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8,000 Miles from Home: A Texas Perspective on the Vietnam War Era
A Booming Industry: Oil in Texas (4th grade)
A Booming Industry: Oil in Texas (7th grade)
A case of Arson at the Mansion: A Guided Mock Trial
A Day in the Life-Frontier Texas
A Journey to the Moon through Texas
A Journey to the Moon through Texas: Texas and the Apollo Program
A New Life in Freedom: A Late 19th-Century African-American Farmstead
African American Women: Texas African American Women Before and After the Civil War
After Reconstruction: Problems of African Americans in the South
After Slavery: Exercising the Rights of Citizenship in 19th-Century Texas
Agriculture in Texas
Alamo Lesson Plan - 7th Grade
Aldridge Sawmill – The Story in Numbers
Americas Dreams Through the Decades
Analyzing Political Speeches: Lincoln and JFK
Annexation Debate to State
Archeology 2500: Texano Weapons
Archeology of the Future
Back to Business After Reconstruction
Black Gold: Texas Oil
Bottles, Pins, and Horseshoes: Analyzing Artifacts from the Ransom Williams Farmstead Using Bloom’s Taxonomy
Brother, Can You Spare a Dime - The Effects of The New Deal on the Great Depression
Buffalo Soldiers: The Unknown Army
Cabeza de Vaca Meets the Coahuiltecans
Calendars in Texas
Capitol Women
Casa Navarro Pre-Visit & Post-Visit Lesson Plans 4th Grade Learning Level
Casa Navarro Pre-Visit & Post-Visit Lesson Plans 7th Grade Learning Level
Cattle Drives
Celebrate! Festivals Across Texas
Cherokee Bandolier Bag
Cities and Towns in Texas
Civil War and Reconstruction
Civilian Conservation Corps in Texas
Civilian Internment in Crystal City, Texas (4th grade)
Civilian Internment in Crystal City, Texas (7th grade)
Colonial Texas
Constitution Day Lesson Plans, Student Activities, and Work Assignments
Counties of Texas
Crime in Texas
CULTURAL POPULATIONS OF TEXAS: DIVERSITY WITHIN UNITY
Culture and the Arts in Texas
Curriculum Guide for Teaching Texas History
Death on Board LaBelle
Declaration of Independence of the Republic of Texas
Depression to Prosperity
Describing State Celebrations Activity
Did nature help or hinder the building of railroads in Texas?
Did the oil boom bust the environment in Texas?
Digging Deeper:Mission San Saba
Documenting Texas Women’s History through Photographs
Drawing Our Lives: Plains Indian Ledger Art Revisited
Ecoregions of Texas
Educational Trunks from PPHM
Educational Trunks from the Texas Forestry Museum
El Paso and the Oldest Mission in Texas
Elections in Texas
Environment of Texas
European Exploration
Federal Government
Flag Symbolism Activity
Freedom Colonies And Beyond - Life After Slavery
French Settlements in Texas
Gone to Texas: the Story of the Texas Empresarios
Gone to Texas: The Story of the Texas Empresarios (Social Studies, Grade 4)
Gone to Texas: The Story of the Texas Empresarios (Social Studies, Grade 7)
Health and Science in Texas
Hernandez v. Texas: Latinos and the Fourteenth Amendment
History in Your Own Backyard
Home on the Range
How could a doubleheader create unsafe working condidtions on the railroad?
How did oil spark an economic makeover in towns across Texas?
How did railroads change cities in Texas forever? Case Study: El Paso
How did Spindletop spark a Texas industry that impacted the nation?
How did Texas grow one city at a time? Case Study: Austin
How did Texas grow one city at a time? Case Study: Dallas
How did Texas grow one city at a time? Case Study: Fort Worth
How did Texas grow one city at a time? Case Study: Galveston
How did Texas grow one city at a time? Case Study: Houston
How did Texas grow one city at a time? Case Study: San Antonio
How did the growth of railroads impact population growth?
