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GOVT 2306 Exam 1 Study Guide In the Introduction of Chapter 1, the authors note the difference between legendary Texas and true Texas history. Be familiar with examples used by the authors to illustrate this difference. In the Texas Geography section of Chapter 1, the authors note the relationship between the land of Texas and the mentality of Texans. What example does the authors give to support the claim of such a relationship? What sources are mentioned by the authors as contributors to the "birth of Texas traditions"? In the Mexican Independence section of Chapter 1, what was a noted motivation for Mexican independence from Spain? the demand that those born in the New World be endowed with the same rights as those  born in Europe In the Texas Revolution section of Chapter 1, what issues were listed among the divisive issues during the revolution and subsequent Texas independence? *Note: (A presumption with many of these review questions is that if you know the list of things which apply you will be able to recognize those that do not.) NOT--Texans needed to choose between statehood in the United States or being an independent republic. What events followed closely the forming of the Republic of Texas? Sam Houston was elected as president. In what year did Texas become a state in the United States? Dec. 29 1845 Texas's secession from the United States took place in what year? 1861 What does the authors say can be described as a “long string of transitions that often brought conflict between old ways and new ways”? Texas history is defined as such What are some of the transitions referred to in the previous question?
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