Monday, January 21, 2013

1.22.13 Annexing Texas

Objective: Historians of 2017 will (1) evaluate if the Texans were justified in declaring independence from Mexico; (2) evaluate if the United States should have annexed Texas in 1845

Task 1: complete the Do Now

Task 2: Were the Texans justified in declaring independence from Mexico in 1836? 

Document Analysis: Today's four documents and the document analysis worksheet.  
Task 3: Should the United States annex Texas? Google Moderator 

Extension Opportunities: 
Texas Revolution Notes (Google Presentation) 
The Alamo
U.S. - Mexican War (Video Clip Library) 

Homework: Letter to President Polk.  Complete the assignment and submit a homework completion form

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