TEKS Expectation 7.1B

7.1B Explain the significance of the following dates: 1519, mapping of the Texas coast and first mainland Spanish settlement; 1718, founding of San Antonio; 1821, independence from Spain; 1836, Texas independence; 1845, annexation; 1861, Civil War begins; 1876, adoption of current state constitution; and 1901, discovery of oil at Spindletop.
Belongs to Statement 7.1: The student understands traditional historical points of reference in Texas history.

Teacher & Community Submitted Resources

A History of Smith County, Texas
A Journey to the Moon through Texas: Texas and the Apollo Program
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
African American Women: Texas African American Women Before and After the Civil War
Bexar Archives Online
Cherokee Bandolier Bag
Cheyenne Wolf Rola
Chief Joseph, Nez Perce
Civilian Conservation Corps in Texas
Colonial Texas
Curriculum Guide for Teaching 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
Donated Maps Help Save Texas History and Illustrate Early American Independence
European Exploration
Fear, Force, and Leather: The Texas Prison System
From Pioneer Paths to Superhighways
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
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
La Salle in Texas - Teacher's Guide for the Age of Discovery and Exploration
Lesson Ideas for A Destined Conflict Lesson Plan
Lone Star Leadership Academy
Mexican Texas to Independence
Mexican-American Heritage: Texas Experiences Social Studies, Grade 7
Navaho Threadwinder
New Texas History Movies
Prehistoric Texas
Presidents of the Republic of Texas
Sitting Bull, Great Sioux Chief
Sons of the DeWitt Colony, Texas
Stephen F. Austin's The Registro: Texas Society Helps Save Texas History
Tejanos Through Time - TSHA ebook
Texas 175: A Dozen Documents That Made A Difference
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 Forts
Texas History Mini-Qs from The DBQ Project
Texas in Transition: Social, Political, and Economic Issues in 1920s Texas
Texas Originals: Carlos E. CastaƱeda
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 Talk: Dr Rick McCaslin presents Mending Fences: The Marques de Rubi in 1768 and the Spanish Texas.
Texas Talks with Dr. Gregg Cantrell Stephen F. Austin: Empresario of Texas: Full Texas Talk
Texas Talks with Dr. Rick McCaslin: The Marques de Rubi Question and Answers
Texas Talks: Dr. Carolina Castillo Crimm: The Legacy of Bernardo Galvez
The Civil War on the Texas Home Front
The Story of Corpus Christi
Women in 20th Century Texas Politics: From the City Council, to the Governorship, to the U.S. CongresstotheU.S.Congress
Border Land: The Struggle for Texas, 1820-1879

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