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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
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
A Reconstruction Plan for Texas
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
America's Space Program
American GI Forum
American Trustees: Function and Structure
Americas Dreams Through the Decades
Américo Paredes
Analyzing Historical Objects
Analyzing Political Speeches: Lincoln and JFK
Annexation Debate to State
Annexation of Texas
Annotated Map of the Civil War in Texas
Applying the SOAPS Method of Analyzing Historical Documents
Archeology 2500: Texano Weapons
Archeology of the Future
Artifacts in the Classroom
Back to Business After Reconstruction
Black Gold!
Black Gold: Texas Oil
Bonnie Blue Flag
Bottles, Pins, and Horseshoes: Analyzing Artifacts from the Ransom Williams Farmstead Using Bloom’s Taxonomy
Bound for Texas
Brother, Can You Spare a Dime - The Effects of The New Deal on the Great Depression
Buffalo Soldiers: The Unknown Army
Building Texas: the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Building Texas: the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Cabeza de Vaca
Cabeza de Vaca Meets the Coahuiltecans
Caddo Indians
Calendars in Texas
Call to Arms: The Texas Land Grant, An Introduction
Capitol Women
Carmen Calvillo
Casa Navarro Pre-Visit & Post-Visit Lesson Plans 4th Grade Learning Level
Casa Navarro Pre-Visit & Post-Visit Lesson Plans 7th Grade Learning Level
Castolon: A Meeting Place of Two Cultures
Cattle Branding in Texas
Cattle Drives
Cattle Kingdom
Causes of the Revolution-Mexican/Texan Talk it Out
Celebrate Texas!
Celebrate! Festivals Across Texas
Celebrating Texas
Celebrating Texas
Celebrating the Adoption of the Texas Declaration of Independence, March 2, 1936
Charging into Battle with Hood's Texas Brigade
Cherokee Bandolier Bag
Child Labor in America
Chronicling America: Uncovering a World at War
Cities and Towns in Texas
Civil Rights Pioneers
Civil War (1861-1865)
Civil War and Reconstruction
Civil War Tug of War
Civilian Conservation Corps in Texas
Civilian Internment in Crystal City, Texas (4th grade)
Civilian Internment in Crystal City, Texas (7th grade)
Claim Your Power
Colonial Life in Texas
Colonial Texas
Colonization of Texas-Letters to Stephen F. Austin
Comparing the American and Texas Revolutions
Concentrating on Reform
Constitution Day Lesson Plans, Student Activities, and Work Assignments
Coronado: Misfortune’s Explorer
Cotton Farming in Texas
Counties and County Seats
Counties of Texas
Cowboys and Cattle Drives, 1865-1885
Create a Classroom Flag
Create a Monument
Creating a Primary Source Archive: All History Is Local
Crime in Texas
Crime Scene in a Box
CULTURAL POPULATIONS OF TEXAS: DIVERSITY WITHIN UNITY
Culture and the Arts in Texas
Curriculum Guide for Teaching Texas History
Daily Life
Death on Board LaBelle
Debating for Land Lesson Plan
Declaration of Independence of the Republic of Texas
Defenders of the Alamo
Depression to Prosperity
Depression, Droughts and Dust Bowl
Describing State Celebrations Activity
Diary of Col. William Fairfax Gray
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
Economics presentations
Ecoregions of Texas
Education in Texas
Educational Trunks from PPHM
Educational Trunks from the Texas Forestry Museum
El Paso and the Oldest Mission in Texas
Elections in Texas
Empresarios Wanted
Environment of Texas
Erasmo and Juan Seguin
European Exploration
Explorers of Texas
Failed Diplomacy: The Zimmerman Telegram
Federal Government
Federalism and the State's Response to Disaster
First Ladies’ Early Lives
Flag Symbolism Activity
Flags of Texas Settlers
Fort St. Louis
Freedom Colonies And Beyond - Life After Slavery
French Settlements in Texas
Geography of the Study of the Spanish-Speaking People of Texas
Gone to 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)
Governors Scavenger Hunt
Hard Luck La Salle
Health and Science in Texas
Henry B. Gonzales
Henry B. Gonzalez - Curriculum
Hernandez v. Texas: Latinos and the Fourteenth Amendment
History in Your Own Backyard
Home on the Range
Honoring Our Past:Texas Commemorative Maps
Hooked on Barbed Wire
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?
