TEKS Expectation 4.5B

4.5B Explain the development and impact of the oil and gas industry on industrialization and urbanization in Texas, including Spindletop and important people such as Pattillo Higgins.
Belongs to Statement 4.5: The student understands important issues, events, and individuals of the 20th century in Texas.

Teacher & Community Submitted Resources

A Journey to the Moon through Texas
A Journey to the Moon through Texas: Texas and the Apollo Program
A Southern Community in Crisis: Harrison County, Texas, 1850-1880
A Witness to Westward Expansion
Arnie Armadillo and the Texas Heroes - Samuel 'Sam' Houston
Austin Beginnings
Austin Streets
Black Gold
Blue Texas: The Making of a Multiracial Democractic Coalition in the Civil Rights Era
Capitol Views
Celebrate Texas 175: Jim Parsons talks about Spindletop
Civilian Conservation Corps in Texas
Conquering Polio: A Lecture by David Oshinsky
Educator Resources: Experience the Bullock Museum—the biggest classroom in Texas.
El Mesquite
From San Antonio to the Panhandle: Texas Pioneer Women
Giving as a Hobby: A Family Legacy
Handbook of African American Texas
Handbook of Texas Online
Historical Map Collection
History in Your Own Backyard
Houston Arts and Media YouTube Channel
In a life of firsts, Barbara Jordan won a lasting legacy
KHOU TV Collection
Mind Missions - 4th grade workbook
North Texas Masonic Historical Museum And Library
Oil Industry
Sam Rayburn House Museum Activity Guide
Texas - The Big State Activity
Texas City Disaster Area, Post-explosion Photographs, 1947
Texas City Disaster Area, Pre-explosion Photographs, 1947
Texas Digital Newspaper Program
Texas Forts
Texas History Mini-Qs from The DBQ Project
Texas in Transition: Railroads, Oil, and the Rise of Urban Texas
Texas in Transition: Social, Political, and Economic Issues in 1920s Texas
Texas in World War II
Texas Originals: Albert Horton Foote Jr.
Texas Originals: Amon G. Carter
Texas Originals: Charles Goodnight
Texas Originals: Chester William Nimitz
Texas Originals: Edna Ferber
Texas Originals: Ima Hogg
Texas Originals: J. Mason Brewer
Texas Originals: Jane Y. McCallum
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: Quanah Parker
Texas Originals: Sam Houston
Texas Originals: Susanna Dickinson
Texas Originals: William "Willie" Morris
Texas Pioneer Women: Enterprising Women in the West
Texas Pioneer Women: Legacies
Texas Pioneer Women: Mexican Era
Texas Pioneer Women: Q&A
Texas Pioneer Women: Spanish Era
Texas Pioneer Women: Statehood Era
Texas Slavery Project
Texas Talks with Dr. Gregg Cantrell Stephen F. Austin: Empresario of Texas: Full Texas Talk
Texas Talks with the State Historian of Texas Bill O'Neal: Question and Answers
Texas Talks: The Changing Faces of Fort McKavett, Officers Quarters, Part 4
Texas Talks: The Changing Faces of Fort McKavett, Post Headquarters, Part 5
Texas Talks: The Changing Faces of Fort McKavett, The Barracks, Part 2
Texas Talks: The Changing Faces of Fort McKavett, The History of the Fort, Part 1
Texas Talks: The Changing Faces of Fort McKavett, The Support Facilities, Part 3
The Rise and Fall of the Austin Dam
The Santa Rita No. 1 presentation by Cynthia Jordan
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza: YouTube Channel
World War II: The Greatest Generation

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