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TEKS for Seventh Grade

Back to the index of the TEKS Curriculum Alignment Tool for Seventh Grade Social Studies.
(7.4) History. The student understands how individuals, events, and issues shaped the history of the Republic of Texas and early Texas statehood.
The student is expected to:Related Handbook of Texas Online articles:
A: identify individuals, events, and issues during the administrations of Republic of Texas Presidents Houston, Lamar, and Jones, including the Texas Navy, the Texas Rangers, Edwin W. Moore, Jack Coffee Hays, Chief Bowles, William Goyens, Mary Maverick, José Antonio Navarro, the Córdova Rebellion, the Council House Fight, the Santa Fe Expedition, public debt, and the roles of racial and ethnic groups;
B: analyze the causes of and events leading to Texas annexation; and
C: identify individuals, events, and issues during early Texas statehood, including the U.S.-Mexican War, the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo, population growth, and the Compromise of 1850.

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

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