TEKS Expectation 7.5C

7.5C Explain the political, economic, and social effects of the Civil War and Reconstruction in Texas.
Belongs to Statement 7.5: The student understands how events and issues shaped the history of Texas during the Civil War and Reconstruction.

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

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A Guide to the Hood’s Brigade, 5th Texas Regiment, Company I Muster Roll, 1862-1864
A Southern Community in Crisis: Harrison County, Texas, 1850-1880
A Witness to Westward Expansion
Albert Sidney Johnson
Alexander Hobbs U.S. Civil War Diary
Annotated Map of the Civil War in Texas
Arnie Armadillo and the Texas Heroes - Samuel 'Sam' Houston
Austin Streets
Battle on the Bay: The Civil War Struggle for Galveston
Bet You Didn't Know: Texas
Civil War Battle Flags
Curriculum Guide for Teaching Texas History
DECLARATION OF CAUSES: February 2, 1861
El Mesquite
Famous Gunfighters and Feuds
Fear, Force, and Leather: The Texas Prison System
From San Antonio to the Panhandle: Texas Pioneer Women
Handbook of African American Texas
Historical Map Collection
How Texas Won the Civil War.....and Caused it too!
Image Gallery for the Curriculum Guide For Teaching Texas History
Introduction to the Tavern Stage of Texas Gunfights
Introduction to the Tavern Stage of Texas Gunfights
Lawrence T. Jones III Texas Photographs
Lesson Ideas for A Destined Conflict Lesson Plan
Lone Star Legacy: Poetry, Prose, and History, The African-American Experience in Texas
Lost Victorian Austin
Milsaps Collection
More Famous Gunfights and Locations
Rangers and the Texas Revolution Lesson Plan (Grade 7)
Researching Local Civil War Soldiers
Sabine Pass: A Battle Beyond Belief
Sibley in Texas
Sibley's Brigade
Slave Narratives Audio Records
Tejanos and the Civil War
Texans at Antietam
Texas Forts
Texas Historical Markers Lesson Plan
Texas History Looping Cards
Texas History Practice Cards
Texas in the Civil War
Texas Originals: Carlos E. Castañeda
Texas Originals: Clara Driscoll
Texas Originals: Mary Austin Holley
Texas Originals: Miriam "Ma" Ferguson
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 Talk with State Historian of Texas Bill O'Neal: Gunslingers in Texas
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: Conclusion
Texas Talks with the State Historian of Texas Bill O'Neal: Question and Answers
Texas Talks: Dr. Randolph Cambell, Texas Confederate Pensions, The life of Guy Shaw, Part 2
Texas Talks: Dr. Randolph Campbell on Texas Confederate Pensions, Part 4
Texas Talks: Dr. Randolph Campbell, Texas Confederate Pensions, Full Talk
Texas Talks: Dr. Randolph Campbell, Texas Confederate Pensions, Intro, Part 1
Texas Talks: Randolph Campbell, Texas Confederate Pensions, Dora Shaw's Pension Application, Part 3
Texas Talks: The Changing Faces of Fort McKavett
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
Texas Women in the Civil War
The Civil War on the Texas Home Front
The Evolution of Early "Six Shooter" Technology
The Evolution of Firearm Combat from Horseback
The Great Military Map of Texas
The Sibley Expedition
The Story of Texas Edcator Guide: Second Floor - Building the Lone Star Identity
Under the Rebel Flag: Life in Texas During the Civil War
Union Plans for Texas
Women and the Rangers: Mothers, Wives & Daughters - Part 1

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