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Description

The Son of a bankrupt Misssouri mine owner. Stephen Austin
The Spanish land that borderd the United States Louisiana Territory, was called. Tejas
What was the name of the 4,000 people that ;ived in Texas in 1821 Tejanos
Who was the leader of the 183 volunteeers that defended the Alamo. William Travis
Who was the leader of 25 Tejanos in support of revolt Juan Seguin
This battle lasted 13 days Battle of the Alamo
What was the first adopted name of Texas Lone Star Republic
To join territory to an existing country annex
How many men were captured and executed by Mexicans threehundred
Who was the first president of Texas Sam Houston
How long did the battle of San Jacinto take 18 minutes
When the first American settlers came to Mexico how many were there? Thirtythousand
How many Texans where stationed at the Alamo One Hundred and three
What was the name of the first 299 families in Texas Old Three Hundred
How did the Mexican Government feel the Americans felt. Superior

Texas Revolution Crossword

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Description

Mexican president, became a dictator Santa Anna
Mexican general, Brother-in-law of Santa Anna General Cos
Mexican, helped many Texans escape execution FrancitaAlavez
Executed the Texans at Goliad, Mexican general General Urrea
Surrendered at the battle of Coleto Creek. Was executed at Goliad with 344 of his men James fannin
Only Tejano to serve in the senate of the Republic of Texas Juan Seguin
Elected commander of army in Texas during the Texas Revolution Sam Houston
First president of Texas David G Burnet
Former Tennessee congressman, frontier fighter DavyCrocket
Survived the Alamo with her daughter Susannadickinson

Texas Crossword

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Crossword
Description

What country did Texas become a part of in 1845? AMERICA
What was the name of the mission that a famouse battle for independence was held at? ALAMO
The battle at the Alamo was in the city of San________. ANTONIO
To what religion did all the settlers have to convert to, in order to settle in Texas? CATHOLICISM
Antonio López de Santa Anna was a _______ in the Mexican Army during the battle at the Alamo. GENERAL
Sam _______ became the president of Texas in 1836. HOUSTON
Texas gained ____________ in 1836. INDEPENDENCE
At the battle of San_______, Texans cried out "Remember the Alamo!" JACINTO
At the battle of San_______, Texans cried out "Remember the Alamo!" Land
Mexico created strict ____ when Americans immigrated to Texas? LAWS
Texas became the ____ Star country in 1836. LONE
Who controlled Texas? MEXICO
What type of government was Spain at this time? MONARCHY
What type of government did Texas have after it became it's own independent country? REPUBLIC
American ________ came to Texas with slaves. SETTLERS
If you wanted to settle in Texas, you were not permitted to have these. SLAVES
Who controlled Mexico until the year of 1821? SPAIN
What language did the new American settlers have to speak if they wanted to live in Texas? SPANISH
Mexico defeated who at the Alamo? TEXAS
The people who lived in Texas were known as.... TEXIANS

Texas Revolution Word Search

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san jacinto
annex
empresario
austin
lone star
crockett
tejas
travis
alamo battle
santa anna
juan sequin
sam houston
tejanos
mexico
texas

Important People of the Texas Revolution Crossword

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Description

I was the only tejano to serve in the senate of the Republic of Texas. Juan Seguin
I arrived in San Antonio with 12 volunteers several days after William B. Travis. He then offered me a position in the army but I declined. Davy Crockett
I thought that we should have withdrawn from Goliad because it would have helped Texas in the end, but I failed and we stayed with Goliad. James Fannin
I fought for the Texans and I was a well-known frontier fighter that fought with a knife that was later named after me. James Bowie
I was the wife of an officer that was only allowed to leave to inform others about the results of the Alamo. I survived the Alamo. Susanna Dickinson
I fought for the Mexicans and led the attack of the Alamo. Santa Anna
I was a wife of a Mexican army officer that helped many Texans avoid execution by urging that doctors and some others be spared. She was known as the angel of Goliad. Francita Alavez
I arrived in San Antonio on February 3 with 30 horsemen. I offered Crockett a position in the army but he declined. William B. Travis
I was the commander of consultation for the Texans. I helped Texas prepare for war. Sam Houston
I was a slave owned by William B. Travis. I was forced to fight for the Texans, but I was able to leave to help inform others that the Alamo was unsuccessful. Joe Travis

