This activity contains 25 questions.
The first inhabitants of Texas were the
Which group of Native Americans provided the basic framework for subsequent settlers in Texas through farming, trading, and trotline fishing?
Which Native American tribe fought long and hard against the Texas settlers, often with a tactical edge because of their weapons and mobility?
Texas has more of what minority in elected offices than any other state?
The Texas population experienced an influx of Southerners after what event happened?
Texas was readmitted to the Union
The railroads were built through Texas
Texas seceded from the Union
The Homestead Act was passed
Texas became independent and made slavery legal
Since the 1940s, the majority of Texans have lived in
urban areas along the border with Mexico.
rural areas along the border with Mexico.
The Texas Creed includes all but which of the following ideals?
All of the above are part of the Texas Creed
Between 1830 and 1870 when Texas was a frontier state, the citizens of Texas faced all but which of the following problems?
The citizens of Texas faced all of the above during the frontier era
A serious natural disaster
The struggle to conquer the land
War with Mexico
Conflict with the Native Americans
Which group views the Alamo as a symbol of rugged individualism on the frontier and the need to defend liberty?
The historical concept of equality, which developed in Texas in the nineteenth century, reflected a society based on land ownership and afforded equality to
Hispanics and Anglos.
male Anglos only.
all ethnic groups.
male and female Anglos only.
Which group in Texas values government intervention to promote equality and establish or maintain an ordered liberty?
The export of what commodity helped established Galveston as a major port?
The first real economy in Texas was created by
computer software entrepreneurs.
commodity traders in the 1950s.
All but which of the following accounted for 66% of Texas' exports in 2000?
Chemicals and petrochemicals
Texas ranks where amongst the states in terms of the number of high school graduates?
Native Americans constitute a small percentage of Texas's population.
By 2003, Hispanics had achieved considerable political clout in Texas.
In 1860 there were 13 Texas counties with an African American majority, by 1980 there were none.
The term Anglos is used to refer to non-Hispanic whites.
One in four Texas children under the age of five lives in poverty.
The frontier era in Texas proved important to the development of equality.
When Davy Crockett took his oath as a Texas citizen he changed the wording of the oath, swearing to uphold the Texas government only so long as it was a republican government.
American conservatism believes that humans are selfish by nature.
Cotton, cattle, and petroleum were important sectors of Texas’s early economy.
Unprecedented economic growth in Texas has lessened the gap between the rich and the poor.
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