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TEKS for Seventh Grade

Back to the index of the TEKS Curriculum Alignment Tool for Seventh Grade Social Studies.
(7.6) History. The student understands how individuals, events, and issues shaped the history of Texas from Reconstruction through the beginning of the 20th century..
The student is expected to:Related Handbook of Texas Online articles:
A: identify significant individuals, events, and issues from Reconstruction through the beginning of the 20th century, including the factors leading to the expansion of the Texas frontier, the effects of westward expansion on American Indians, the buffalo soldiers, and Quanah Parker;
B: identify significant individuals, events, and issues from Reconstruction through the beginning of the 20th century, including the development of the cattle industry from its Spanish beginnings and the myths and realities of the cowboy way of life;

 

C: identify significant individuals, events, and issues from Reconstruction through the beginning of the 20th century, including the effects of the growth of railroads and the contributions of James Hogg; and
D: explain the political, economic, and social impact of the agricultural industry and the development of West Texas resulting from the close of the frontier.

Created by Michel Hinton, Hogg Middle School, Houston ISD, April 2002; modified June 2011.

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