GTT Vocabulary Assessment Advanced
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by Peter Flynn
| 25 Questions
Note from the author:
Texas History, Gone to Texas, Immingration to Texas, The Old 300, Stephen F. Austin, Moses Austin
1
4
The Spanish word for “contractor” a person who puts together business deals.
Speculator
Empressario
Sitio
Census
2
4
A zone of protection, between frontier and two disputing countries.
Census
Frontier
Secularize
Buffer
3
4
A region marking the farthest edge of settlement by a country or group of people.
G.T.T
Frontier
Buffer
Secularize
4
4
A statement of a group's findings or opinions.
Resolution
Frontier
Secularize
State Colonization Law of 1825
5
4
An official count of population of a region.
G.T.T
Speculator
Buffer
Census
6
4
A group of armed citizens who serve as soldiers during an emergency.
Census
Militia
Frontier
State Colonization Law of 1825
7
4
To move from religious to civil control.
G.T.T
Secularize
Buffer
Sitio
8
4
A Spanish unit of measure representing 4,428 acres of land.
Frontier
Sitio
Federal Constitution of 1824
Militia
9
4
Items bought from other places
Export
Census
Import
Buffer
10
4
Gone to Texas: American settlers seeking a better life in Texas.
G.T.T
Empresario
Speculator
Federal Constitution of 1824
11
4
Allowed each state to determine immigration rules.  Affected Austin bringing more American settlers into Texas
Sitio
State Colonization Law of 1825
Census
Federal Constitution of 1824
12
4
Stephen F. Austin's 300 original settlers to Texas; built first Anglo colony in Texas.
The Old 300
Empresario
State Colonization Law of 1825
Title
13
4
The work of preparing the soil, producing crops, and raising livestock.
Militia
Resolution
Title
Agriculture:
14
4
Items sent elsewhere to be sold.
Export
Militia
Agriculture
Import
15
4
Associations of two or more people in a business venture.
Reform
Partnership
Export
Sitio
16
4
The legal right to own a piece of property.
Partnership
Division
Sitio
Title
17
4
Document which created Mexico as republic and people elected its leaders and created a division of power between president and legislature.
Barter
Resolution
Partnership
Federal Constitution of 1824
18
4
To trade something.
Empresario
Sitio
Barter
Partnership
19
4
People who buy large areas of land and try to sell the land bit by bit to others.
Department
Resolution
Speculator
Cotton Gin
20
4
A device that separates cotton fibers from seeds.
Import
Cotton Gin
Speculator
Reform
21
4
Import tax on items coming into a place.
Import
Resolution
Custom Duty
Export
22
4
A land division
Department
Empresario
Sitio
Reform
23
4
A change in rules or policy.
Resolution
Department
Reform
Empresario
24
4
A reference made to American settlers in Mexican ruled Texas
Anglos
Department
Resolution
Reform
25
4
Spanish Texas cattle and horse ranches
Resolution
Rancho
Anglos
Reform
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