How Texans Helped To Win The War (Texas in WWII)
Hurricane Calamity: Tragedy in Galveston
Identifying Primary Source Documents
Images in the Classroom
Immigration
Immigration to Texas: Then and Now
Index Inventory
Indian Women in Texas
Indivisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas
Indivisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas
Inventions Over Time
Irma Rangel
It Was a Boom, Before It Went Bust!
Jefferson, Texas: An Economics Lesson
JFK & LBJ Political Cartoon Analysis
JFK and the Citizens of Fort Worth
JKF First Day Cover Activity
John C. Logan Unit: Introductoin
Know Your Rights
Lady Bird Johnson
Land and Liberty: The Saga of Sam McCulloch
Landmarks Over Time
Landmarks over Time
Las Tejanas
Last Comanche Chief
Law of April 6, 1830
LBJ: American Experience Teacher Guide
Learn About Texas Indians
Lesson Ideas for A Destined Conflict Lesson Plan
Lesson Plans on Womens History
Letters to Home
Lick em and Call Them Important!
Life in a Spanish Mission
Life on a Cattle Drive
Livestock in Texas
Living on a Cotton Farm: Mexican American Life in Texas
Livin’ in High Cotton: Technology and Texas’s King Crop
Local Government
Lone Stars and Gun Smoke
Lonestar Texas Rangers Academy
Lorenzo de Zavala Online: Empresario, Statesman and Texas Revolutionary
Los Tejanos Lesson Plans and Activities
Los Tejanos: A Plaza in Texas in the 1930s: An Exploration of Culture through Art
Los Tejanos: Activism and Change
Los Tejanos: The Ranching Experience
Lyndon B. Johnson: the 36th President
Lyndon Baines Johnson
Making a Birds-Eye View
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
Martin de Leon
Mary Adams Maverick: A Texas Pioneer
Mary Maverick and Texas History—Part 1
Mary Maverick and Texas History—Part 2
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
Mier Expedition
Mineral Spas in Texas
Minerals in Texas
Minor League and Black Baseball in Texas
Modern Economy of Texas
Mount Up! U.S. Cavalry Equipment
Moving Towards Reform
Music and Tall Tails
My Texas History Notebook Lessons
Native Texans
Natural Regions of Texas Archeology
No-Sew Texas Quilt
Notable 20th Century Texans
Notable Earthquakes in Texas
Notable Texas Landmarks
Old News
Oral Histories in the Classroom
Out of the Dust: Visions of Dust Bowl History
Overcoming Adversity
Parks and Wildlife Activities and Lesson Plans
People of the Plains: Abundant Wind Provides Water
People of the Plains: Focus on American Indians
Person in a Bag
Personal Chronology
Piecing Together History: A Turn-of-the-Century African American Farmstead
Pioneering Principles: Why Character Matters
Political Convention -1900
Political Convention -1900
Pony Express
Population in Texas
Prehistoric Life in the Oak Woodlands
Prehistoric Texas
Presidential Visits to Fort Worth, Texas
Primary Source Lesson Plan Page from The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Primary Sources and Personal Artifacts
Prisoner of War Camps in Texas
Progressive Era
Pros and Cons: Debate the Issues
Quest for Freedom
Race for Empire
Rails, Hedges and Barbed Wire: The High Cost of Fencing on the Texas Frontier
Ranching in Texas
Rangers and the Texas Revolution Lesson Plan (Grade 7)
Ravens Journey - A Musical
Reconstructing Texas: 1866-1874
Reconstruction in Texas
Recreation in Texas
Red River War: Expansion & Extinction
Red River War: Growth and Expansion
Religion in Texas
Remember the Alamo
Republic of Texas
Republic of Texas-Presidential Debate
Researching Local Civil War Soldiers
Riding the Rails Across Texas
Road to Annexation Activity
Rock Art Caves
Rosenwald Schools in Texas
Roy P. Benavidez: Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
Runaway Slaves
Sam Rayburn Lesson Plan: Always Tell the Truth
San Felipe and American Settlement Teachers Guide
Scavenger Hunt
Send in the Cavalry: Conflict on the Texas Frontier
Send in the Cavalry: Conflict on the Texas Frontier
Seventh Grade Lesson Plan: Texas African American Women Before and After the Civil War
She's Blowing a Gusher- By Pump Jack and the Oilers
Shelby County: The Regulator Moderator War
Spanish Influence in Texas
Spanish Missions of Texas
Spanish Missions of Texas Supplemental
Speaking of the Speaker
Spreading the Word
Stagecoaching in Texas
State Government
Stone Tool Scavenger Hunt
Stones, Bones and Telephones: Analyzing Artifacts Using Bloom’s Taxonomy
