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ERA OF DISCOVERIES AND MISSIONS.
Mexico, visit one of the Texas missions and keep a
journal of what you see there.
7. The missions as they are now. (In many parts of
the State it will be possible for teacher and pupils to
visit one or more of the ruined missions. Such a visit
under proper guidance would be of the greatest profit
and interest to the history class.)
8. Paper or talk from the teacher on the condition of
France in 17 2, showing clearly why she was not able
to hold her colonies in America.
9. Let the class elect one of their number who, as-
suming that he is a historical personage, mentioned in
Era I., shall relate the story of his life, concealing his
name; class will then decide who he is.
10. Historical tableau: Let pupils represent some
scene described in Chapter I.; as "Death of La Salle,"
"Governor Anaya's offer to St. Denis," "Belisle writing
to St. Denis," " Priest rewarding Indians," etc., etc. Let
the class name and describe the scene thus pictured.
11. On the map outlined on the next page let each
pupil locate all important places mentioned in Chapter I.
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Pennybacker, Anna J. Hardwicke. A new history of Texas for schools : also for general reading and for teachers preparing themselves for examination, book, 1895; Palestine, Tex.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2388/m1/43/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .