TEKS Expectation 7.6A

7.6A Identify significant individuals, events, and issues, including the factors leading to the expansion of the Texas frontier, the effects of westward expansion on American Indians, the buffalo soldiers, and Quanah Parker.
Belongs to Statement 7.6: The student understands how individuals, events, and issues shaped the history of Texas from Reconstruction through the beginning of the 20th century.

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

Title
Anderson County Courthouse
Texas Agriculture
A Booming Industry: Oil in Texas (7th grade)
A Breed So Rare: The Life of J.R. Parten, Liberal Texas Oil Man, 1896-1992
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 Reconstruction Plan for Texas
A Texas Scrap-Book: Made Up of the History, Biography, and Miscellany of Texas and Its People
A Thumb-nail History of the City of Houston, Texas, from Its Founding in 1836 to the Year 1912
A Wild and Vivid Land: An Illustrated History of the South Texas Border
Adults and children outside one-room school, Cedar, Fayette County, Texas
After Reconstruction: Problems of African Americans in the South
An Ordinance, Declaring the Ordinance of Secession Null and Void March 15, 1866
Andrews County
Andrews County Courthouse
Angelina County Courthouse
Aransas County Courthouse
Archer County Courthouse
Armstrong County Courthouse
Arnie Armadillo and the Texas Heroes - Samuel 'Sam' Houston
Atascosa County Courthouse
Austin
Austin Beginnings
Austin County Courthouse
Austin Streets
Back to Business After Reconstruction
Bailey County Courthouse
Bandera County Courthouse
Barbed Wire
Bastrop County Courthouse
Battle of Palo Duro Canyon
Baylor County Courthouse
Bee County Courthouse
Bexar County Courthouse
Big Die-up
Biracial Unions on Galvestons Waterfront, 1865-1925
Black Cowboys
Black Leaders: Texans for Their Times
Blanco County Courthouse
Borden County Courthouse
Bosque County Courthouse
Bowie County Courthouse
Brazoria County Courthouse
Brazos County Courthouse
Brewster County Courthouse
Briscoe County Courthouse
Brooks County Courthouse
Brown County Courthouse
Buffalo
Buffalo Hunting
Buffalo Soldiers
Buffalo Soldiers: The Unknown Army
Burleson County Courthouse
Burnet County Courthouse
C. C. Slaughter
Caldwell County Courthouse
Calhoun County Courthouse
Callahan County Courthouse
Cameron County Courthouse
Camp Cooper, Fort Belknap and the Indian Reservations
Camp County Courthouse
Capitol Building Dedication Ceremony
Capitol Views
Capt. Sam Seicker, Texas Ranger
Carson County Courthouse
Cass County Courthouse
Castro County Courthouse
Cattle Brands
Cattle Drives
Cattle Rustling
Cattle Trailing
Celebrate Texas 175: Logan Henderson talks about Wild Mustangs
Central Pacific Railroad Photographic History Museum
Chambers County Courthouse
Charles Allen Culberson
Charles Goodnight
Cherokee County Courthouse
Cherokee War
Child Labor in America
Chisholm Trail
Cochran County Courthouse
Coke County Courthouse
Coleman County Courthouse
Collin County Courthouse
Collingsworth County Courthouse
Colorado County Courthouse
Comal County Courthouse
Comanche and Kiowa Indians
Comanche County Courthouse
Comanche Indian Reservation
Composite Photograph of 1875 Constitutional Convention
Concho County Courthouse
Constitution of the State of Texas (1876)
Construction of Crosbyton-South Plains Railroad, Crosby County, Texas
Cooke County Courthouse
Coryell County Courthouse
Cottle County Courthouse
Courthouses Restored through the Texas Historic Courthouse Preservation Program
Cowboy Culture
