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Hispanic Americans in Congress

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
Based on contextual essays from the book "Hispanic Americans in Congress," four lesson plans examine the Hispanic pioneers who served on Capitol Hill from 1822 to 2012. The first lesson features materials from the Louisiana Purchase to...
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The Price of Freedom: Americans at War Lessons

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Designed for teachers, a 15-lesson collection curated by the Smithsonian, examines how wars have impacted American society. Each resource includes a lesson plan, background information, a materials list, maps, images, and worksheets. An...
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The Price of Freedom: Americans at War Printable Exhibition

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War is a collection of 13 resources from a printable exhibition curated by the Smithsonian Museum of American History.  Each resource begins with a summary and a table of contents. The resources...
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Sam Houston: A Study in Leadership

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Learners read a short excerpt from a speech by Sam Houston and answer corresponding questions as well as engage in additional activities, including writing a persuasive essay and discussing topics in small groups. The resource helps lay...
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Conflicting Voices of the Mexican War

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Americans wanted to fulfill Manifest Destiny, and this pattern continued with the Mexican War. The resource specifically teaches about the Mexican War through a variety of exercises including a research project, group work, brainstorming...
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Hispanic Congressional Representation in the Era of U.S. Continental Expansion, 1822–1898

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
From the Louisiana Purchase to the Spanish American War, the history of the United States is intertwined with the story of Hispanic Americans. Using an article about Hispanics in Congress during the 1800s, learners research their lives...
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On This Day: The Battle of the Alamo

For Students 7th - 12th
A thought-provoking resource shares information on the Battle of the Alamo and its lasting impact on history. Scholars learn about Davy Crockett, a famous frontiersman, killed defending the Alamo. Video clips also explain that...
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Texas Revolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Deep in the heart of Texas is the spirit of a once-independence nation. The Republic of Texas was a sovereign country, and learners explore its declaration of independence and political pamphlets. After considering the causes of Texas...
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Juan Seguín

For Students 4th - 12th
Juan Seguin was unsung hero of the fight for Texas independence. An interesting video uses interviews with experts to explain the role Juan Seguin played in the fight for Texas independence. Young scholars also learn Juan Seguin's role...
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On This Day: Branch Davidian Standoff

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
When David Koresh and his followers refused to let a group of federal agent search their compound for illegal weapons, a firefight that eventually ended in the deaths of dozens of people ensued. What could law enforcement have done to...
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Latino Patriots

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Pupils may not be familiar with Bernardo de Gálvez or Juan Seguín, but these Latinx patriots played important roles in American history. Using biographies of the Revolutionary War hero and Texan politician, historians consider how Latinx...
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Voter Mobilization in Texas

For Students 4th - 12th
Henry B. Gonzalez, José Luis Guttierez, and Willie Velasquez are the focus of a video that spotlights the contributions the three individuals made for the Chicano population. Actual footage alongside passionate interviews from family...
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Journey from Mexico

For Students 4th - 12th
An interview with Victor Villaseñor details his family's journey from Jalisco, Mexico to El Paso, Texas. Brought on by the Mexican Revolution, Victor and his family decided to make a new home in the United States of America. The path to...
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Gone to Texas: The Story of the Texas Empresarios

For Teachers 4th
After watching two educational films about Texas history, young settlers create a T chart listing the pros and cons of renouncing their American citizenship, converting to Catholicism, and moving to a Texas colony under the Empresario...
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The Alamo

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Remember the Alamo! Scholars investigate the Battle of San Jacinto during the Texas Revolution. Using models, maps, quotes, biographies, and the Oath of Allegiance, the Alamo comes to life as the stories of those who fought and died in...
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A Teacher’s Guide to Lorenzo De Zavala

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Who was Lorenzo de Zavala to the Texas Revolution, and how did he change the Alamo? Find out using an educational resource that asks learners to fill out graphic organizers and respond to short-answer questions to further solidify their...
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A Teacher’s Guide to Sam Houston

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Need a teacher's guide all about Sam Houston and how he relates to the Texas Revolution? Look no further! The guide includes a timeline detailing Houston's life, important milestones, and relevant maps that include his movement around...
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The Alamo Then and Now

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
The Alamo is one of the most famous buildings from the Texas Revolution. But what does it look like today, and how has it changed? Pupils find out more using different interactive modes, including a split-screen and side-by-side version.
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A Lesson in Citizenship

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What does it mean to be an American citizen? Lieutenant Colonel Commander William Barret Travis believed that it meant honor to country first—even above one's own life. Middle and high schoolers read his final letters from the Alamo that...
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A Teacher’s Guide to Antonio LóPez De Santa Anna

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Who was Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, and how did he relate to the Texas Revolution? Use an informative resource to find out! By reading primary sources, viewing maps and graphs, and answering short-answer written prompts in handouts,...
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The Alamo Then and Now

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
Reading about the Battle of the Alamo during the Texas revolution is one thing, but has the class seen it? Show them firsthand using an interactive resource. Scholars drag a mouse to view the surroundings of the Alamo in the past and as...
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The Alamo Crossword Puzzle

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Sort out who's who from the Battle of the Alamo with a helpful crossword puzzle. Complete with 20 clues and names, the resource helps history learners identify the major players in a pivotal moment in American history.
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Lorenzo de Zavala and José Antonio Navarro: Their Contributions to the Independence of Texas

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Lorenzo de Zavala and José Antonio Navarro were both native Mexicans and leaders of the Texas Revolution, but with different backgrounds and careers. Compare and contrast the two influential men with a research assignment in which...
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Mexican War

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
Did you know that without the Mexican War, the United States would not include the states of Arizona, California, New Mexico, Texas, Nevada, Utah, and even parts of Colorado? Scholars learn a variety of interesting facts about the...