The Texas Revolution Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Men who went out west and created trails for people to follow. Mountain men
The belief that the U.S. should settle land all the way to the Pacific Ocean in order to spread democracy. Manifest Destiny
This general demanded that the new settlers of Texas covert to Catholicism, learn Spanish, and free their slaves. Santa Anna
Was controlled by Spanish for 100 years. Texas
He was active in the antislavery movement in the 1820s. Benjamin Lundy
A person or animal that lives in or occupies a place. Inhabitants
A supreme ruler. Sovereign
He was a soldier and politician and he dies at the Battle of the Alamo. Davey Crockett
With the nickname Buck, he was a lieutenant colonel in the Texas Army. William Travis
He was an American pioneer who died at the Battle of the Alamo. Jim Bowie
A military operation in which the enemy surrounds the building or fort you are in and keeps you from getting supplies. Siege
This was the decisive battle of the Texas Revolution. San Jacinto
A covered wagon that people stacked supplies in when traveling the the late 1800s. Conestoga
A period of continuous, heavy gunfire. Cannonade
The troops stationed in a fortress or town to defend it. Garrison
Send off to a destination or for a purpose. Despatch
He was a military figure of the Texas revolution and helped establish the independence of Texas. Juan Seguin
He was a military officer in Mexican Texas. Rafael Manchola
Person who leaves his or her country to live elsewhere. Emigrant
A Texan of Latin America, often Mexican or of Mexican descent. Tejano
A Texan of Latin America, often Mexican or of Mexican descent. Tejano

Texas History Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

The battle that lasted 18 minutes is The Battle of sanjacinto
This Texans nickname is "Buck", he died at the Battle Of The Alamo WilliamBTravis
The Texan know as "The King of The Wild Frontier" is davycrockett
The Texan known for carrying a knife is jamesbowie
The event that followed the battle of Golid is the goliadmassacre
The battle fought between General Urea and James Fannin is called the battle of caletocreek
The Mexican dictator known as " The Napoleon of the west" is santaanna
This Texan was Governor oft states, a senator for The Republic of Texas, and a military hero samhouston
The battle that followed a thirteen day siege is the battle of the alamo
The battle that occurred on October 10, 1835, and resulted in Texan victory was the battle of goliad

Texas Revolution and Republic Crossword

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Description

the announcement of an order or law by the government Decree
the formal expression of an opinion, voted on by a group Resolutions
armed and trained soldiers that fight on foot Infantry
armed and trained soldiers that fight on horseback Cavalry
an army of citizen soldiers Militia
a temporary government Ad Interim
to formally accept or approve Ratify
Author of the Texas Declaration of Independence George Childress
President and General of the Mexican Army Santa Anna
Commander of the Texas Army Sam Houston
Colonel of the Texas Army stationed at Goliath James Fannin
October 2, 1835; First Battle of the Revolution; Come and Take It Cannon Battle of Gonzales
Political faction in Texas that supported fighting Mexico for their demands War Party
Political faction in Texas that supported diplomacy and negotiation to solve conflict with Mexico Peace Party
Tejano that supported the Texas cause, stationed at the Alamo, but left the Alamo to deliver Travis' letter to General Houston Juan Seguin
Final battle of the Revolution. Houston's surprise attack on Santa Anna's army led to a surrender after 18 minutes Battle of San Jacinto
An amount of money someone owes to a person, bank, company, etc Debt
Representatives, as to a convention Delegates
Group of advisors to a head of state, such as a president Cabinet
Each branch has its individual roles Separation of Powers
Defense force that tried to keep the peace along the frontier Texas Rangers