Crane County Courthouse
Crosby County Courthouse
Culberson County Courthouse
CULTURAL POPULATIONS OF TEXAS: DIVERSITY WITHIN UNITY
Curriculum Guide for Teaching Texas History
Cynthia Ann Parker
Dallam County Courthouse
Dallas
Dallas County Courthouse
Dawson County Courthouse
Deaf Smith County Courthouse
Delta County Courthouse
Denton County Courthouse
DeWitt County Courthouse
Dickens County Courthouse
Dimmit County Courthouse
Documents of Texas History
Donley County Courthouse
Drawing Our Lives: Plains Indian Ledger Art Revisited
Duval County Courthouse
Early picture of Presidio County courthouse
Eastland County Courthouse
Ector County Courthouse
Edwards County Courthouse
El Paso County Courthouse
El Paso, Before and After the Railroad
Elisabet Ney leaving the residence of her attorney, Clarence Heath Miller, 3200 Guadalupe Street, Austin, Texas
Engraving of Mifflin Kenedy
Engraving of William L. Moody
Erath County Courthouse
Falls County Courthouse
Family Life at the Frontier Forts
Fannin County Courthouse
Fate of Spanish Mission Changed Face of West Texas
Fayette County Courthouse
Fence Cutting
Fisher County Courthouse
Floyd County Courthouse
Foard County Courthouse
Forever Free: Nineteenth Century African-American Legislators and Constitutional Convention Delegates of Texas
Forgotten Texas Census: First Annual Report of the Agricultural Bureau of the Department of Agriculture, Insurance, Statistics,
Fort Bend County Courthouse
Fort Concho: A History and a Guide
Fort Davis: Outpost on the Texas Frontier
Fort Griffin State Historic Site Educator Guide
Fort Lancaster: Texas Frontier Sentinel
Fort McKavett State Historic Site Information
Fort Worth: A Texas Original!
Forting Up on the West Texas Frontier
Franklin County Courthouse
Freestone County Courthouse
Frio County Courthouse
From San Antonio to the Panhandle: Texas Pioneer Women
Fulton Mansion State Historic Site Activity Guide
Gaines County Courthouse
Galveston City Hall
Galveston County Courthouse
Galveston: A History and a Guide
Garza County Courthouse
Glasscock County Courthouse
Goliad County Courthouse
Gonzales County Courthouse
Goodnight-Loving Trail
Gray County Courthouse
Grayson County Courthouse
Gregg County Courthouse
Grimes County Courthouse
Guadalupe County Courthouse
Hale County Courthouse
Hall County Courthouse
Hamilton County Courthouse
Handbook of African American Texas
Hansford County Courthouse
Hardeman County Courthouse
Hardin County Courthouse
Harriett Joseph
Harris County Courthouse
Harrison County Courthouse
Hartley County Courthouse
Haskell County Courthouse
Hays County Courthouse
Hazardous Business: Industry, Regulation, and the Texas Railroad Commission
Hemphill County Courthouse
Hidalgo County Courthouse
Hill County Courthouse
Historic County Courthouse Collection
Historic Land, Railroad, and County Maps
Historic Texas Courthouses
Historical Map Collection
History in Your Own Backyard
Hockley County Courthouse
Home on the Range
Hood County Courthouse
Hooked on Barbed Wire
Hopkins County Courthouse
Houston and Texas Central Railroad, 1876
Houston County Courthouse
How Texas Won the Civil War.....and Caused it too!
Howard County Courthouse
Hudspeth County Courthouse
Hunt County Courthouse
Hutchinson County Courthouse
I Would Rather Sleep In Texas: A History of the Lower Rio Grande Valley and the People of the Santa Anita Land Grant
Ike Pryor
Image Gallery for the Curriculum Guide For Teaching Texas History
Indian Relations
Indian Relations in Texas
Indian Reservations
Interior of John Hallidays Grocery Store.