Index Inventory
Indian Women in Texas
Inventions Over Time
JFK & LBJ Political Cartoon Analysis
JFK and the Citizens of Fort Worth
JKF First Day Cover Activity
Lady Bird Johnson
Las Tejanas
LBJ: American Experience Teacher Guide
Lesson Ideas for A Destined Conflict Lesson Plan
Life on a Cattle Drive
Livestock in Texas
Livin’ in High Cotton: Technology and Texas’s King Crop
Local Government
Lonestar Texas Rangers Academy
Lyndon B. Johnson: the 36th President
Lyndon Baines Johnson
Making a Living on the Texas Frontier
Making Cents of Independence
Making the Nation Whole: Civil Rights and Lyndon Baines Johnson
Map Analysis of JFK's Motorcade
Mapping Melton
Mapping with a Compass
Media Analysis Tools
Media in Texas
Meet You at the Midden
Mesquite Trees in Texas
Mexican Texas
Mexican Texas to Independence
Mexican-American Heritage: Texas Experiences Social Studies, Grade 4
Mexican-American Heritage: Texas Experiences Social Studies, Grade 7
Mineral Spas in Texas
Minerals in Texas
Minor League and Black Baseball in Texas
Modern Economy of Texas
Mount Up! U.S. Cavalry Equipment
Music and Tall Tails
Natural Regions of Texas Archeology
No-Sew Texas Quilt
Notable 20th Century Texans
Notable Earthquakes in Texas
Notable Texas Landmarks
Old News
Parks and Wildlife Activities and Lesson Plans
Personal Chronology
Piecing Together History: A Turn-of-the-Century African American Farmstead
Political Convention -1900
Political Convention -1900
Population in Texas
Prehistoric Life in the Oak Woodlands
Prehistoric Texas
Presidential Visits to Fort Worth, Texas
Primary Sources and Personal Artifacts
Prisoner of War Camps in Texas
Ranching in Texas
Recreation in Texas
Religion in Texas
Republic of Texas
Road to Annexation Activity
Rock Art Caves
Rosenwald Schools in Texas
Roy P. Benavidez: Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
Sam Rayburn Lesson Plan: Always Tell the Truth
San Felipe and American Settlement Teachers Guide
Scavenger Hunt
Seventh Grade Lesson Plan: Texas African American Women Before and After the Civil War
Spanish Missions of Texas Supplemental
Speaking of the Speaker
Stagecoaching in Texas
State Government
Stone Tool Scavenger Hunt
Stones, Bones and Telephones: Analyzing Artifacts Using Bloom’s Taxonomy
Symbols of Texas
Tag It and Bag It
Teacher's Packet: Reenactment of the Golden Spike Ceremony
Teaching from the Grave
Teaching with Documents - The United States Enters the Korean Conflict
Teaching with Documents: A Date Which Will Live in Infamy, The First Typed Draft of Franklin D. Roosevelts War Address
Teaching with Documents: D-Day Message from General Eisenhower to General Marshall
Teaching with Documents: Documents and Photographs Related to Japanese Relocation During World War II
Teaching with Documents: Documents Related to Brown v. Board of Education
Teaching with Documents: FDRs First Inaugural Address, Declaring War on the Great Depression
Teaching With Documents: Gliddens Patent Application for Barbed Wire
Teaching with Documents: Maps of Indian Territory, the Dawes Act, and Will Rogers Enrollment Case File
Teaching with Documents: Memorandum Regarding the Enlistment of Navajo Indians
Teaching with Documents: Message Drafted by General Eisenhower in Case the D-Day Invasion Failed and Photographs Taken on D-Day
Teaching with Documents: Photographs and Pamphlet About Nuclear Fallout
Teaching with Documents: Photographs of Lewis Hine: Documentation of Child Labor
Teaching with Documents: Photographs of the 369th Infantry and African Americans during World War I
Teaching with Documents: Political Cartoons Illustrating Progressivism and the Election of 1912
Teaching with Documents: Powers of Persuasion - Poster Art of World War II
Teaching with Documents: Sow the Seeds of Victory! Posters from the Food Administration During World War I
Teaching with Documents: The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Teaching with Documents: The War in Vietnam - A Story in Photographs
Teaching with Documents: The Zimmermann Telegram
Teaching with Documents: Woman Suffrage and the 19th Amendment
Tejana Military Members in World War II
Texas - The Big State Activity
Texas African American Women Before and After the Civil War
Texas at War: The Home Front During WWII
Texas Counties 4U
Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Texas Experiences: Mexican-American Heritage
Texas Hall of Fame
Texas Historical Markers Lesson Plan
Texas History Cartoons Warm Ups CD
Texas in Conflict, 1900 – 1920
Texas in Transition: Railroads, Oil, and the Rise of Urban Texas
Texas in Transition: Social, Political, and Economic Issues in 1920s Texas
Texas Quarter Worksheet
Texas State Capitol Visit Teacher Guides
Texas Symbols
Texas Symbols Unit
Texas Talk
Texas Women - Marching with Ann Richards
Texas Women and the National Women’s Conference
Texas: The Lone Star State Today
The Alamo
The Alamo-Remembering Through Education (4th grade packet)
The Alamo-Remembering Through Education (7th grade packet)
The Alamo: Building a Scale Model (4th grade)
The Alamo: Building a Scale Model (7th grade)
The Civil War on the Texas Home Front
The Commercial Melting Pot - 20th Century Texas Business
The Constitution of Texas
The Fourth Branch: You!
The Kishi Farm: Japanese Immigrants to Texas
The Sky is not the Limit - Aerospace in Texas
The Story of Texas Edcator Guide: Second Floor - Building the Lone Star Identity
The Texas Navy
THE TEXAS RANCH HOUSE: FOOD
They Had A Dream Too Teachers Guide
This is your House - The Governor’s Mansion: Texas Front Porch since 1856
Timber! - The Texas Lumber Industry
Timeline for the Western Texas Frontier
Times are A-Changing: Development of the Two-Party System in Texas
Transcontinental Railroad:Teacher's Guide: Suggestions for Active Learning
Transportation in Texas
Two Ways of Life
Understanding and Using Primary and Secondary Sources, Social Studies, K-12 and Post-Secondary
Using a Grid-Artifacts
Using Original Documents On The Mexican American War
Using the Texas Almanac Archive
Voices for Votes - Suffrage Strategies
Was martial law effective in the oil war in Texas?
Water Resources
Weather in Texas
Weathering Texas
What We Can Learn From the Past
What's Cooking at Honey Creek?
When Texas Saw Red: The Cold War Experience (Grade 3-5)
When Texas Saw Red: The Cold War Experience (Grade 6-8)
Whose Business?
Why did farmers rally around Governor Hogg and the Texas Railroad Commission?
Why would the people of Texas want more government control of railroads?
Wildlife in Texas
Willie Nelson and the Austin Music Scene
Winds of Change - The Galveston Hurricane of 1900
Winds of Change: The Galveston Hurricane of 1900
Women in 20th Century Texas Politics: From the City Council, to the Governorship, to the U.S. CongresstotheU.S.Congress

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