A Teacher's Guide
to Sam Houston


By using this guide, students will be able to: 

  • Understand how Houston's career pathway led to his presidency.
  • Identify and provide solutions for the important issues faced by the president of the new Republic of Texas.
  • Compare and contrast Houston and Mirabeau Lamar's presidencies.

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills

Grade 4 Social Studies: (3)A,B,C,D,E, (4)A, (7)A, (8)A, (16)A, (17)D, (18)B, (21)C,D
Grade 7 Social Studies: (1)A,B,C, (3)B,C,D, (4)A,B,C, (5)A, (8)A, (17)A,C, (18)A, (21)D,E

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