TEKS Expectation 7.7D

7.7D Describe and compare the civil rights and equal rights movements of various groups in Texas in the 20th century and identify key leaders in these movements such as James L. Farmer Jr., Hector P. Garcia, Oveta Culp Hobby, Lyndon B. Johnson, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), Jane McCallum, and Lulu Belle Madison White.
Belongs to Statement 7.7: The student understands how individuals, events, and issues shaped the history of Texas during the late 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries.

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Teacher & Community Submitted Resources

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Governor Price Daniel signing an official proclamation for LULAC Week
Letter August 29, 1938 (Houston, Texas) to Hon. James V. Allred (Austin, Texas)
Photograph of Oveta Culp Hobby
President John F. Kennedy with First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy at Houston LULAC banquet
A Breed So Rare: The Life of J.R. Parten, Liberal Texas Oil Man, 1896-1992
A Journey to the Moon through Texas
A Wild and Vivid Land: An Illustrated History of the South Texas Border
Agriculture in Texas
American G.I. Forum of Texas
Américo Paredes
Américo Paredes
Arnie Armadillo and the Texas Heroes - Samuel 'Sam' Houston
Audie Murphy: Death and Legacy
Austin
Austin Beginnings
Beyond the Movie: Dorie Miller
Biography of Audie Murphy
Biography: Audie Murphy
Biracial Unions on Galvestons Waterfront, 1865-1925
Black Leaders: Texans for Their Times
Blue Texas: The Making of a Multiracial Democractic Coalition in the Civil Rights Era
Capitol Views
Civil Rights Pioneers
Civil-Rights Movement
Cook Third Class Doris Miller, USN
Cowboy Conservatism
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
Democratic Party
Depression to Prosperity
Documenting Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement
Documents of Texas History
Documents of Truth: Doris Miller
Dorie Miller: Above and Beyond the Call of Duty
Doris Miller
Doris Miller - Great Black Hero
Doris Miller - World War II Hero
Doris' Story
Educator Resources: Experience the Bullock Museum—the biggest classroom in Texas.
Fear, Force, and Leather: The Texas Prison System
Felix Tijerina: Mexican-American visionary, civil rights activist, and entrepreneur
Fort Worth: A Texas Original!
Fundamentalism
Galveston: A History and a Guide
Giant Under The Hill: A History of the Spindletop Oil Discovery at Beaumont, Texas, in 1901
Giving as a Hobby: A Family Legacy
Handbook of African American Texas
Harriett Joseph
Health and Medicine
Hector P. Garcia, A Texas Legend
Henry B. Gonzales
Henry B. Gonzales
Henry B. Gonzalez - Curriculum
Historical Map Collection
History in Your Own Backyard
Home is Where the President Is: Lyndon Baines Johnson in Texas
Houston Arts and Media YouTube Channel
Image Gallery for the Curriculum Guide For Teaching Texas History
Immigration
In a life of firsts, Barbara Jordan won a lasting legacy
James Farmer
Jane Yelvington McCallum
John J. Herrera Papers
John Mitchell's Oath of Office 1870
Jose Romulo Munguia Torres
Julia Ideson: Honoring Houston's First Librarian
La Frontera Fluida (The Fluid Border)
Labor organizations
Lesson Plans on Womens History
Lick em and Call Them Important!
Livestock in Texas
Liz Carpenter: Texan
Lone Star Leadership Academy
Los Tejanos: Activism and Change
Lyndon B. Johnson: Address at Johns Hopkins University: Peace Without Conquest.
Lyndon B. Johnson: Address at the State Departments Foreign Policy Conference for Educators.
Lyndon B. Johnson: Address Before a Joint Session of the Congress.
Lyndon B. Johnson: Address in San Francisco at the 20th Anniversary Commemorative Session of the United Nations.
Lyndon B. Johnson: Address to Members of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists: The Challenge of Human Need in Viet-
Lyndon B. Johnson: Address to the Nation Upon Proclaiming a Day of Mourning Following the Death of Dr. King.
Lyndon B. Johnson: Annual Message to the Congress on the State of the Union
Lyndon B. Johnson: Annual Message to the Congress on the State of the Union.
Lyndon B. Johnson: Annual Message to the Congress on the State of the Union.
Lyndon B. Johnson: Annual Message to the Congress on the State of the Union.
Lyndon B. Johnson: Annual Message to the Congress on the State of the Union.
Lyndon B. Johnson: Proclamation 3561 - National Day of Mourning for President Kennedy
