Mexican Independence from Spain
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Hidalgo's speech for Mexican Independence is called?
    answer choices
    "Cry of Dolores"
    "Mexico needs Independence"
    "Emancipation Proclamation"
  • Question 2
    45 seconds
    Q. Mexico's independence in 1821 marked the beginning of a period known as what?
    answer choices
    Mexican National Era
    Spanish National Era
    Mexican Independence
    Early Explorers
  • Question 3
    45 seconds
    Q.

    What year did Mexico gain Independence?

    answer choices

    1718

    1803

    1821

    1836

  • Question 4
    45 seconds
    Q.

    People who were born in Spain and were the ruling class in the colonies.

    answer choices

    Native Americans

    Criollos

    Mestizos

    Peninsulares

  • Question 5
    45 seconds
    Q.

    Creole priest who called for Mexico to become independent of Spain- "Cry of Dolores"

    answer choices

    Jose Gutierrez de Lara

    August Magee

    Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla

    Vicente Guerrero

  • Question 6
    45 seconds
    Q.

    Who sought help from the United States to help Mexico fight for Independence?

    answer choices

    Jose Bernardo Gutierrez de Lara

    Augustus Magee

    Joaquin de Arredondo

    Agustin de Iturbide

  • Question 7
    45 seconds
    Q.

    What were the people who were born in Mexico but of Spanish descent called?

    answer choices

    Enslaved Africans

    Mestizos

    Peninsulares

    Criollos

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What best describes the Republican Army of the North?

    answer choices

    The Spanish Royal Army who set to put down the Texas rebels

    A group of Tejanos, Anglo-Americans, and Natives who fought against the Spanish Royalists

    The American troops that were sent in to aid Mexico in their fight for independence

    The army that secured Texas's independence from Mexico at the Battle of the Alamo

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following battles was a LOSS for the Republican Army of the North?

    answer choices

    Trinidad

    Nacogdoches

    La Bahia

    Medina

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What two important events took place in 1821?

    answer choices

    Mexico Won Independence from Spain

    Thomas Jefferson made the Louisiana Purchase, causing tensions between the U.S. and Spain

    Jose Gutierrez de Lara captured the presidio at La Bahia and wrote a Texas state constitution

    Moses Austin is granted permission to bring American settlers to Texas

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Why did many American soldiers abandon the Republican Army of the North?

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    They did not think Gutierrez de Lara was a good leader

    They were upset that the Texas Constitution wasn't modeled after the U.S. Constitution

    The became sick with disease and returned home for medical care

    They feared defeat from the more-powerful Spanish Royal Army

  • Question 12
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    Q.

    Who won the Battle of Medina?

    answer choices

    The Republican Army of the North

    The Spanish Royal Army

  • Question 13
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    What was the name of Moses Austin's son who carried out his plans of starting an Anglo colony in Texas?

    answer choices

    Samuel S. Austin

    William T. Austin

    Robert J. Austin

    Stephen F. Austin

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