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Title: Who were the major leaders that lead Texas down the road to independence?


1
Who were the major leaders that lead Texas down
the road to independence?
  • Moses Austin, Stephen F. Austin, Martin de Leon,
    Sam Houston, Mirabeau Lamar, Anson Jones

2
What evidence tells us they were leaders?
  • good communication skills
  • Influenced people to come to Texas
  • Well-respected

3
What two leaders were father and son?
  • Moses Austin and Stephen F. Austin

4
What and how did the son fulfill the wishes of
his dying father?
  • Stephen continued his fathers mission by
    bringing 297 families to live in Texas, known as
    the Old Three Hundred.

5
What did Stephen F. Austin accomplish that earned
him the name Father of Texas?
  • He established the first Anglo-American colony in
    Texas.
  • He had an influence over the often unruly
    settlers.

6
Which colony did Martin de Leon settle that
exists as a city today?
  • Victoria, Texas
  • It is one of the oldest cities in Texas

7
Name the first president and the last president
of the Republic of Texas
  • 1st Sam Houston
  • Last Anson Jones

8
Who do you think was a more successful leader to
carry out the duties of a president? Explain why.
9
What leadership characteristics did Mirabeau B.
Lamar have that earned him the title Father of
Education?
  • He was determined to convince Congress of the
    need to support public education.

10
Name the 3 empresarios that made an impact in the
settlement of Texas.
  • Moses Austin
  • Stephen F. Austin
  • Martin de Leon

11
List 3 qualities that indicate they are leaders
  • Knowledgeable
  • Confident
  • Self-controlled
  • intelligent
  • Courageous
  • motivated

12
How did Moses Austin pave the way for
colonization?
  • He was the first Anglo American to secure
    permission from Spain to bring American settlers
    into Texas.

13
Why is Stephen F. Austin known as the Father of
Texas?
  • He is considered the father of Texas because he
    settled the old Three Hundred in Texas.

14
How was Martin de Leon a leader like Stephen F.
Austin?
  • An empresario
  • Brought settlers from Mexico to settle in Texas

15
What colony did Martin de Leon settle during the
Republic of Texas?
  • He established a colony which later became the
    present day city of Victoria that prospered in
    business and trade.

16
What political office was Sam Houston chosen to
and what battle did he lead that defeated Santa
Anna in the fight for independence of Texas?
  • President of the Republic of Texas and was a
    leader in the Battle of San Jacinto that defeated
    Santa Anna in the fight for independence.

17
What two accomplishments do you think Mirabeau
Lamar is known for today?
  • He is known as the Father of Education because
    he stressed the need for public education in
    Texas
  • Relocated the capital of Texas from Houston to
    Austin

18
What do you think Anson Jones meant when he
declared in 1846 The Republic of Texas is no
more?
  • The Republic of Texas no longer exists it is now
    part of the United States of America.
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