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Why was Spain in no condition to look after her American colo-
nies? Why did the priests first oppose and then favor Mexico's in-
dependence? What is a creole? Did you ever know one? What is
the meaning of junta? Has our government any body of men that
corresponds to the Spanish junta? What do you mean by "a second
Why did Spain prohibit her colonists from trading with other na-
tions? Why did she compel all foreigners to have passports? What
is a passport? Cal you bring one to show to the class ? Hans Schmidt
has just come from Berlin to San Antonio to visit his grandchildren
for six months; does he need a passport? If you were to visit France
would you need a passport ?
Who made the first map of Texas ? Why did Lieutenant Musquez
send Nolan's ears to the governor of Texas ?
When did France fail to keep a promise made to Spain ? Why did
Spain not force France to do as she promised ?
How much did the United States pay for Louisiana? What do you
mean by "Neutral Ground"? Why could there be no law and fixed
government in this "Neutral Ground"? Draw a map showing the
boundaries of the United States before she bought Louisiana. Draw
another map showing her boundaries after she bought Louisiana.
lWho was Aaron Burr?
What do you mean when you say he "graduated at West Point "?
Explain the terms, Mexican Royalists, Mexican Republicans.
Why did Magee resign his commission in the United States army?
Where are La Bahia, Point Bolivar, Nacogdoches, New Granada,
Yucatan, the Santander River, Arroyo Hondo, and the Medina?
Who was Sancho Panza?
What is meant by the name, "a Gachupin" ? Why did the native
Mexicans dislike the Gachupins?
Describe in your own words the trap Arredondo set for Toledo and
his men. Go to the board and draw any figures you may need to
make Arredondo's plan perfectly clear.
Explain: "Napoleon had fallen at Waterloo."
Why did President Madison forbid Americans invading Texas?
What is a pirate? What is the punishment for piracy?
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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/m1/72/: accessed June 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .