TEKS Expectation 7.17A

7.17A Identify the leadership qualities of elected and appointed leaders of Texas, past and present, including Texans who have been president of the United States.
Belongs to Statement 7.17: The student understands the importance of effective leadership in a democratic society.

Teach this expectation using entries from our Handbook

Our Handbook entries are written by volunteer historians and professionals, reviewed by TSHA staff, vetted by scholars, and approved by the TSHA Chief Historian.

Teacher & Community Submitted Resources

Activate - Interactive Game
African Americans and Politics
American Party
C.F. Boulden to A.B. Kelly, April 27, 1946
Civilian Internment in Crystal City, Texas (7th grade)
Clifford Mooers to Sterling, June 5, 1931
Democratic Party
Elections in Texas
Freedom Colonies And Beyond - Life After Slavery
Greenback Party
Hector P. Garcia, A Texas Legend
John Mitchell's Oath of Office 1870
League of United Latin American Citizens
Life after Slavery: Investigations of an African American Farmstead
Local Government
Mexican American Organizations
Mexican-American Heritage: Texas Experiences Social Studies, Grade 7
National Woman's Party
Pardon Proclamation for Jim Hunter
Peoples Party
Political Cartoon on the Cotton Crisis, 1932
Political Convention -1900
Political Convention -1900
Portraits of Texas Governors
Proceedings of Investigation Committee, House of Representatives Thirty-Fifth Legislature: Charges Against Gov James Ferguson
Project Citizen
Raza Unida Party
Republican Party
Sam Rayburn House Museum Activity Guide
Socialist Party
Teaching with Documents: Political Cartoons Illustrating Progressivism and the Election of 1912
Tejano Politics
Texas House Speakers Video Collection
Texas Originals: Billy Lee Brammer
Texas Originals: Héctor P. García
Texas Originals: Stephen F. Austin
The Civil War on the Texas Home Front
The Constitution of Texas
Times are A-Changing: Development of the Two-Party System in Texas
Voices for Votes - Suffrage Strategies
Votes for Women! The Womens Suffrage Movement in Texas
Whig Party
Women and Politics

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