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General Texas History
"As a native Texan, I hold great pride in my state. I value the many cultures and histories, and wish to preserve and spread the knowledge and tradition of Texas history."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
How many different flags have flown over Texas?
Texas can legally fly the state flag at the same height as the United States flag.
Who was the first Anglo-American to receive permission to settle people in Texas, but died before he got the chance?
(Two Words (think the state capital))
Where was the first major oil well in Texas located?
Gulf of Mexico
Who was the first known European to set foot in Texas?
Alonso Alvarez de Pineda
Cabeza de Vaca
What officially ended the Texas Revolution and the war between Mexico and Texas?
Texas signing a Declaration of Independence
Mexico's victory at the Alamo
Treaties of Velasco
Massacre at Goliad
Who is considered by many to be the "Father of Texas Education"?
Mirabeau B. Lamar
Stephen F. Austin
What is "Juneteenth"?
Nothing, it doesn't exist.
Texas' Independence Day
Another term for Father's Day
A day to commemorate the announcement of the Emancipation Proclamation in Texas
Where was the last battle of the American Civil War fought?
King Ranch, Texas
Palmito Ranch, Texas
San Jacinto, Texas
In what branch of the military did the gunman of the 1966 University of Texas massacre, Charles Whitman, serve?
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