2013/2014 Fall Final Exam Review

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2013/2014 Fall Final Exam Review. 1. The highest point in Texas. Guadalupe Peak. 2. The only natural lake in Texas. Caddo Lake. 3. Which rivers form borders for Texas?. Red River Sabine River Rio Grande. 4. These people survived by searching for wild plants and animals to eat. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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2013/2014 Fall Final Exam Review

2013/2014Fall Final Exam Review1. The highest point in TexasGuadalupe Peak2. The only natural lake in TexasCaddo Lake3. Which rivers form borders for Texas?Red RiverSabine RiverRio Grande4. These people survived by searching for wild plants and animals to eat.Hunter-gatherers5. The time in Texas before the written wordPre-history6. Scenes of Native American life carved into rocks.Petroglyphs7. The initials for A.D. stand forAno Domini8. Medicine men of Native American tribes were calledShaman9. The main food source for the Comanche wasBuffalo10. The name of bricks made from drying clay isAdobe11. A peoples way of doing things is known as Culture12. These man-made objects showed how early cultures livedArtifacts13. Which tribe was known as lord of the Plains?Comanche14. Which tribe was the most advanced of the Texas Indians?Caddo15. Which tribe was a scavenger group and ate anything they could find?Coahuiltecans16. Indian tribes could communicate with each other because they had similarSign language17. This tribe used canoes because of their location near the Gulf of Mexico.Karankawa18. The conquistadors from Spain brought which animal to the New World?horse19. Which explorer first encountered the New World?Christopher Columbus20. When Tenochtitlan was destroyed, what city was built on top of the ruins?Mexico City21. What year did Columbus sail across the ocean blue?149222. Which Spanish leaders defeated the Aztecs and Incas?Cortes and Pizzaro23. The outpost built by LaSalle in Texas was namedFort St. Louis24. In response to LaSalles activities in Texas, the SpanishShifted their focus to Texas25. The Spanish soldiers who sought wealth and glory were calledConquistadors26. Cabeza de Vaca reached Texas as a result of which expedition?Narvaez27. Columbus sailed from Spain with the goal of reaching?Asia28. Alvarez de Pineda failed to find riches along the Gulf coast, but his expedition did produce what item?A map of the Texas coast29. How did Fray Marcos de Niza contribute to the legend of the Seven Cities of Gold?He said he saw the Seven Cities30. How were so few Spanish able to conquer the large population of Native Americans?The Spanish had better weapons and armor31. Which explorer traveled in the Panhandle of Texas and the Grand Canyon?Coronado32. The first mission in Texas wasCorpus Christi de la Ysleta33. The first mission in East TexasSan Francisco de los Tejas34. Jane Long is known asThe Mother of Texas35. Mexico won its independence from Spain in what year?1821

36. Who did Moses Austin ask to carry out his colonization plans when he died?Stephen F. Austin37. Where did Stephen F. Austin decide to establish his colony?Between the Brazos and the Colorado Rivers38. Many Anglo Americans settled in Texas because they wanted what?Good farmland at low prices39. What hardships occurred while Stephen F. Austin was away from his colony?Drought, Indian raids, and disagreements over land40. What was the advertised price for Austins colony in Texas?12.5 per acre41. The wealthiest of Stephen F. Austins colonistsJared Groce42. When Moses Austin first went to see Governor Martinez in 1820 about colonization, what was Martinez initial reaction?Austins plans were refused43. The first cities were built near what natural landforms?Rivers44. Ancient hunters came across what landform?The Bering Strait45. What was the name of the ship the Pilgrims came over on?The Mayflower46. What did the Pilgrims call their new colony?Plymouth47. What ocean did the Pilgrims cross to get to America from England?The Atlantic Ocean48. William Penn was part of a religious group called Quakers 49. Before the French and Indian War, _________ owned the 13 American colonies and the northern part of Canada.England50. Why did most people move to Pennsylvania?Good farmland, good climate, and religious freedom51. The Townshend Acts were repealed except the tax onTea52. The colonists fought against the ___________ army in the American Revolution.BritishGeographic RegionsAmarillo - Great PlainsDesert plants - Mountains & BasinsMost rainfall; 40-60 rain - Coastal PlainsHighest and driest point - Mtns & BasinsRegion that does not border Mex. - North Cental PlainsBig Bend National Park - Mtns & BasinsDense forest,other trees - Coastal PlainsErasHunting small game - ArchaicBow and Arrow - NeolithicDrive game off cliffs - PaleolithicFarming - NeolithicIce Age - Paleolithic

Explorers VocabularyThe land ruled by someone appointed by a monarch - ViceroyaltyA Spanish soldier - conquistadorPayment of food or other valuables - tributeBeing native to a particular area - indigenousNew World / Old WorldCabbage - Old WorldCashews - New WorldCitrus - Old WorldHorse - Old WorldPeaches - Old WorldPeanuts - New WorldTurkey - New WorldVanilla - New WorldGeographic Regions & States Map