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                                                                                         TEXAS HISTORY

                                                                                            Extra Credit List

     

    A.    Limit 3 per 9 weeks.

           How: 1. Power Point Presentation on any of the following on the list (10 slides at least)

                    2. One Page Research Paper 

                    3. 3-5 minute video of the student explain any of the following on the list

    Texas Indian Cultures:

    ·      Apache

    ·      Atakapa

    ·      Caddo

    ·      Coahuiltecans

    ·      Comanche

    ·      Karankawas

    ·      Kiowa

    ·      Wichita

     

    Spanish Missions:

    ·      San Lorenzo de la Santa Cruz

    ·      Senora de la Concepcion del Socorro

    ·      Corpus Christi de la Isleta

    ·      San Francisco de los Tejas

    ·      San Antonio de Valero

     

    Important People in Texas History:

    ·      Stephen Austin                                 

    ·      Moses Austin

    ·      Judge Roy Bean

    ·      James Bowie

    ·      Davey Crockett

    ·      John Connally

    ·      Loyd Bensen

    ·      Martin Dies

    ·      Mirabeau Lamar

    ·      Dwight D. Eisenhower

    ·      Samuel Houston

    ·      General Zachary Taylor

    ·      Lyndon B. Johnson

    ·      Sam Rayburn

    ·      William B. Travis

    ·      Audie Murphy

    ·      John Tyler

    ·      Jane Long

    ·      Hernando de Soto

    ·      Cabeza de Vaca

    ·      Francisco de Coronado

    ·      Admiral Chester Nimitz

    ·      George Bush

    ·      George W. Bush

    ·      Texas Rangers (Not the Baseball Team)

     

    Historical Location or Point of Interest:

    ·      The Alamo

    ·      Battle of San Jacinto

    ·      Caves of Sonora

    ·      Texas Ranger Museum

    ·      East Texas Oil Museum

    ·      LBJ Space Center

    .     Fair Park Texas Centennial Building

    ·     Governor's Mansion (Austin)

    ·     King Ranch

    ·     USS Lexington (Aircraft Carrier)

    ·     Lucas Gusher,  Spindletop Oil Field

    ·     Texas State Capitol