TEKS Expectation 7.1A

7.1A Identify the major eras in Texas history, describe their defining characteristics, and explain the purpose of dividing the past into eras, including Natural Texas and its People; Age of Contact; Spanish Colonial; Mexican National; Revolution and Republic; Early Statehood; Texas in the Civil War and Reconstruction; Cotton, Cattle, and Railroads; Age of Oil; Texas in the Great Depression and World War II; Civil Rights; and Contemporary Texas.
Belongs to Statement 7.1: The student understands traditional historical points of reference in Texas history.

Teacher & Community Submitted Resources

Title
"Witness This" Curriculum Guide
8,000 Miles from Home: A Texas Perspective on the Vietnam War Era
A Day in the Life
A Day in the Life-Frontier Texas
A History of Smith County, Texas
A History of Trinity County Texas, 1827 to 1928
A Memorial and Biographical History of Navarro, Henderson, Anderson, Limestone, Freestone and Leon Counties, Texas
A New History of Texas for Schools -1895
A Pictorial History of Texas, from the Earliest Visits of European Adventurers, to A.D. 1879
A Southern Community in Crisis: Harrison County, Texas, 1850-1880
A Texas Scrap-book
After Slavery: Exercising the Rights of Citizenship in 19th-Century Texas
Aldridge Sawmill – The Story in Numbers
Annexation
Antebellum Texas
Appointment of Joseph B. Chance as Attorney by Sterling C. Robertson, 1833
Archeology 2500: Texano Weapons
BATTLE FOR TEXAS: The Experience
Bell County: Map of the Grant to Juan Arocha, 1835
Bexar Archives Online
Biographical Encyclopedia of Texas
Black Gold: Texas Oil
Bottles, Pins, and Horseshoes: Analyzing Artifacts from the Ransom Williams Farmstead Using Bloom’s Taxonomy
Carmen Calvillo
Caroline Castillo Crimm
Central Pacific Railroad Photographic History Museum
Certificate of Land of the Galveston Bay and Texas Land Company, 1830
Cherokee Bandolier Bag
Civilian Conservation Corps in Texas
Colonial Texas
Contract: Nacogdoches, 1935
Curriculum Guide for Teaching Texas History
Dates and Definitions for Major Eras in Texas History
Dates and Definitions for Major Eras in Texas History
DeWitt Colony Papers: Documents and Correspondence for 1824 - 1826
DeWitt Colony Papers: Documents and Correspondence for 1827-1828
DeWitt Colony Papers: Documents and Correspondence for 1829 - 1834
DeWitt Colony Papers: Documents and Correspondence for 1835
DeWitt Colony Papers: Documents and Correspondence for 1836
Documenting Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement
Donated Maps Help Save Texas History and Illustrate Early American Independence
Drawing Our Lives: Plains Indian Ledger Art Revisited
Dust Bowl
Empresarios Wanted
European Exploration
Exploration
Fate of Spanish Mission Changed Face of West Texas
Fear, Force, and Leather: The Texas Prison System
Felix Tijerina: Mexican-American visionary, civil rights activist, and entrepreneur
Field notes on Clopper Land Grant at Harrisburg, 1834
Freedom Colonies And Beyond - Life After Slavery
From San Antonio to the Panhandle: Texas Pioneer Women
Gone to Texas: the Story of the Texas Empresarios
Gone to Texas: The Story of the Texas Empresarios (Social Studies, Grade 7)
Hard Road to Texas: Texas Annexation 1836 - 1845
Harriett Joseph
Historical Map Collection
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
Image Gallery for the Curriculum Guide For Teaching Texas History
Indian Relations in Texas
Jean Stuntz
Jo Ann Stiles
Kwahadi Dancers
La Salle in Texas - Teacher's Guide for the Age of Discovery and Exploration
Lawrence T. Jones III Texas Photographs
Lee College - The Baytown Veteran’s Oral History Collection
Lee College - The Oral Histories of the Citizens of Baytown
Lee College Oral Histories - The Baytown World War II Collection
Lesson Ideas for A Destined Conflict Lesson Plan
Letter from Richard Greene to Richard Venables, April 8, 1864
Life after Slavery: Investigations of an African American Farmstead
Livin’ in High Cotton: Technology and Texas’s King Crop
Lone Star Leadership Academy
Los Tejanos Lesson Plans and Activities
Mapa de los Estados Unidos de Méjico 1828, from The Holcomb Digital Map Collection
Maria del Carmen Calvillo
Martin de Leon
Martin de Leon
Memorial and biographical history of Dallas County
Memorial and Biographical History of Ellis County
Mexican Texas to Independence
