What do Philip Nolan, Bernardo Gutiérrez de Lara, Augustus Magee, Samuel Kemper, and James Long have in common? They all invaded Texas in the early 1800s, hoping to free it from Spanish rule. Chapter 6 introduces you to the filibusters who set the stage for Texas independence. In this activity, you will learn more about the men who organized the Gutiérrez-Magee expedition.
Destination Title: The Handbook of Texas Online
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Start at The Handbook of Texas Online Web site.
- Scroll down and click on G under "Alphabetical Listing of Articles."
- Scroll down the long list of items until you come to "Gutiérrez-Magee Expedition." Click on it.
- Read the information provided.
After you have read through the information, answer the following questions.