TEKS Expectation 7.2C

7.2C Identify important individuals, events, and issues related to European colonization of Texas, including the establishment of Catholic missions, towns, and ranches, and the contributions of individuals such as Fray Damián Massanet, Antonio Margil de Jesús, and Francisco Hidalgo.
Belongs to Statement 7.2: The student understands how individuals, events, and issues through the Mexican National Era shaped the history of Texas.

Teach this expectation using entries from our Handbook

Our Handbook entries are written by volunteer historians and professionals, reviewed by TSHA staff, vetted by scholars, and approved by the TSHA Chief Historian.


Teacher & Community Submitted Resources

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15 Minute History: Texas and the American Revolution?
A Southern Community in Crisis: Harrison County, Texas, 1850-1880
A Witness to Westward Expansion
Arnie Armadillo and the Texas Heroes - Samuel 'Sam' Houston
Arredondo's Report on the Battle of Medina
Artifact Images from Texas Tejano
Bernardo de Galvez
Bexar Archives Online
Colonial Challenges Austin Faced
Comanche Flute Music
Curriculum Guide for Teaching Texas History
DeWitt Colony Papers: Documents and Correspondence for 1824 - 1826
DeWitt Colony Papers: Documents and Correspondence for 1827-1828
Donated Maps Help Save Texas History and Illustrate Early American Independence
El Mesquite
Empresario System in Texas
Encyclopedia of Western Gunfighters
European Exploration
Famous Gunfighters and Feuds
From San Antonio to the Panhandle: Texas Pioneer Women
Guide for Lesson Plans: Excerpts from Curriculum Guide for Texas History
Handbook of African American Texas
Historical Map Collection
Image Gallery for the Curriculum Guide For Teaching Texas History
Introduction to the Tavern Stage of Texas Gunfights
Introduction to the Tavern Stage of Texas Gunfights
La Salle in Texas - Teacher's Guide for the Age of Discovery and Exploration
Learning From Cabeza de Vaca
Lesson Ideas for A Destined Conflict Lesson Plan
Mapa de los Estados Unidos de Méjico 1828, from The Holcomb Digital Map Collection
Mexican-American Heritage: Texas Experiences Social Studies, Grade 7
Mexico opens Texas to Americans who come to claim it as their own
More Famous Gunfights and Locations
Notable Texas Landmarks
Primary sources from Texas Tejano
Sam Houston: American Statesman, Soldier, and Pioneer
Settlement of Spanish and Mexican Texas
Spanish Texas
Tejanos Through Time - TSHA ebook
Texas Experiences: Mexican-American Heritage
Texas Forts
Texas History Mini-Qs from The DBQ Project
Texas History Snippets Interactive Map: Roads and Places of the Texas Revolution
Texas Originals: Carlos E. Castañeda
Texas Originals: Clara Driscoll
Texas Originals: Fray Damián Massanet
Texas Originals: Mary Austin Holley
Texas Originals: Miriam "Ma" Ferguson
Texas Originals: Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca
Texas Pioneer Women: Enterprising Women in the West
Texas Pioneer Women: Legacies
Texas Pioneer Women: Mexican Era
Texas Pioneer Women: Q&A
Texas Pioneer Women: Spanish Era
Texas Pioneer Women: Statehood Era
Texas Talk with State Historian of Texas Bill O'Neal: Gunslingers in Texas
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm - Bernardo de Galvez - Questions and Answers
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Introduction of Petra Vela Kenedy
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Patricia de Leon's Legal Battles and Legacy
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Petra Vela Vidal Kennedy and Mifflin Kenedy
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Politics in the de Leon colony (Victoria Colony)
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Questions and Answers
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: The Tribulations Of Bernardo De Galvez
Texas Talks with Dr. Gregg Cantrell Stephen F. Austin: Empresario of Texas: Full Texas Talk
Texas Talks with Dr. Gregg Dimmick: Come and Take It! Gonzales Cannons - Part 1
Texas Talks with Dr. Gregg Dimmick: Full Webinar on the Gonzales Cannons
Texas Talks with Dr. Gregg Dimmick: Question and Answers on the Gonzales Cannon
Texas Talks with the State Historian of Texas Bill O'Neal: Conclusion
Texas Talks with the State Historian of Texas Bill O'Neal: Question and Answers
Texas Talks: Dr. Gregg Dimmick discusses Mexican side of the Story of the Gonzales' Cannon.
Texas Talks: Talking Tejano History, Companias Volantes, Part 4
Texas Talks: Talking Tejano History, Emma Tenayuca, Part 5
Texas Talks: Talking Tejano History, Jose de la luz Saenz, Part 3
Texas Talks: Talking Tejano History, Mexican Independence, Part 6
Texas Talks: Talking Tejano History, The Tejano Monument, Part 2
Texas Talks: Talking Tejano History, The TSHA Handbook of Tejano History, Part 1
The Evolution of Early "Six Shooter" Technology
The Evolution of Firearm Combat from Horseback
The Journey of Coronado, 1540-1542, from the city of Mexico to the Grand Canon of the Colorado and the buffalo plains of Texas
The Memoirs of Santa Anna
The Texas Revolution
Willie Nelson and the Austin Music Scene
Border Land: The Struggle for Texas, 1820-1879
Traveling the El Camino Real

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