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Interactive video lesson plan for: The Fredonian Rebellion

Activity overview:

Empresario Haden Edwards, tired of Mexican rule, launches a rebellion.

Tagged under: Part 1,Haden Edward,Stephen F. Austin,Benjamin W. Edwards,Fredonian Republic,Fredonian Rebellion,Nacogdoches TX,Colonel Ahumada,Governor Salcedo,Austin' colony,Texian Militia,Manuel De Mier Y Teran,Caddo Tribe,Texas History,Stephen L. Hardin,Stephen Hardin,Diogenes' Lantern,diogeneslantern.

13 questions

1. What is an Empresario? (00:00:20)

2. Compare and Contrast Austin and Edwards. List at least two things about each man, and state whether or not they were successful or a failure. (00:01:13)

3. How long did it take Edwards to get an Empresario Grant? (00:01:48)

4. All of the following groups had settled in Edwards new colony except? (00:02:45)

5. Do you believe Edwards was justified in taking control of this land that the Caddo and other groups had been living for centuries? (00:03:37)

6. What would you have done in Edwards place? (00:05:27)

7. Do you believe the Mexican Government was justified in taking away the Edwards brothers land grant? Why or why not? (00:06:43)

8. What day did the Republic of Fredonian began? (00:07:11)

9. What is the significance of the white and red stripes on the flag? (00:07:41)

10. All but one of the following words was on the Fredonian flag except? (00:07:50)

11. Do you agree with Stephen F. Austin? If not why not? (00:08:23)

12. Why did the Fredonian Rebellion fail? (00:10:03)

13. Where did the Edwards brothers flee too? (00:10:23)

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