TEKS Expectation 7.4A

7.4A Identify individuals, events, and issues during the administrations of Republic of Texas Presidents Houston, Lamar, and Jones such as the Texas Navy, the Texas Rangers, Jack Coffee Hays, Chief Bowles, William Goyens, Mary Maverick, José Antonio Navarro, the Córdova Rebellion, the Council House Fight, the Santa Fe Expedition, slavery, and the roles of racial and ethnic groups.
Belongs to Statement 7.4: The student understands how individuals, events, and issues shaped the history of the Republic of Texas and early Texas statehood.

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

"Witness This" Curriculum Guide
A Brave Boy and a Good Soldier: John C. C. Hill and the Texas Expedition to Mier
A Continent Divided: The US - Mexico War
A Continent Divided: The US - Mexico War
A History of Smith County, Texas
A History of the French Legation in Texas
A History of Trinity County Texas, 1827 to 1928
A Memorial and Biographical History of Navarro, Henderson, Anderson, Limestone, Freestone and Leon Counties, Texas
A New History of Texas for Schools -1895
A Pictorial History of Texas, from the Earliest Visits of European Adventurers, to A.D. 1879
A Southern Community in Crisis: Harrison County, Texas, 1850-1880
A Texas Scrap-book
A Texas Scrap-Book: Made Up of the History, Biography, and Miscellany of Texas and Its People
A Thumb-nail History of the City of Houston, Texas, from Its Founding in 1836 to the Year 1912
A Wild and Vivid Land: An Illustrated History of the South Texas Border
A Witness to Westward Expansion
Accompaniment to Mitchells New Map of Texas, Oregon, and California, With the Regions Adjoining
Address on the annexation of Texas, and the aspect of slavery in the United States
Annexation Debate to State
Annexation of Texas
Annotated Typescript of Biography of Galveston Founder Michel Branamour Menard
Anson Jones
Applying the SOAPS Method of Analyzing Historical Documents
Appointment of Henry Raquet as Land Title Attorney, 1835
Appointment of Isaac W. Burton, 1840
Arnie Armadillo and the Texas Heroes - Samuel 'Sam' Houston
BATTLE FOR TEXAS: The Experience
Bet You Didn't Know: Texas
Biographical Encyclopedia of Texas
Biography of Thomas M. Bagby and descendants
Casa Navarro Pre-Visit & Post-Visit Lesson Plans 7th Grade Learning Level
Casa Navarro State Historic Site Activity Guide
Celtaire String Band - Living History through Music & the Military
Certificate of Leftwich's Grant, 1825
Cherokee Place Names in the Southeastern United States
Chief Bowl
Colonial Challenges Austin Faced
Colonization Through Annexation
Constitution of the State of Texas (1845)
Consulate of the Republic of Texas, 1836 document
Contours of Discovery: Printed Maps Delineating the Texas and Southwestern Chapters in the Cartographic History of North America
Copy of the Constitution of the Republic of Texas, March 17, 1836
Cordova Rebellion
Council House Fight
Coushatta Indians
Curriculum Guide for Teaching Texas History
De-Mystifying Religion for Classroom Teachers: Teaching About Jews, Judaism, and Religious Diversity
Debt of the Republic of Texas
Deed of Sale: Jose Trevino to Henry Raquet, 1837
DeWitt Colony Papers: Documents and Correspondence for 1836
Diary of a Journey from the Mississippi to the Coasts of the Pacific with a United States Government Expedition
Diplomatic Correspondence of Texas
Document concerning Estate of Kelsey H. Douglas, 1841
Document signed by Ramon Musquiz and Jose Antonio Sancedo, 1830
Documents of Texas History
Draft of letter from Valentin Gomez Farias to General Adrian Woll, Noveber 22, 1844
Edwin Ward Moore
El Llano Estacado: Exploration and Imagination on the High Plains of Texas and New Mexico, 1536-1860
El Mesquite
Encounter with the Texas Rangers, 1876
Encyclopedia of Western Gunfighters
Evacuation of Texas: Translation of the Representation Addressed to the Supreme Government
Famous Gunfighters and Feuds
Fifty Miles and a Fight: Major Samuel Peter Heintzelmans Journal of Texas and the Cortina War
Fort Davis: Outpost on the Texas Frontier
Fort Lancaster: Texas Frontier Sentinel
Fort Worth: A Texas Original!
