TExES Core Subjects 4-8 - Social Studies (808): Practice & Study Guide Final Exam

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Question 1 1. When introducing students to geography and the people in the those areas, one idea is to discuss how those populations _____ to the climates around them.

Question 2 2. What was the main purpose of the Declaration of Independence?

Question 3 3. The Republic of Texas declared themselves independent from Mexico in 1836. Who was one of the major leaders of this rebellion?

Question 4 4. What European import actually proved beneficial to the Plains Indians and other tribes and changed the way they traveled?

Question 5 5. Which US president was assassinated in Texas in 1963?

Question 6 6. Making history relatable is another teaching tool in social studies. _____ help students connect events in history to what's happening around them.

Question 7 7. John O'Sullivan's term _____ would later be used by settlers to justify their expansion into western America.

Question 8 8. Although the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776, when did the colonies defeat the British?

Question 9 9. What political meeting is considered to be the beginning of the Cold War?

Question 10 10. When Germany invaded Poland in 1939, which two countries declared war on Germany in response?

Question 11 11. What is the term for the largest regional unit within geography?

Question 12 12. Which country was the first to explore Texas after their ship wrecked off the coast of what is now Galveston in 1528?

Question 13 13. What were two of the basic reasons that Hernando Cortes was able to defeat the Aztecs?

Question 14 14. Which of these would help a historian determine attitudes during a particular time?

Question 15 15. A student is writing a research question. What should his/her first step be?

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