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Texas and Texans Interactive Student Edition (2003)


Texas and Texans is a textbook for a Texas studies course on a seventh grade level, with units on Texan history, geography, and government. It is the story of Texas as it developed over periods of time. Texas and Texans also explores ten major themes which help link the elements that people and issues and events share. By recognizing these themes, the student will better understand events of the past and how they affect Texans today.

How Do I Study History?
TEKS and TAKS Preview for Students and Parents
Geography Handbook

UNIT 1 The Geography of Texas
CHAPTER 1: Land of Contrasts
CHAPTER 2: Regions of Texas

UNIT 2 Explorers and Settlers (Beginnings to 1821)
CHAPTER 3: Native Texans
CHAPTER 4: Early Explorers
CHAPTER 5: Missions & Settlements
CHAPTER 6: End of Spanish Rule

UNIT 3 Mexican Texas (1821–1836)
CHAPTER 7: Age of Empresarios
CHAPTER 8: Growing Tensions
CHAPTER 9: Road to Independence
CHAPTER 10: The Alamo and Goliad
CHAPTER 11: Independence Won

UNIT 4 The Republic of Texas (1836–1845)
CHAPTER 12: The Lone Star Republic
CHAPTER 13: Pioneer Life

UNIT 5 The Lone Star State (1845–1876)
CHAPTER 14: The Young State
CHAPTER 15: The Civil War
CHAPTER 16: Reconstruction

UNIT 6 Growth and Development (1874–1900)
CHAPTER 17: Cultures in Conflict
CHAPTER 18: Ranching & Farming
CHAPTER 19: Politics & Progress

UNIT 7 The Early Twentieth Century (1900–1950)
CHAPTER 20: A New Century
CHAPTER 21: World War I and the 1920s
CHAPTER 22: The Great Depression
CHAPTER 23: War and Peace

UNIT 8 The Modern Era (1950 to the Present)
CHAPTER 24: A Changing Society
CHAPTER 25: Turmoil & Progress
CHAPTER 26: Texas Today
CHAPTER 27: The Texas Heritage

UNIT 9 The Government of Texas
CHAPTER 28: Democracy & Constitutions
CHAPTER 29: Texas State Government
CHAPTER 30: Local Government

What Is an Appendix and How Do I Use One?
TAKS Preparation Handbook
Primary Sources Library
Texas Counties
Texas Declaration of Independence
Texas Constitutions
Governors and Presidents of Texas
Honoring America
- Flag Etiquette
- Star Spangled Banner
- The Pledge of Allegiance
Spanish Glossary
Credits and Acknowledgments

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