Fortune Favors the Brave: The Story of the Texas Navy
From San Antonio to the Panhandle: Texas Pioneer Women
Frontier Life; or, Scenes and Adventures in the South West
Galveston: A History and a Guide
German Settlements in Central Texas
Grant: Fredonia, Texas, undated
Graphs and Charts of the Texas Slavery Project
Guide for Lesson Plans: Excerpts from Curriculum Guide for Texas History
Handbook of African American Texas
Harriett Joseph
Headright Certificate, 1839
Historical Map Collection
History of Texas: from Its First Settlement in 1685 to Its Annexation to the United States in 1846, Volume 1
Honor and Integrity: Sam Houston
How to Conquer Texas, Before Texas Conquers Us
I Would Rather Sleep In Texas: A History of the Lower Rio Grande Valley and the People of the Santa Anita Land Grant
Identifying Primary Source Documents
Image Gallery for the Curriculum Guide For Teaching Texas History
Introduction to Stephen F. Austin
Introduction to the Tavern Stage of Texas Gunfights
Introduction to the Tavern Stage of Texas Gunfights
Jean Stuntz
John Coffee Hays
Jose Antonio Navarro: In Search of the American-Dream in Nineteenth-Century Texas
Journey through Texas, or, A Saddle-trip on the Southwestern Frontier: with a statistical appendix
Land and Liberty: The Saga of Sam McCulloch
Land Document, 1832
Land Document: Gonzales, 1831
Land Grant to Jefferson Reed, 1834
Land Is The Cry!: Warren Angus Ferris, Pioneer Texas Surveyor and Founder of Dallas County
Laws of the Republic of Texas. Volume 01.
Letter from Burnet to Zavala April 22nd 1836
Letter from William L. Delap to George Cupples, March 20, 1845
Letters to Home
Letters, Relating to the History of Annexation
Life of Sam Houston Interactive Timeline
List of Claims Against the Late Republic of Texas, 1854
Lone Star Leadership Academy
Lonestar Texas Rangers Academy
Lorenzo de Zavala
Lorenzo de Zavala Online: Empresario, Statesman and Texas Revolutionary
Making Cents of Independence
Mary Maverick
Mary Maverick and Texas History—Part 1
Mary Maverick and Texas History—Part 2
McKinney Falls: The Ranch Home of Thomas F. McKinney, Pioneer Texas Entrepreneur
Memorial and Biographical History of Ellis County
Meusebach-Comanche Treaty
Mexican War
Mexico and Her Military Chieftains
Mier Expedition
Mier Expedition
Mirabeau B. Lamar Travel Journal, 1835
Mirabeau Bounaparte Lamar
Modern Economy of Texas
More Famous Gunfights and Locations
Moses and Stephen F. Austin in Texas
My Confession: Recollections of a Rogue
Negotiating for Peace With Mexico
New Texas History Movies
No-Sew Texas Quilt
Ordinances and Decrees of the Consultation
Peg Leg: The Improbable Life of a Texas Hero, Thomas William Ward, 1807-1872
Political Parties
Presidents of the Republic of Texas
Promissory Note from George May to Martin Lacy, 1835
Promissory Note from Santa Anna, 1866
Promissory note of Jose Maria Soto, 1835
Rangers and the Texas Revolution Lesson Plan (Grade 7)
Real History....Real People
Red River War: Expansion & Extinction
Red River War: Growth and Expansion
Report and Resolutions of Treasury Committee, 1844
Republic of Texas
Republic of Texas
Republic of Texas-Presidential Debate
Rowe-Barr Collection of Texas Currency
Sam Chamberlains Mexican War: The San Jacinto Museum of History Paintings
Sam Houston: American Statesman, Soldier, and Pioneer
Samuel Houston
San Jacinto Monument
Shelby County: The Regulator Moderator War
Signature of S. R. Bostick, one of four captors of General Santa Anna at the Battle of San Jacinto
Sons of the DeWitt Colony, Texas
Stagecoaching in Texas
Stephen F. Austin in Texas
Stephen F. Austin: Empresario of Texas: Texas Talk Questions and Answers
Telegraph and Texas Register
Telling Our Stories: Grayson County Reminiscences: the First 150 years, 1846-1996