Mexican-American Heritage: Texas Experiences Social Studies, Grade 7
Mexico’s Political Unrest
Moving Towards Reform
Native American Cultures: Pueblo and Plains
Native American Cultures: Southeastern, Gulf, and Plains
Native Americans in Tejas : An Overview
New Texas History Movies
No-Sew Texas Quilt
Notable Texas Landmarks
Oil and Gas Industry
Orders for Captain R. Greene, Jr., November 22, 1864
Political Parties
Prehistoric Texas
Prehistory
Presidents of the Republic of Texas
Raildroads: Photographs, Manuscripts, and Imprints (DeGolyer Library)
Railroads
Ranching
Reconstruction
Republic of Texas
Road to Annexation Activity
Robert Yarnall Richie Photograph Collection
Send in the Cavalry: Conflict on the Texas Frontier
Send in the Cavalry: Conflict on the Texas Frontier
Sons of the DeWitt Colony, Texas
Stamped Document signed by James Grant, 1835
Stephen F. Austin's The Registro: Texas Society Helps Save Texas History
Street view of the 300 block of Main Street (oldest known photograph of Houston)
Tejanos Through Time - TSHA ebook
Texas 175: A Dozen Documents That Made A Difference
Texas and the Civil War
Texas and the Texans; or, Advance of the Anglo-Americans to the South-West; including a history of leading events in Mexico
Texas Archeology in the Classroom: A Unit for Teachers
Texas Experiences: Mexican-American Heritage
Texas Flag Exhibit Background and History
Texas Forts
Texas History Coloring Book
Texas History Mini-Qs from The DBQ Project
Texas History Practice Cards
Texas in Transition: Social, Political, and Economic Issues in 1920s Texas
Texas Oil Boom
Texas Originals: Carlos E. Castañeda
Texas Originals: Clara Driscoll
Texas Originals: Lorenzo de Zavala
Texas Originals: Mary Austin Holley
Texas Originals: Miriam "Ma" Ferguson
Texas Originals: Roy Bedichek
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 Revolution
Texas Talk: Dr Rick McCaslin presents Mending Fences: The Marques de Rubi in 1768 and the Spanish Texas.
Texas Talks with Debra Winegarten: Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby - Part 1
Texas Talks with Debra Winegarten: Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby - Part 1
Texas Talks with Debra Winegarten: Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby - Part 1
Texas Talks with Debra Winegarten: Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby - Part 2
Texas Talks with Debra Winegarten: Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby - Questions and Answers
Texas Talks with Debra Winegarten: Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby - Questions and Answers
Texas Talks with Debra Winegarten: Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby - Questions and Answers
Texas Talks with Debra Winegarten: Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby Winegarten - Part 2
Texas Talks with Debra Winegarten: Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby Winegarten - Part 2
Texas Talks with Debra Winegarten: Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby Winegarten - Part 3
Texas Talks with Debra Winegarten: Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby Winegarten - Part 3
Texas Talks with Debra Winegarten: Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby Winegarten - Part 3
Texas Talks with Debra Winegarten: Introduction of Oveta Culp Hobby
Texas Talks with Debra Winegarten: Introduction of Oveta Culp Hobby
Texas Talks with Debra Winegarten: Introduction of Oveta Culp Hobby
Texas Talks with Debra Winegarten: Webinar on Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby
Texas Talks with Debra Winegarten: Webinar on Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby
Texas Talks with Debra Winegarten: Webinar on Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm - Bernardo de Galvez
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm - Bernardo de Galvez - Questions and Answers
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm - Bernardo de Galvez - Questions and Answers
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm - Spain at War and the Acquisition of Louisiana
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm - Spain at War and the Acquisition of Louisiana
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Bernardo de Galvez, Governor Of New Orleans
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Bernardo de Galvez, Governor Of New Orleans
