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Take an adventure through texas with Mr. Howdy!

Mr. Howdy Texas Word
Search Book

Discover the names and places that made Texas famous and cause a tear of pride to roll down Mr. Howdy’s cheek in our book of 5 Texas-themed word searches!

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Adventure Through Texas History

In the Beginning

  • Before 1500

    Native Americans of Texas occupied the region
  • 1519

    Alonso Alvarez de Pineda 1st known European to explore and map the Texas coastline
  • 1528

    Cabeza de Vaca shipwrecked on Galveston Island
  • 1540-1542

    Francisco Vasquez de Coronado expedition to find the fabled Seven Cities of Cibola
  • 1685

    LaSalle established Fort St. Louis
  • 1687

    LaSalle murdered

The Republic

  • October 2, 1835

    The Battle of Gonzales The start of the revolution
  • October 9, 1835

    The Goliad Campaign
  • October 28, 1835

    Battle of Concepcion
  • November 3, 1835

    Organic Law outlined a new Provisional Government
  • November 8, 1835

    The Grass Fight
  • December 1, 1835

    Siege of Bexar

The State

  • December 29, 1845

    Became the 28th state of the United States
  • April 25 1846

    The Mexican-American War over disputes of Texas boundaries
  • November 25, 1850

    Compromise of 1850
  • May 1852

    First Lone Star State Fair
  • February 1, 1861

    Texas Seceded from the Federal Union
  • October 22, 1861

    Brigade of General H. H. Sibley marched westward to claim the American southwest for the Confederacy