TEKS Expectation 7.4C

7.4C Identify individuals, events, and issues during early Texas statehood, including the U.S.-Mexican War, the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo, slavery, and the Compromise of 1850.
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

15 Minute History: Mexican American War
A Southern Community in Crisis: Harrison County, Texas, 1850-1880
A Tract For A Day: How To Conquer Texas, Before Texas Conquers US: 1845
A Witness to Westward Expansion
Annotated Typescript of Biography of Galveston Founder Michel Branamour Menard
Arnie Armadillo and the Texas Heroes - Samuel 'Sam' Houston
Bet You Didn't Know: Texas
Colonial Challenges Austin Faced
Curriculum Guide for Teaching Texas History
De-Mystifying Religion for Classroom Teachers: Teaching About Jews, Judaism, and Religious Diversity
DeWitt Colony Papers: Documents and Correspondence for 1836
Diplomatic Correspondence of Texas
Dr. John McNeill Stewart Medical Log, 1836
El Mesquite
Elizabeth Craw Diary, 1833-1841
Encyclopedia of Western Gunfighters
Famous Gunfighters and Feuds
Fear, Force, and Leather: The Texas Prison System
From San Antonio to the Panhandle: Texas Pioneer Women
Graphs and Charts of the Texas Slavery Project
Handbook of African American Texas
Historical Map Collection
How Texas Got Its Shape
Image Gallery for the Curriculum Guide For Teaching Texas History
Indian Depredations in Texas
Introduction to Stephen F. Austin
Introduction to the Tavern Stage of Texas Gunfights
Introduction to the Tavern Stage of Texas Gunfights
Lesson Ideas for A Destined Conflict Lesson Plan
Making Cents of Independence
Mexican-American Heritage: Texas Experiences Social Studies, Grade 7
Mexico and the United States (Before and After)
More Famous Gunfights and Locations
Moses and Stephen F. Austin in Texas
Rachel Plummer Narrative
Sam Houston: American Statesman, Soldier, and Pioneer
Sons of the DeWitt Colony, Texas
Stagecoaching in Texas
Stephen F. Austin in Texas
Telegraph and Texas Register
Texas Experiences: Mexican-American Heritage
Texas Forts
Texas History Snippets Interactive Map: Roads and Places of the Texas Revolution
Texas Originals: Carlos E. CastaƱeda
Texas Originals: Clara Driscoll
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 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
The Alamo
The Civilian and Galveston Gazette
The Evolution of Early "Six Shooter" Technology
The Evolution of Firearm Combat from Horseback
The James F. Perry Papers
The Laws of Texas
The Story of Texas Edcator Guide: Second Floor - Building the Lone Star Identity
The Texas Revolution
The U.S. angers Mexico by annexing Texas
The US-Mexican War
Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo
Women and the Rangers: Mothers, Wives & Daughters - Part 1

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