Texas History students read an excerpt of the Mier y Teran Report and excerpts of a letter Stephen Austin wrote in response, especially with regards to the Law of April 6, 1830. They then answer 19 questions and complete 2 creative tasks. The answers are included where appropriate and this would be great for a sub! The excerpts total one and a half pages with 4 images.
Sample questions include:
--How did America factor into Teran's report?
--Identify the population mixture Teran observed and discuss whether that was positive or negative for Mexico.
--Which term reveals how the Texan colonists felt about Mexicans, and why?
--What was the identified solution to the problems those living in Texas faced?
--Were those living in the reaches of his land grant successful? Cite evidence from the text to support your answer.
--Rewrite this phrase in your own words to demonstrate understanding: fortitude to brave the dangers of savage foes.
--Based on the paragraph starting with "they have also greatly contributed," identify 4 characteristics that would accurately describe the original Anglo-American settlers to Texas.
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