Students learn about, or review, Texas as a Republic with this jigsaw or stations activity. It focuses on the presidencies of Sam Houston and Mirabeau Lamar and has an overview of the road to annexation. Students read 5 passages and fill out graphic organizers, complete a brief timeline and map, a sorting and quote activity, answer 12 review questions, and more! The first page is a teacher information page and the answers are included where appropriate.
The topics covered include:
--a background on the Texas Republic
--Sam Houston's two terms as president
--Mirabeau Lamar's presidency
--an overview of the road to annexation
--debt, Texas Rangers, various capitals, the Cordova Rebellion, the Archive War, the Council House Fight, the Santa Fe Expedition, the Mier Expedition, the Regulator-Moderator War, and MORE!
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You might be interested in some related resources:
The Republic of Texas Timeline
Political Foundation of the Texas Republic
The Texas Republic Collage Project
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