Manifest Destiny Crossword

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Description

belief in the United States that its settlers were destined to expand across North America Manifest Destiny
gold was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill in Coloma, California California Gold Rush
used the term "manifest destiny" in 1845 to promote the annexation of Texas and the Oregon Country to the United States John L Sullivan
William Becknell and five other men began their journey Westward from Franklin, Missouri to New Mexico santa fe trail
traveled on the Santa fe Trail from Missouri to New Mexico William Becknell
key to the nation’s health according to Thomas Jefferson Westward Expansion
purchased the territory of Louisiana from the French government Thomas Jefferson
Mexico lost nearly half of its territory, the present American Southwest from Texas to California; U.S. became a continental power. Mexican American War
negotiated Webster-Ashburton Treaty Daniel Webster
route over which settlers traveled to Oregon oregon trail
discovered in California in 1848 gold
Maine vs.Canada Aroostook War
president during Manifest Destinty James k polk
when people from two countries occupy and settle a territory joint occupation
to take control of annex
After the Texan victory at the Battle of San Jacinto, Santa Anna is captured and recognizes Texas as independent Lone Star Republic
as a result of the treaty, the U.S. annexed present-day New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, and California Mexican Cession
to give land over to another country Cession

Westward Expansion Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Who was the person responsible for and signed the Indian Removal Act? Andrew Jackson
What was the journey that the Cherokee people took because of the Indian removal policy called? Trail of Tears
Which battle was the most important for Texas to gain independence, it was a Francisan mission? Battle of the Alamo
Who was the general and dictator of Mexico during the battles for Texas independence? Santa Ana
Who was the United States's president during the Mexican American War? James Polk
This term means, the belief that it is America's obvious fate to move west. Manifest destiny
What was a popular slogan said by John K. Polk when he was ready to go to war against a territory? 50/40 or fight
This trail was the safest and most effective trail for going west. It's a very popular trail. Oregon Trail
This compromise made it possible for people to still own slaves in Washington DC. Compromise of 1850
Who was known as the, "Great Compromiser?" Henry Clay
Who's idea was it to build a railroad from Chicago to San Fransico? Stephen A. Douglas
This term is the political belief that the people who lived in the region should should vote and decide on the nature of their government themselves. Popular sovereignty

The Texas Revolution Against Mexico Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The Americans in Texas wanted to be _______ and not follow the Mexican laws imposed on them Independence
General who led the thousands of Mexican soldiers to the Alamo to defeat the Texas Rebels Santa Anna
Land that was controlled by the Spanish for a long time, to then become the territory where Americans settled in. Texas
The people who accompagnied the white American settlers to Texas, and that were the key for many arguments in between Mexico and the Americans Slaves
Country that gave unfair laws to the Americans that already lived in Texas, resulting in a war Mexico
An old Spanish mission where the Texas rebels secured their forces to resist Santa Anna's army Alamo
Man who wrote to the citizens of Texas for reinforcement when the small Texan resistent army was trapped in the Alamo William Travis
One of the laws that Mexico imposed on Texas was about ________, forbidding people to worship the Almighty as they want to Religion
The Mexicans imposed unfair ____ on the Americans living in Texas when people settled in with slaves Laws
American pioneer who played an important role in the Texas Revolution. He died at the Battle of the Alamo Jim Bowie
American soldier who was in the Battle of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution. He also represented the state of Tennessee in the HOR Davy Crockett
One of the reasons why Americans wanted to expand the nation West Wealth
Country that owned the territory of Texas for hundreds of years Spain
Where the Americans wanted to settle to expand the United States West
Ocean that borders the West of the United States, and that the American settlers wanted to reach Pacific Ocean
Battle that lasted 18 minutes where 630 Mexican soldiers were killed, while only 9 Americans were killed San Jocito
What the United States wanted to spread when expanding to the West Democracy
During the Battle of the Alamo, the American soldiers were ________ by the Mexican solders (250 Americans vs. 2400 Mexicans) Outnumbered
In his letter to the citizens of Texas, William Travis pleaded for _________ so that they might be able to defeat the huge number of Mexicans that were already bombarding the Alamo Reinforcement
The Texans during the Battle of the Alamo did not ______ to safety, even though they were not enough to defeat the Mexican army Retreat