Irion County Courthouse
J.H.W. Stele to Sayers, September 11-12, 1900
Jack County Courthouse
Jackson County Courthouse
James S. Hogg
Jasper County Courthouse
Jeff Davis County Courthouse
Jefferson County Courthouse
Jim Hogg County Courthouse
Jim Wells County Courthouse
Jo Ann Stiles
John Ireland
John T. Lytle
Johnson County Courthouse
Jones County Courthouse
Joseph D. Sayers
Juneteenth
Karnes County Courthouse
Kaufman County Courthouse
Kendall County Courthouse
Kent County Courthouse
Kerr County Courthouse
Kimble County Courthouse
King County Courthouse
King Ranch
Kinney County Courthouse
Kleberg County Courthouse
Knox County Courthouse
La Salle County Courthouse
Lamar County Courthouse
Lamb County Courthouse
Lampasas County Courthouse
Last Comanche Chief
Lavaca County Courthouse
Law Prohibiting Indian Migration Into Texas, 1875-76
Lawrence Sullivan Ross
Lawrence T. Jones III Texas Photographs
Lee County Courthouse
Legends of Texas
Lesson Plans on Womens History
Liberty County Courthouse
Life on a Cattle Drive
Limestone County Courthouse
Lipscomb County Courthouse
Live Oak County Courthouse
Livestock in Texas
Llano County Courthouse
Lone Star Leadership Academy
Lone Stars and Gun Smoke
Longhorns
Loving County Courthouse
Lubbock County Courthouse
Lynn County Courthouse
Madison County Courthouse
Magoffin Home State Historic Site Activity Guide
Making a Living on the Texas Frontier
Marion County Courthouse
Martin County Courthouse
Mary Adams Maverick: A Texas Pioneer
Mason County Courthouse
Matagorda County Courthouse
Maverick County Courthouse
Mavericks
McCulloch County Courthouse
McLennan County Courthouse
McMullen County Courthouse
Medina County Courthouse
Memorial and biographical history of Dallas County
Memorial and Biographical History of Ellis County
Menard County Courthouse
Mexican Americans In Texas History: Selected Essays
Midland County Courthouse
Milam County Courthouse
Mills County Courthouse
Mitchell County Courthouse
Montague County Courthouse
Moore County Courthouse
Morris County Courthouse
Motley County Courthouse
Mount Up! US Cavalry Equipment, 1900-1920
Mount Up! U.S. Cavalry Equipment
Nacogdoches County Courthouse
Native Americans in Tejas : An Overview
Navarro County Courthouse
New Texas History Movies
Newton County Courthouse
Nolan County Courthouse
North Texas Masonic Historical Museum And Library
Nueces County Courthouse
Ochiltree County Courthouse
Oldham County Courthouse
Oliver Loving
On the Border With Mackenzie, or Winning West Texas from the Comanches
Oran M. Roberts
Orange County Courthouse
Palo Pinto County Courthouse
Panola County Courthouse
Parker County Courthouse
Parmer County Courthouse
Pecos County Courthouse
Piecing Together History: A Turn-of-the-Century African American Farmstead
Pioneer Texas Architects
Polk County Courthouse
Potter County Courthouse
Presidio County Courthouse
Progressive Era
Quanah Parker
Quanah Parker to Governor Campbell, 1909
Quanah's Quest: Heritage Tourism Trail Honors Comanche Chief's Legacy
Rachel Plummer Narrative
Railroad Map of Texas, 1932
Railroad System of Texas, 1887
Railroads
Railroads, Windmills, and Barbed Wire
Rains County Courthouse
Ranching
Ranching in Spanish Texas
Ranching in Texas
Randall County Courthouse
Reagan County Courthouse
Real County Courthouse
Real History....Real People
Reconstructing Texas: 1866-1874
Red River County Courthouse
Red River War
Red River War of 1874-1875
Red River War: Expansion & Extinction
Red River War: Growth and Expansion
Reeves County Courthouse
Refugio County Courthouse
Relief Map of Texas-1857
Richard B. Hubbard, Jr.
Riding the Rails Across Texas
Roberts County Courthouse
Robertson County Courthouse
Rockwall County Courthouse
Runnels County Courthouse
Rusk County Courthouse
Sabine County Courthouse
Sam Bell Maxey House State Historic Site Activity Guide
San Augustine County Courthouse
San Jacinto County Courthouse
San Patricio County Courthouse
San Saba County Courthouse
Schedule of the Houston and Texas Central Railway, 1879
Scurry County Courthouse
Send in the Cavalry: Conflict on the Texas Frontier
Send in the Cavalry: Conflict on the Texas Frontier
Shackelford County Courthouse
Shawnee Trail
She's Blowing a Gusher- By Pump Jack and the Oilers
Shelby County Courthouse
Sherman County Courthouse
Slave Narratives Audio Records
Smith County Courthouse
Somervell County Courthouse
Spindletop Oilfield
Stagecoaching in Texas
Starr County Courthouse
Stephens County Courthouse
Sterling County Courthouse
Stonewall County Courthouse
Suffragettes
Sutton County Courthouse
Swisher County Courthouse
Tarrant County Courthouse
Tascosa-Dodge City Trail
Taylor County Courthouse
Teaching With Documents: Gliddens Patent Application for Barbed Wire
Teaching with Documents: Maps of Indian Territory, the Dawes Act, and Will Rogers Enrollment Case File
Tejano Epic: Essays in Honor of Felix D. Almaraz, Jr.
