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Texas Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

Austin

Austin is the capital of Texas, located in the south central part of the state.

Vera Cruz

Vera Cruz is a Mexican seaport located on the Gulf of Mexico in southern Mexico.

Zacatecans

Zacatecans is a town in central Mexico where the Franciscans build a teaching center in 1707.

Bexar, Tejas

Bexar, Tejas was the site of the missions that eventually became San Antonio.

Scotland

Scotland is a country north of Great Britain.

Victoria

Victoria is the town in northern Texas where Benito Garza lived.

San Jacinto

San Jacinto is located near Houston and was the site of the decisive battle in Texas's battle for independence from Mexico.

Houston

Houston is a city in southern Texas where the Morrisons eventually migrated.

Dallas-Fort Worth

Dallas-Fort Worth are twin cities in southern Texas where Ransom Rusk relocated his headquarters.

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