Texan Santa Fe Expedition
Texans and Their State; a Newspaper Reference Work
Texas and the Mexican War: A History and a Guide
Texas and the Texans; or, Advance of the Anglo-Americans to the South-West; including a history of leading events in Mexico
Texas Annexation: United We Stand
Texas Digital Newspaper Program
Texas Forts
Texas History Concentration
Texas History Looping Cards
Texas History Mini-Qs from The DBQ Project
Texas History Practice Cards
Texas History Snippets Interactive Map: Roads and Places of the Texas Revolution
Texas Navy
Texas Originals: Carlos E. Castañeda
Texas Originals: Clara Driscoll
Texas Originals: José Antonio Navarro
Texas Originals: Mary Austin Holley
Texas Originals: Miriam "Ma" Ferguson
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 Rangers
Texas Talk with State Historian of Texas Bill O'Neal: Gunslingers in Texas
Texas Talk: Dr. Gregg Cantrell Speaks on Stephen F. Austin's Early Life
Texas Talks with Dr. Gregg Cantrell Stephen F. Austin: Empresario of Texas: Full Texas Talk
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: The Changing Faces of Fort McKavett, Officers Quarters, Part 4
Texas Talks: The Changing Faces of Fort McKavett, Post Headquarters, Part 5
Texas Talks: The Changing Faces of Fort McKavett, The Barracks, Part 2
Texas Talks: The Changing Faces of Fort McKavett, The History of the Fort, Part 1
Texas Talks: The Changing Faces of Fort McKavett, The Support Facilities, Part 3
Texas Treasures
Texas, Its Claims to be Recognised as an Independent Power by Great Britain: Examined in a Series of Letters
The Alamo
The Archives War
The Arrest of Stephen F. Austin and the Seeds of Texas Independence
The Beginnings of the University of Texas and Texas A&M University
The Butterfield Overland Mail in Texas
The Cartwrights of San Augustine: Three Generations of Agricultural Entrepreneurs in Nineteenth-Century Texas
The Civilian and Galveston Gazette
The Encyclopedia of Texas, Volume 1
The Evolution of Early "Six Shooter" Technology
The French Legation in Texas
The History of Greater Dallas and Vicinity, Vol. 1
The History of Texas: Or, the Emigrants, Farmers and Politicians Guide to the Character, Climate, Soil and Productions ...
The Houston Story
The Indian Papers of Texas and the Southwest, 1825-1916
The James F. Perry Papers
The Laws of Texas
The Life, Travels, and Opinions of Benjamin Lundy
The Long Expedition
The Mier Expedition
The Mier Expedition: The Drawing of the Black Bean
The News From Brownsville: Helen Chapmans Letters from the Texas Military Frontier, 1848-1852
The Old Army in Texas: A Research Guide to the U.S. Army in Ninteenth Century Texas
The Portable Handbook of Texas
The Reminiscences of Major General Zenas R. Bliss, 1854-1876: From the Texas Frontier to the Civil War and Back Again
The Republic of Texas
The Saga of Sam McCulloch
The Sam Houston Project
The Samuel May Williams Home: The Life and Neighborhood of an Early Galveston Entrepreneur
The San Antonio
The Story of Corpus Christi
The Story of Texas Edcator Guide: Second Floor - Building the Lone Star Identity
The Texas Navy
The Texas Rangers: From Horses to Helicopters
The Texas Revolution
The Texas Revolution
The US-Mexican War
They Had A Dream Too Video
Through Unexplored Texas
Timeline for the Western Texas Frontier
To Become a Texian
Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo
Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo
Triumph and Tragedy: Presidents of the Republic of Texas
Who was Mary Mavrick?
Why We Care About Sam Houston
William Goyens
William Pitt Ballinger: Texas Lawyer, Southern Statesman, 1825-1888
Women Across Texas History
Women and the Rangers: Mothers, Wives & Daughters - Part 1
Women In Early Texas

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