TEKS Expectation 7.6D

7.6D Explain the political, economic, and social impact of the agricultural industry and the development of West Texas resulting from the close of the frontier.
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

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A Booming Industry: Oil in Texas (7th grade)
African American Cowboys
Arnie Armadillo and the Texas Heroes - Samuel 'Sam' Houston
Austin Beginnings
Austin Streets
Buffalo Soliders on the Frontier
Buffalo Soliders Photo Gallery
Capitol Views
Cattle Drives
Celebrate Texas 175: Logan Henderson talks about Wild Mustangs
Comanche Flute Music
CULTURAL POPULATIONS OF TEXAS: DIVERSITY WITHIN UNITY
Curriculum Guide for Teaching Texas History
Dayton history group reviews rice farm consolidation in county
Do you speek cowboy? Interactive Game
Dolph Briscoe Jr. Exhibit Now on Display at the Briscoe–Garner Museum
E.C. "Teddy Blue" Abbott
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
History in Your Own Backyard
Image Gallery for the Curriculum Guide For Teaching Texas History
Lawrence T. Jones III Texas Photographs
Lead a Cattle Drive Interactive Game
Lesson Plans on Womens History
Life for the Ranchers Wife
Livin’ in High Cotton: Technology and Texas’s King Crop
Lord of the Plains
Mexican-American Heritage: Texas Experiences Social Studies, Grade 7
Music and Tall Tails
North Texas Masonic Historical Museum And Library
River Crossing Interactive Game
Slave Narratives Audio Records
Stagecoaching in Texas
Stampede Interactive Game
Stock a Chuck Wagon Interactive Game
Susan Newcomb
Talk like a Vaquero in English and Spanish
Test your True Grit
Texas Experiences: Mexican-American Heritage
Texas Forts
Texas History Looping Cards
Texas History Mini-Qs from The DBQ Project
Texas History Practice Cards
Texas Originals: Carlos E. Castañeda
Texas Originals: Clara Driscoll
Texas Originals: Mary Austin Holley
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 Ranch House
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 life of 4 Black Cowboys
The Open Range
THE TEXAS RANCH HOUSE: FOOD
The Vaquero origins of the Texas Cowboy
Timber! - The Texas Lumber Industry
Women and the Rangers: Mothers, Wives & Daughters - Part 1

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