There are five parts to include on Map #5:
Part #1: Mark the location where the Republican Army of the North crossed the Sabine River to begin the fight for Mexican Independence and:
- where the Republican Army captured Goliad
- the location of the Battle of Medina
- Galveston Island (and summarize in one sentence why it was so valuable for the rebels to control)
- Point Bolivar
Part #2: Shade the areas representing the following empresario settlement sites:
- Austin (1821 and 1827)
- Austin and Williams (1831)
- De Zavala
- De Leon
- Cameron (1827 and 1828)
Part #3: Using a different color or marking system, show the location that will become Coahuila y Tejas.
Part #4: On the back of your map, answer the question: Could the empresario settlements have happened if the fight for Mexican Independence had not happened? Why or why not? Answer should be at least one short paragraph.
Part #5: On the back of your map, answer the question: Which empresario’s settlement was most successful, and why? Answer should be at least one short paragraph.Atlas_of_Texas_History_052019-05-03155920.029708