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Contrasting Cultures: Patricia de Garza de Leon and Petra Vela Vidal Kennedy
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Contrasting Cultures: Patricia de Leon and Petra Vela Kenedy
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Introduction of Petra Vela Kenedy
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Patricia de Leon's Legal Battles and Legacy
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Patricia de Leon's Legal Battles and Legacy
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Patricia de Leon, Mexico's Independence, and Texas Empressarios
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Petra Vela Vidal Kennedy and Mifflin Kenedy
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Politics in the de Leon colony (Victoria Colony)
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Politics in the de Leon colony (Victoria Colony)
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Politics in the de Leon colony (Victoria Colony)
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Questions and Answers
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: The Tribulations Of Bernardo De Galvez
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: The Tribulations Of Bernardo De Galvez
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Understanding the Galvez Family
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Understanding the Galvez Family
Texas Talks with Dr. Frank de la Teja: Franciscan Missions and Experiences
Texas Talks with Dr. Frank de la Teja: Franciscan Missions and Experiences
Texas Talks with Dr. Frank de la Teja: Q and A about Spanish Texas
Texas Talks with Dr. Frank de la Teja: Q&A about Spanish Texas
Texas Talks with Dr. Frank de la Teja: Q&A about Spanish Texas
Texas Talks with Dr. Frank de la Teja: San Antonio and Mission San Jose
Texas Talks with Dr. Frank de la Teja: Spanish Empire and Christianity
Texas Talks with Dr. Frank de la Teja: Spanish Empire and Christianity
Texas Talks with Dr. Frank de la Teja: The Diverse Worlds of Fray Margil
Texas Talks with Dr. Frank de la Tejas: The Diverse Worlds of Fray Margil
Texas Talks with Dr. Gregg Cantrell Stephen F. Austin: Empresario of Texas: Full Texas Talk
Texas Talks with Dr. Gregg Dimmick: Come and Take It! Gonzales Cannons - Part 1
Texas Talks with Dr. Gregg Dimmick: Come and Take It! Gonzales Cannons - Part 2
Texas Talks with Dr. Gregg Dimmick: Full Webinar on the Gonzales Cannons
Texas Talks with Dr. Gregg Dimmick: Question and Answers on the Gonzales Cannon
Texas Talks with Dr. Gregg Dimmick: Question and Answers on the Gonzales Cannon
Texas Talks with Dr. Rick McCaslin: King Charles' Reform in 18th Century Texas
Texas Talks with Dr. Rick McCaslin: On the Impact of the Marqués de Rubí on Spanish Texas
Texas Talks with Dr. Rick McCaslin: On the Importance of the Marqués de Rubí on Spanish Texas
Texas Talks with Dr. Rick McCaslin: Spanish Regulations for Presidios in Texas
Texas Talks with Dr. Rick McCaslin: The Marques de Rubi Question and Answers
Texas Talks with Dr. Rick McCaslin: The Marques de Rubi Question and Answers
Texas Talks with Dr. Rick McCaslin: The Marqués de Rubí in 1767
Texas Talks with Dr. Rick McCaslin: The Marqués de Rubí Journey
Texas Talks with Dr. Rick McCaslin: The Marqués de Rubí Journey
Texas Talks: Dr. Carolina Castillo Crimm: The Legacy of Bernardo Galvez
Texas Talks: Dr. Gregg Dimmick discusses Mexican side of the Story of the Gonzales' Cannon.
Texas Talks: Rick McCaslin and The Marques de Rubi in Spanish Texas
Texas Talks:Dr. Gregg Dimmick discusses Come and Take it! Gonzales Cannons - Part 3
Texas Treasures
Texas: Photographs, Manuscripts, and Imprints (DeGolyer Library)
The Alamo: Building a Scale Model (7th grade)
The Civil War on the Texas Home Front
The Fort St. Louis Archeological Project
The Gregory School Through the Years
The Journey of Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca and his companions from Florida to the Pacific, 1528-1536
The Portable Handbook of Texas
The Story of Corpus Christi
Votes for Women!
When Camelot Came to Houston: John J. Herrera and the Night the Kennedys Visited Houston
Women Across Texas History
World War II

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