TEKS Expectation 7.6B

7.6B Identify significant individuals, events, and issues, including the development of the cattle industry from its Spanish beginnings and the cowboy way of life.
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
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 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 Texas Scrap-Book: Made Up of the History, Biography, and Miscellany of Texas and Its People
A Wild and Vivid Land: An Illustrated History of the South Texas Border
After Slavery: Exercising the Rights of Citizenship in 19th-Century Texas
Arnie Armadillo and the Texas Heroes - Samuel 'Sam' Houston
Austin
Austin Beginnings
Austin Streets
Back to Business After Reconstruction
Biracial Unions on Galvestons Waterfront, 1865-1925
Black Gold: the Texas Oil Boom
Black Leaders: Texans for Their Times
Bonnie Blue Flag
C. C. Slaughter
Capitol Views
Cattle Branding in Texas
Cattle Drives
Celebrate Texas 175: Logan Henderson talks about Wild Mustangs
Civil War (1861-1865)
Cotton bales outside Frisco Freight Depot, Brady, Texas
CULTURAL POPULATIONS OF TEXAS: DIVERSITY WITHIN UNITY
Curriculum Guide for Teaching Texas History
Dallas
De-Mystifying Religion for Classroom Teachers: Teaching About Jews, Judaism, and Religious Diversity
Documents of Texas History
Engraving of Mifflin Kenedy
Forgotten Texas Census: First Annual Report of the Agricultural Bureau of the Department of Agriculture, Insurance, Statistics,
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!
From San Antonio to the Panhandle: Texas Pioneer Women
Fulton Mansion State Historic Site Activity Guide
Galveston: A History and a Guide
Handbook of African American Texas
Hazardous Business: Industry, Regulation, and the Texas Railroad Commission
Historical Map Collection
History in Your Own Backyard
Home on the Range
Hooked on Barbed Wire
I Would Rather Sleep In Texas: A History of the Lower Rio Grande Valley and the People of the Santa Anita Land Grant
Image Gallery for the Curriculum Guide For Teaching Texas History
Jo Ann Stiles
Lawrence T. Jones III Texas Photographs
Lesson Plans on Womens History
Life after Slavery: Investigations of an African American Farmstead
Livestock in Texas
Lone Star Leadership Academy
Lynching
Mary Adams Maverick: A Texas Pioneer
Memorial and biographical history of Dallas County
Memorial and Biographical History of Ellis County
Mexican Americans In Texas History: Selected Essays
New Texas History Movies
North Texas Masonic Historical Museum And Library
Notable Texas Landmarks
Oil Rigs Behind Commercial Buildings on E. Main Street, Kilgore, Texas
On the Border With Mackenzie, or Winning West Texas from the Comanches
Railroads, Windmills, and Barbed Wire
Rails, Hedges and Barbed Wire: The High Cost of Fencing on the Texas Frontier
Ranching in Texas
Real History....Real People
Rodeos
Slave Narratives Audio Records
Stagecoaching in Texas
Teaching With Documents: Gliddens Patent Application for Barbed Wire
Tejano Epic: Essays in Honor of Felix D. Almaraz, Jr.
Telling Our Stories: Grayson County Reminiscences: the First 150 years, 1846-1996
Texas Boomtowns: The Impact of Oil Discovery on a Community
Texas Business
Texas Cattle Kingdom
Texas Digital Newspaper Program
Texas Economics - Eras and Individuals
Texas Forts
Texas History Looping Cards
Texas History Mini-Qs from The DBQ Project
Texas History Practice Cards
Texas Originals: Carlos E. CastaƱeda
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 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 Butterfield Overland Mail in Texas
The Cartwrights of San Augustine: Three Generations of Agricultural Entrepreneurs in Nineteenth-Century Texas
The Cowboy Photographer
The Encyclopedia of Texas, Volume 1
The End of the Open Range
The History of Texas: Or, the Emigrants, Farmers and Politicians Guide to the Character, Climate, Soil and Productions ...
The Hoggs of Texas: Letters and Memoirs of an Extraordinary Family, 1887-1906
The Indian Papers of Texas and the Southwest, 1825-1916
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
Timber! - The Texas Lumber Industry
Valor Across The Lone Star: The Congressional Medal of Honor in Frontier Texas
Wanted: Texas Workers
Watt Matthews of Lambshead, With a New Afterword by Laura Wilson
William Pitt Ballinger: Texas Lawyer, Southern Statesman, 1825-1888
Women and the Rangers: Mothers, Wives & Daughters - Part 1
Women In Early Texas
Wool and Mohair Industry

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