The Lone Star Republic

The Lone Star Republic

At the time Spain granted independence to Mexico in 1821, the land now comprising the state of Texas was very sparsely populated. The Mexican government actually encouraged the settlement of the area by American pioneers.

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ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Did the people of Texas set out to become their own independent nation?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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