Spanish Colonial Era
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  • Question 1
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following was a method Spain used to colonize Texas?

    answer choices

    Started a series of wars with France and Native Americans.

    Built missions and tried to convert Natives to Christianity

    Passed laws forbidding Americans and French from entering Texas.

    None of the answers are correct

  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q.

    A Spanish military settlement is known as a...

    answer choices

    mission

    town

    presidio

    colony

  • Question 3
    120 seconds
    Q.

    What was Count Jose de Escandon's contribution to the settlement of Texas?

    answer choices

    Brought 6000 people to South Texas and founded the town of Laredo.

    Established 2 missions in East Texas

    Mapped large portions of Texas.

    Established Los Adaes as the capital of Texas and established missions.

  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What is a mestizo?

    answer choices

    a person of Native American decent

    a person of French decent

    a person from Spanish and French decent

    a person from Spanish and Native American decent

  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q.

    How did the Spanish respond to the French threat?

    answer choices

    By creating missions along the coast

    By creating missions in East Texas

    By building missions in Louisiana

    By starting missions in West Texas

  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q.

    The ________ mission was founded in 1690 on the Neches River.

    answer choices

    La Bahia

    Ysleta

    San Jose

    San Francisco de los Tejas

  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q.

    a diary of an early Texas colonist is an example of...

    answer choices

    primary source

    secondary source

  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Many names of cities in TX, such as El Paso, reflect the language and culture of---

    answer choices

    England

    Portugal

    France

    Spain

  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What was a negative effect of the Spanish Mission system in TX?

    answer choices

    Diseases brought by Spanish Missionaries killed Natives

    Natives were moved to the Coast to make room for Missionaries

    Natives made the buffalo go extinct

    Natives killed all the Missionaries

  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What was a result of the French attempting to colonize Texas?

    answer choices

    Spain increased their settlement efforts to counter the French claim in TX

    Fort St. Louis grew quickly into a trade center for Natives

    France declared war on Spain

    The British and French traded Texas for Florida

  • Question 11
    60 seconds
    Q.

    The development of Missions and conversion to Catholicism are examples of what Texas Era?

    answer choices

    Natural Texas and its People

    Spanish Colonial

    Mexican Colonial

    Age of Contact

  • Question 12
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following was NOT a purpose of a Spanish Mission?

    answer choices

    Converting Natives to Catholicism

    Discovering Natural Resources

    Developing Colonies

    Training soldiers for future expeditions

  • Question 13
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Acequias were used to--

    answer choices

    capture wild cattle on the plains

    help colonist endure the harsh winters

    bring water to towns and fields

    supplement the limited mission diet

  • Question 14
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Spreading Christianity to the Natives would fall under what category in PEGS?

    answer choices

    Political

    Economic

    Geographic

    Social

  • Question 15
    60 seconds
    Q.

    The discovery of natural resources such as Gold would fall under what category in PEGS?

    answer choices

    Poliltical

    Economic

    Geographic

    Social

  • Question 16
    60 seconds
    Q.

    To make Natives be loyal to the Spanish King would fall under what category in PEGS?

    answer choices

    Political

    Economic

    Geographic

    Social

  • Question 17
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    Q.

    To expand the territory of the Spanish Empire would be an example of what category in PEGS?

    answer choices

    Political

    Economic

    Geographic

    Social

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