The Texas Revolution: Lesson for Kids


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Why did the Mexican government allow Americans to settle in Tejas in the 1820s?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a reason why American settlers and the Mexican government did not get along, leading to the Texas Revolution?

2. What happened to the Texans who defended the Alamo?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The multiple-choice quiz will ask you five questions about the Texas Revolution. You'll answer questions about American settlement in Mexican territory, battles from the revolution and when Texas became part of the United States.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To pass the quiz, you'll need to:

  • Understand why the Mexican government let Americans settle in Tejas
  • Recognize reasons why the American settlers and Mexican government didn't get along
  • Remember what happened at the Alamo
  • Know how the Mexican army was defeated at the Battle of San Jacinto
  • Recall when Texas joined the United States

Skills Practiced

You'll practice many skills, including:

  • Reading comprehension - take away important information from the related lesson on the Texas Revolution
  • Information recall - remember what you know about the Texans who defended the Alamo
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about the Texas Revolution to remember why American settlers didn't get along with the Mexican government

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more facts about this historical event, you can review the lesson called The Texas Revolution: Lesson for Kids. The lesson helps you:

  • Name the person who led the first American settlers into Tejas in 1821
  • Identify important leaders of the Texas Revolution
  • Know what Texas was called after gaining its independence