Texas history students read the Turtle Bayou Resolutions from the Mexican National Era and answer 10 questions. The last question has students put themselves in the shoes of a Texas settler at the time. This would be great for a sub and the answers are included where appropriate.
Sample questions include:
--In your own words, re-write what Jose Granado is accused of. Explain why that is something the Anglo-Americans would be upset about.
--Using prior knowledge, which right of Anglo-Americans was perceived as being violated in item 7? Seeing as they were now residents of Mexico and not the United States, was this claim valid? Why or why not?
--Summarize the first "resolved" to explain why the settlers were "impelled to resist.”
--Identify the specific phrases in the text that show how the settlers felt about Santa Anna. Are the phrases positive or negative?
You might be interested in some related resources:
Texas History Primary Source Analysis Bundle
Texas Revolution BUNDLE
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