Lyndon B. Johnson: Radio and Television Remarks Upon Signing the Civil Rights Bill.
Lyndon B. Johnson: Radio and Television Report to the American People on the Situation in the Dominican Republic.
Lyndon B. Johnson: Remarks at a Candlelight Memorial Service for President Kennedy.
Lyndon B. Johnson: Remarks at the University of Michigan
Lyndon B. Johnson: Remarks in Atlantic City at the Convention of the United Auto Workers.
Lyndon B. Johnson: Remarks in New York City at a Dinner of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick.
Lyndon B. Johnson: Remarks With President Truman at the Signing in Independence of the Medicare Bill.
Lyndon B. Johnson: Special Message to the Congress: The American Promise
Lyndon B. Johnson: The Presidents Address to the Nation Announcing Steps To Limit the War in Vietnam and Reporting His Decision
Lyndon B. Johnson: The Presidents Inaugural Address.
Lyndon B. Johnson: Transcript of Television and Radio Interview Conducted by Representatives of Major Broadcast Services.
Lyndon Baines Johnson
Lyndon Baines Johnson
Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library, Austin, Texas, 1974
Making the Nation Whole: Civil Rights and Lyndon Baines Johnson
Marshall All Aboard! Railroad, African American Legacies are Hub of Northeast Texas City's Heritage
Mexican Americans In Texas History: Selected Essays
Mexican-American Culture
Mexican-American Heritage: Texas Experiences Social Studies, Grade 7
Minerals in Texas
Minor League and Black Baseball in Texas
Monumental Change Marker Commemorates Houston's First Sit-In, Dismantling of Segregation
New Texas History Movies
North Texas Masonic Historical Museum And Library
Notable 20th Century Texans
Oil and Texas: A Cultural History
Overcoming Adversity
Oveta Culp Hobby
Oveta Culp Hobby: Colonel, Cabinet Member, Philanthropist
Oveta Culp Hobby: How a Killeen Native Became a National Treasure
Photographs of Doris Miller
Pieces of the Past: A History of Austin Television
Pigskin Pulpit: A Social History of Texas High School Football Coaches
Political Convention -1900
Political Convention -1900
Political Parties
Portraits Of Community: African American Photogrophy in Texas
Progressives and Prohibitionists: Texas Democrats in the Wilson Era
Religion
Richard Allen's Oath of Office, April 26, 1870
Road, River, and Ol’ Boy Politics: A Texas County’s Path from Farm to Supersuburb
Santa Rita: The University of Texas Oil Discovery
State Government
Take a Stand
Teaching with Documents: Documents Related to Brown v. Board of Education
Teaching with Documents: The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Tejano Epic: Essays in Honor of Felix D. Almaraz, Jr.
Telling Our Stories: Grayson County Reminiscences: the First 150 years, 1846-1996
Texas and Texans During the Vietnam War Years
Texas Digital Newspaper Program
Texas Experiences: Mexican-American Heritage
Texas Forts
Texas Hall of Fame
Texas History Looping Cards
Texas History Mini-Qs from The DBQ Project
Texas History Practice Cards
Texas House Speakers Video Collection
Texas in Transition: Social, Political, and Economic Issues in 1920s Texas
Texas in World War II
Texas Oil, American Dreams: A Study of the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association
Texas Originals: Barbara Jordan
Texas Originals: Carlos E. Castañeda
Texas Originals: Clara Driscoll
Texas Originals: Jane Y. McCallum
Texas Originals: Mary Austin Holley
Texas Originals: William "Willie" Morris
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 Women and the National Women’s Conference
Texas' All-Women Supreme Court
The Gregory School Through the Years
The Important Role of the American G.I. Forum in Hispanic Civil Rights
The Indian Papers of Texas and the Southwest, 1825-1916
The McFadden-Ward House: Life-style and Legacy in Oil-Boom Beaumont, Texas
The Portable Handbook of Texas
The Texas Experience: Doris Miller
They Had A Dream Too Teachers Guide
Understanding Photo Essays
Understanding Primary Sources
Union regulation
Using the Web to Study History
Votes for Women!
Votes for Women! The Womens Suffrage Movement in Texas
Watt Matthews of Lambshead, With a New Afterword by Laura Wilson
When Camelot Came to Houston: John J. Herrera and the Night the Kennedys Visited Houston
Women and Texas History: Selected Essays
Women In Early Texas
WWII on the Texas Home Front mobile tour

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