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Parent Connections for Social Studies - Seventh Grade Semester 1: Mexican Colonization & Empresarios

Alice the Armadillo talks about the Empresario System and how it would lead to the settlement of Texas

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How do people maintain their cultural heritage while adapting to a new environment? During this study, Mexican Colonization and the Empresario System, students will study about the events related to the Mexican Independence from Spain and the application of the Empresario System by the Mexican government to colonize Texas.

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Also, students will study how the Mexican officials took control over immigrants from the United States resulted in growing tensions.

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