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Texas History: Early Settler Motivation for GTT. Laura Ewing President/CEO Texas Council on Economic Education www.economicstexas.org www.smartertexas.org [email protected] 713-655-1650. GTT Early European and Indian Style. Visit www.economicstexas.org

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Texas history early settler motivation for gtt

Texas History:Early Settler Motivation for GTT

Laura Ewing

President/CEO

Texas Council on Economic Education

www.economicstexas.org

www.smartertexas.org

[email protected]

713-655-1650


Gtt early european and indian style

GTT Early European and Indian Style

Visit www.economicstexas.org

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Texas history early settler motivation for gtt

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Texas history early settler motivation for gtt

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Where would you settle

Where Would You Settle?

You are early Texas citizens who have come from across the sea. You wander from place to place finding the most suitable way to make a living possible.

Think: Look at the map and decide where you would travel. Why?

Where would you settle and why?

Pair: Share answers in groups of 2 or 3

Share: Share three answers with the class.


What role does geography play in

What Role Does Geography Play In…

1. how Texans make a living

2. where people settle


Texas native american groups economic patterns

Texas Native American Groups: Economic Patterns

What products do you like to use?

Where do these products come from? How do they get to you?

How do you acquire these products?


Matagorda bay

Matagorda Bay

  • Look at the map. Where is Matagorda Bay?

  • Why is this an important topic of discussion?


Vocabulary

Vocabulary

How would you write a sentence using all of the terms below for the early Native Americans?

Economics Goods Services Bartering


Economic patterns

Economic Patterns

1. You will be given a section to read.

2. As you read, think of these questions:

A. What economic patterns did various tribal groups have in early Texas?

B. What factors led some tribal groups to move around Texas?

C. How extensive was trading among early Texas tribal groups?


Placemat

Placemat

Read your selection from page 15 and 19.

Answer the questions on the previous slide by drawing the answers in one square of the paper.

Discuss your answers.

Three people share their answers.

Using the center section, draw the common answers that the Indians shared.


Process

Process

How do the economic patterns of the Indians differ from yours? Food, shelter, distribution, transportation, etc.

How are they the same?


European exploration of texas economic motivation spanish and

European Exploration of Texas: Economic MotivationSpanish and

Many French came to Texas in the 1500 and 1600’s.

How would you use these terms in two sentences to describe the Europeans moving to Texas?

Scarcity, expeditions, resources, convert, conquistador, pelts, strait, interview.


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Placemat1

Placemat

Read your selection from page 15 and 19.

Answer the questions on the previous slide by drawing the answers in one square of the paper.

Discuss your answers.

Three people share their answers.


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