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  • Question 1
    300 seconds
    Q. What region in Texas borders the Gulf of Mexico?
    answer choices
    Mountains and Basins
    Coastal  Plains
    Central Plains
    Great Plains
  • Question 2
    300 seconds
    Q. Which Native American group lived in a beehive shaped home and was arranged as a confederacy?
    answer choices
    Caddo
    Karankawa
    Jumano
    Comanche
  • Question 3
    300 seconds
    Q. Which explorer searched for the seven cities of gold?
    answer choices
    Cabeza de Vaca
    De Soto
    Coronado
    LaSalle
  • Question 4
    300 seconds
    Q. This explorer missed the mouth of the Mississippi on his 2nd expedition, and his ship sank off the coast of Matagorda Bay.
    answer choices
    LaSalle
    Cabeza de Vaca
    Coronado
    Columbus
  • Question 5
    300 seconds
    Q. Spanish ______________ were built in Texas to claim the land and teach the Native Americans religion.
    answer choices
    missions
    presidios
    villas
    none of the above
  • Question 6
    300 seconds
    Q. Who started the Austin Colony?  He is also know as "The Father of Texas".
    answer choices
    Moses Austin
    Stephen F. Austin
    Gail Borden
    Lorenzo de Zavala
  • Question 7
    300 seconds
    Q. _________________ became a dictator in Mexico, and Texans began to get angry with his decisions.
    answer choices
    Lorenzo de Zavala
    Martin de Leon
    Santa Anna
    All of the above
  • Question 8
    300 seconds
    Q. What battle of the Texas Revolution was fought over a cannon? (hint: Come and Take It)
    answer choices
    Gonzales
    Goliad
    San Antonio
    The Alamo
  • Question 9
    300 seconds
    Q. What battle ended the Texas Revolution?
    answer choices
    The Alamo
    San Antonio
    San Jacinto
    Gonzales
  • Question 10
    300 seconds
    Q. Sam Houston was in favor of _______________.  He wanted Texas to join the United States.
    answer choices
    annexation
    resolution
    legislature
    government
  • Question 11
    300 seconds
    Q. Texas joined the ________________ during the Civil War because they supported slavery.
    answer choices
    Union
    Confederacy
    United States
    None of the above
  • Question 12
    300 seconds
    Q. What new breed of cattle was created in the late 1800s?  (hint: it is our state's large mammal)
    answer choices
    Quarter Horse
    Longhorn
    Armadillo
    Grizzly Bear
  • Question 13
    300 seconds
    Q. Which ranch has more than 800,000 acres of land today?
    answer choices
    XIT Ranch
    Long S Ranch
    King Ranch
    JA Ranch
  • Question 14
    300 seconds
    Q. How do ranchers identify their cattle?
    answer choices
    branding
    cattle drives
    line riders
    round ups
  • Question 15
    300 seconds
    Q. How do ranchers identify their cattle?
    answer choices
    branding
    cattle drives
    line riders
    round ups
  • Question 16
    300 seconds
    Q. What group of people had the largest impact on building railroads in Texas?
    answer choices
    Chinese
    Native Americans
    Texans
    Japanese
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