Evaluate four successes and four failures of the early development of Texas from Spanish rule to Mexican rule to Texas Independence. Please be sure to show change over time and cause & effect. WHY did these events happen?
Essays should use normal margins, 12-pt Arial or Times New Roman font, and double-spaced; your essay should be about 1000-1300 words in length; your essay should be in paragraph form with an introduction paragraph containing your thesis statement (or argument), body paragraphs, and a conclusion. All general statements must be supported by facts and include analysis of the material. Please remember stay on focus and defend your thesis rather than just listing events. Please leave your feelings out, instead use facts to make your point. Please do not include numerous quotes in your essay – they are just fillers.
You must cite the page numbers from the textbook, even if it is in your own words.
text book is Beyond Myths and Legends: A Narrative History of
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