The student understands the causes and effects of European exploration and colonization of Texas.
Summarize motivations for European exploration and settlement of Texas, including economic opportunity, competition and the desire for expansion.
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Identify the accomplishments and explain the impact of significant explorers, including Cabeza de Vaca; Francisco Coronado; and René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de la Salle, on the settlement of Texas.
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Explain when, where, and why the Spanish established settlements and Catholic missions in Texas as well as important individuals.
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Identify Texas' role in the Mexican War of Independence and the war's impact on the development of Texas; and
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Identify the accomplishments and explain the economic motivations and impact of significant empresarios, including Stephen F. Austin and Martín de León, on the settlement of Texas.
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