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(7.7) History. The student understands how individuals, events, and issues shaped the history of Texas during the 20th and early 21st centuries.
The student is expected to:Related Handbook of Texas Online articles:
A: explain the political, economic, and social impact of the oil industry on the industrialization of Texas;
B: define and trace the impact of "boom-and-bust" cycles of leading Texas industries throughout the 20th and early 21st centuries such as farming, oil and gas production, cotton, ranching, real estate, banking, and computer technology;
C: describe and compare the impact of the Progressive and other reform movements in Texas in the 19th and 20th centuries such as the Populists, women's suffrage, agrarian groups, labor unions, and the evangelical movement of the late 20th century;
D: describe and compare the civil rights and equal rights movements of various groups in Texas in the 20th century and identify key leaders in these movements, including James L. Farmer Jr., Hector P. Garcia, Oveta Culp Hobby, Lyndon B. Johnson, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), Jane McCallum, and Lulu Belle Madison White;
E: analyze the political, economic, and social impact of major events, including World War I, the Great Depression, and World War II, on the history of Texas; and
F: analyze the political, economic, and social impact of major events in the latter half of the 20th and early 21st centuries such as major conflicts, the emergence of a two-party system, political and economic controversies, immigration, and migration.

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

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