Texas Rangers Primary Source Analysis

Texas Rangers Primary Source Analysis
Texas Rangers Primary Source Analysis
Texas Rangers Primary Source Analysis
Texas Rangers Primary Source Analysis
Texas Rangers Primary Source Analysis
Texas Rangers Primary Source Analysis
Texas Rangers Primary Source Analysis
Texas Rangers Primary Source Analysis
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Students read a brief background of the Texas Rangers and an account of their apprehension of John King Fisher and his band of cattle rustlers, answer 13 questions, and complete a creative task. The reading is two pages, the answers are included where appropriate and this would be great for a sub!

Sample questions include:
--Why do you think it took 12 years for the Rangers to be formally organized and recognized as an official part of Texan law enforcement?
--Write a quote that a Ranger might have said upon hearing "los diablos Tejanos" for the first time. How do you think a Texan citizen would have felt upon hearing the Rangers referred to in such a way?
--Inferring from the text, why do you think the Nueces River area was more prone to violence than other locations used/travelled by cattle ranchers?
--Based on the text, what kind of person was Fisher to his peers? What type of personality might he have had?
--Do you think you could have been a Texas Ranger, why or why not? Explain your thought process fully.

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