieur de La Salle
Stephen F. Austin
''The Father of Texas''
empresarios-a bussiness man
Moses Austin began bringing americans to Texas.
Moses Austin died and wished his son Stephen F. Austin continue his work.
Austin signed a contract so he would be allowed to bring 300 american families to Texas.
The 300 americans were known as ''The Old 300''
MoSeS austin

Unit 6 Revolution and Republic
Unit 7 Early Statehood
Unit 8 U.S Civil War reconstruction
Unit 9 Texas Government
Unit 10 Cotton, Cattle and railroads
Unit 11 oil
Bias is an opininion
that is usually ungfair
How to read a map?
-1st look for the title
-2nd locate key or legend
-3rd draw a conclusion
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