Telling Our Stories: Grayson County Reminiscences: the First 150 years, 1846-1996
Terrell County Courthouse
Terry County Courthouse
Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers
Texas Archeology in the Classroom: A Unit for Teachers
Texas Cattle Fever
Texas Cattle Kingdom
Texas Courthouse Poster
Texas Digital Newspaper Program
Texas Forts
Texas Forts
Texas Historical Markers Lesson Plan
Texas History Looping Cards
Texas History Practice Cards
Texas Originals: Carlos E. CastaƱeda
Texas Originals: Clara Driscoll
Texas Originals: Mary Austin Holley
Texas Originals: Miriam "Ma" Ferguson
Texas Originals: Quanah Parker
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 State Capitol Building
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. Gregg Cantrell Stephen F. Austin: Empresario of Texas: Full Texas Talk
Texas Talks: The Changing Faces of Fort McKavett
The 1900 Storm Photos, Galveston Island, Texas
The 1900 Storm, Galveston Island, Texas
The 1900 Storm, Galveston Island, Texas
The Buffalo Soldiers in Texas
The Butterfield Overland Mail in Texas
The Cartwrights of San Augustine: Three Generations of Agricultural Entrepreneurs in Nineteenth-Century Texas
The Encyclopedia of Texas, Volume 1
The End of the Open Range
The Great Military Map of Texas
The History of Texas: Or, the Emigrants, Farmers and Politicians Guide to the Character, Climate, Soil and Productions ...
The Indian Papers of Texas and the Southwest, 1825-1916
The Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919
The Old Army in Texas: A Research Guide to the U.S. Army in Ninteenth Century Texas
The Portable Handbook of Texas
The Reminiscences of Major General Zenas R. Bliss, 1854-1876: From the Texas Frontier to the Civil War and Back Again
The Samuel May Williams Home: The Life and Neighborhood of an Early Galveston Entrepreneur
The Texas Cattle Kingdom
The Texas State Capitol: Selected Essays from the Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Throckmorton County Courthouse
Thurber, Texas Coal Town
Timber! - The Texas Lumber Industry
Timeline for the Western Texas Frontier
Titus County Courthouse
Tom Green County Courthouse
Travis County Courthouse
Trinity County Courthouse
Two Ways of Life
Tyler County Courthouse
Upshur County Courthouse
Upton County Courthouse
Uvalde County Courthouse
Val Verde County Courthouse
Valor Across The Lone Star: The Congressional Medal of Honor in Frontier Texas
Van Zandt County Courthouse
Vaquero
Victoria County Courthouse
Walker County Courthouse
Waller County Courthouse
Ward County Courthouse
Washington County Courthouse
Watt Matthews of Lambshead, With a New Afterword by Laura Wilson
Webb County Courthouse
Western Trail
Wharton County Courthouse
Wheeler County Courthouse
Wichita County Courthouse
Wilbarger County Courthouse
Willacy County Courthouse
William Pitt Ballinger: Texas Lawyer, Southern Statesman, 1825-1888
Williamson County Courthouse
Wilson County Courthouse
Windmills
Winkler County Courthouse
Wise County Courthouse
Women and Texas History: Selected Essays
Women and the Rangers: Mothers, Wives & Daughters - Part 1
Women In Early Texas
Wood County Courthouse
Wool and Mohair Industry
Yoakum County Courthouse
Young County Courthouse
Zapata County Courthouse
Zavala County Courthouse

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