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TEKS for Seventh Grade

Back to the index of the TEKS Curriculum Alignment Tool for Seventh Grade Social Studies.
(7.3) History. The student understands how individuals, events, and issues related to the Texas Revolution shaped the history of Texas.
The student is expected to:Related Handbook of Texas Online articles:
A: trace the development of events that led to the Texas Revolution, including the Fredonian Rebellion, the Mier y Terán Report, the Law of April 6, 1830, the Turtle Bayou Resolutions, and the arrest of Stephen F. Austin;
B: explain the roles played by significant individuals during the Texas Revolution, including George Childress, Lorenzo de Zavala, James Fannin, Sam Houston, Antonio López de Santa Anna, Juan N. Seguín, and William B. Travis;
C: explain the issues surrounding significant events of the Texas Revolution, including the Battle of Gonzales, William B. Travis's letter "To the People of Texas and All Americans in the World," the siege of the Alamo and all the heroic defenders who gave their lives there, the Constitutional Convention of 1836, Fannin's surrender at Goliad, and the Battle of San Jacinto; and
D: explain how the establishment of the Republic of Texas brought civil, political, and religious freedom to Texas.

Created by Michel Hinton, Hogg Middle School, Houston ISD, April 2002; modified June 2011.

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