Test 1 - The University of Texas at Austin Professor Jim...

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WPC^#### ###### ##2###########B#########J#########L###############|#x#####Jan 04, 1980###### # # 3 '########################################### 3 '##Standard### ############################### 3 '########################################### 3 '##Standard####################################< # # # ####################### #################### ## ########## The University of Texas at Austin ########## GOV 312L Professor Jim Enelow June 14, 1999 X# #%# TEXAS POLITICAL HISTORY (# #+# FIRST EXAM 1. In the 16th century, (a) Cabeza de Vaca conquered the Seven Cities of Cibola with the help of asmall group of Spaniards and a large group of Indian allies (b) San Juan Bautista served as the "gateway" to Spanish Texas (c) Coronado and de Soto launched competing expeditions whose purpose wasto search for mineral wealth in northern New Spain (d) the French established Louisiana, driving a wedge between SpanishFlorida and New Spain (e) Britain expelled France from the North American continent 2. Which of the following statements is correct? (a) La Salle's landing on the coast of Texas in the 1680s was ignored bySpanish officials (b) La Salle returned to France after establishing Fort St. Louis and in1699 helped establish a French fort on Biloxi Bay (c) Spanish officials were alarmed at La Salle's landing on the Texascoast because it posed a threat to the silver mines of northern New Spain (d) La Salle hiked from Texas to Canada after being left in Texas withouta ship to return home (e) La Salle originally planned to establish a colony near the mouth ofthe Mississippi River but decided, after stopping at the island of SantoDomingo, to return to France 3. The first Spanish missions in East Texas (a) included Natchitoches on the Rio Hondo, near present day Robeline,Louisiana (b) were abandoned after a few years because an epidemic had killed manyTejas Indians, a serious drought had destroyed crops, and there were nosigns of French activity (c) were abandoned because of the "Chicken War" when French soldiersinvaded East Texas (d) included a large contingent of Spanish soldiers to protect themissionaries, who feared for their safety (e) made no effort to Christianize the Tejas Indians but insteadestablished trade relations with French settlers in Louisiana 4. The second wave of Spanish missions in East Texas (a) was the result of an expedition which included Father FranciscoHidalgo and the Frenchman St. Denis (b) established a Spanish presence in East Texas which continueduninterrupted until the 1770s (c) occurred through the efforts of the Marquis de Aguayo who broughthundreds of men, tons of supplies, and thousands of head of livestock athis own expense (d) brought about the founding of San Juan Bautista as a halfway postbetween East
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Texas and Saltillo (e) was opposed by the French who, under Governor Cadillac, tried to keepSpain from returning to East Texas 5. Match the following names and identifications A Marquis de Aguayo 1 first Emperor of Mexico B Jose de Escandon
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