Suffragettes
Symbols of Texas
Tag It and Bag It
Take a Stand
Teacher's Packet: Reenactment of the Golden Spike Ceremony
Teaching from the Grave
Teaching Outside the Classroom: Growing Texas
Teaching Outside the Classroom: Growing Texas
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
Teaching with Stuff: Architecture in the Classroom
Teaching with Stuff: Artifacts in the Classroom
Teaching with Stuff: Images in the Classroom
Teaching with Stuff: Oral Histories in the Classroom
Tejana Military Members in World War II
Texans One and All
Texans One and All
Texas - The Big State Activity
Texas African American Women Before and After the Civil War
Texas Almanac Teacher's Guide
Texas Annexation: United We Stand
Texas at War: The Home Front During WWII
Texas Boomtowns: The Impact of Oil Discovery on a Community
Texas Cattle Kingdom
Texas City, Texas: An Economic Disaster
Texas Counties 4U
Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Texas Economics - Eras and Individuals
Texas Economics, Politics, and Society
Texas Experiences: Mexican-American Heritage
Texas Geography Lesson Plan
Texas Hall of Fame
Texas Heros Bingo
Texas Historical Markers Lesson Plan
Texas History Cartoons Warm Ups CD
Texas History Concentration
Texas History Looping Cards
Texas History Practice Cards
Texas History Word Splash
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 Indians: Pueblo and Plains Cultures
Texas Indians: Southeastern, Gulf, and Plains Cultures
Texas Industries Then and Now
Texas Industries: Then and Now
Texas Native American Timeline
Texas Oil Boom
Texas Paper Leaders
Texas Quarter Worksheet
Texas State Capitol Visit Teacher Guides
Texas State Symbols Coloring Book
Texas Symbols
Texas Symbols Unit
Texas Talk
Texas Transportation
Texas Truck Farming
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 Battle of San Jacinto (4th grade)
The Battle of San Jacinto (7th grade)
The Civil War on the Texas Home Front
The Commercial Melting Pot - 20th Century Texas Business
The Constitution of Texas
The Convention of 1836: Grievances to Independence
The Cowboy Photographer
The End of the Open Range
The Fourth Branch: You!
The Graham-Applegate Rancheria
The Great Cattle Drive Era
The Great Depression: The Economics of Survival
The Great Military Map of Texas
The Important Role of the American G.I. Forum in Hispanic Civil Rights
The Kishi Farm: Japanese Immigrants to Texas
The Ordinary or Extraordinary Men of the Convention of 1836
The Path to Revolution
The Saga of Sam McCulloch
The Sky is not the Limit - Aerospace in Texas
The Story of Texas Edcator Guide: Second Floor - Building the Lone Star Identity
The Study of the Spanish-Speaking People of Texas-Understanding Primary Sources
The Texas Cattle Kingdom
The Texas Declaration of Independence
The Texas Dust Bowl
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 views on Texas Worksheet
Two Ways of Life
Two-Stepping Into Colonization
Understanding and Using Primary and Secondary Sources, Social Studies, K-12 and Post-Secondary
Understanding Photo Essays
Understanding Primary Sources
Using a Grid-Artifacts
Using Original Documents On The Mexican American War
Using the Texas Almanac Archive
Using the Web to Study History
Victory Or Death: The Travis Letter Lesson Plan
Voices for Votes - Suffrage Strategies
Wanted: Texas Workers
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 Cotton Was King; The Economics of the Cotton Industry
When Texas Saw Red: The Cold War Experience (Grade 3-5)
When Texas Saw Red: The Cold War Experience (Grade 6-8)
Who Am I?
Who was Mary Mavrick?
Whoa! That Texas is Big!
Whose Business?
Why did farmers rally around Governor Hogg and the Texas Railroad Commission?
Why We Came: The Immigration Experience Educator Guide
Why We Came: The Immigration Experience Part I
Why We Came: The Immigration Experience Part II
Why We Came: The Immigration Experience Part III
Why would the people of Texas want more government control of railroads?
Wildlife in Texas
Willie Nelson and the Austin Music Scene
Windmills in the West
Winds of Change - The Galveston Hurricane of 1900
Winds of Change: The Galveston Hurricane of 1900
With Domingo Leal in San Antonio, 1734
With Domingo Leal in San Antonio, 1734
Women in 20th Century Texas Politics: From the City Council, to the Governorship, to the U.S. CongresstotheU.S.Congress