TEKS Expectation 4.12B

4.12B Compare characteristics of the Spanish colonial government and the early Mexican governments in Texas.
Belongs to Statement 4.12: The student understands how people organized governments in different ways during the early development of Texas.

Teacher & Community Submitted Resources

A Journey to the Moon through Texas: Texas and the Apollo Program
Advertisement for the Port of Houston: Nations First Port in Cotton Exports, 1936
Aerial view of Bayfront, Corpus Christi, Texas
Agriculture in Texas
Aldridge Sawmill – The Story in Numbers
Artesian well for irrigating rice fields, Wharton County
Back to Business After Reconstruction
Barrilero (water carrier) and donkey cart beside large water tank, Laredo, Texas
Big Bend Country
Black Gold: the Texas Oil Boom
Building Texas: the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Cities and Towns in Texas
Civilian Conservation Corps in Texas
Cotton Gin Old Red, Richardson, Texas
Counties and County Seats
Counties of Texas
Cowboys and Cattle Drives, 1865-1885
Depression to Prosperity
Gone to Texas: The Story of the Texas Empresarios (Social Studies, Grade 4)
Gulf Coast
Handbook of Texas Online
Hazardous Business: Industry, Regulation, and the Texas Railroad Commission
Hill Country
History in Your Own Backyard
History of Texas: from Its First Settlement in 1685 to Its Annexation to the United States in 1846, Volume 1
Jo Ann Stiles
Legacies-A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas-Volume 3 No. 2-Fall 1991
Livestock in Texas
Living on a Cotton Farm: Mexican American Life in Texas
Memorial and biographical history of Dallas County
Mexican-American Heritage: Texas Experiences Social Studies, Grade 4
Minor League and Black Baseball in Texas
Out of the Dust: Visions of Dust Bowl History
Overcoming Adversity
Panhandle Plains
Photograph of Loading Cotton Aboard Japanese Steamship, Public Wharf 10, Houston, Texas, 1940
Piecing Together History: A Turn-of-the-Century African American Farmstead
Prairies and Lakes
Raildroads: Photographs, Manuscripts, and Imprints (DeGolyer Library)
Ranching in Texas
Robert Yarnall Richie Photograph Collection
South Texas Plains
Stagecoaching in Texas
Teaching With Documents: Gliddens Patent Application for Barbed Wire
Texas - The Big State Activity
Texas Almanac
Texas Almanac
Texas Almanac Teacher's Guide
Texas Historic Sites Atlas
Texas in Conflict, 1900 – 1920
Texas in Transition: Social, Political, and Economic Issues in 1920s Texas
Texas Originals: Albert Horton Foote Jr.
Texas Originals: Amon G. Carter
Texas Originals: Charles Goodnight
Texas Originals: Ima Hogg
Texas Originals: J. Mason Brewer
Texas Originals: John Biggers
Texas Originals: Jovita González
Texas Originals: Minnie Fisher Cunningham
Texas Originals: Norris Wright Cuney
Texas Originals: Oveta Culp Hobby
Texas Originals: Sam Houston
Texas Originals: Susanna Dickinson
Texas: The Lone Star State Today
The Kishi Farm: Japanese Immigrants to Texas
Timber! - The Texas Lumber Industry
Transportation in Texas
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