TEKS Expectation 7.7E

7.7E Analyze the political, economic, and social impact of World War I, the Great Depression, World War II, and significant issues in the latter half of the 20th and early 21st centuries such as political and economic controversies, immigration, and migration on the history of Texas.
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

Title
Hughes Tool Company scene
8 Stages of Genocide
8,000 Miles from Home: A Texas Perspective on the Vietnam War Era
A Battlefield Death, 1944
A Breed So Rare: The Life of J.R. Parten, Liberal Texas Oil Man, 1896-1992
A Brief Look at African American Soldiers in the Great War
A New Deal for Texas Parks
A Place of Comfort, a Time of Hope
A Wild and Vivid Land: An Illustrated History of the South Texas Border
Advertisement for the Port of Houston: Nations First Port in Cotton Exports, 1936
Aerial Photograph of the Houston Ship Channel with Major Manmade Features Noted, 1959
Agriculture in Texas
American Armies and Battlefields in Europe: A History, Guide and Reference Book
American G.I. Forum
American Prisoners of War: Firsthand Accounts from the Civil War to Vietnam
Arnie Armadillo and the Texas Heroes - Samuel 'Sam' Houston
Audie Leon Murphy
Audie Murphy at Alamo Celebration
Audie Murphy: Death and Legacy
Austin
Austin Beginnings
Battleship Texas
Beauford Halbert Jester
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
C. F. McCann Photography Collection
Camp Brady POW camp, McCulloch County, Texas
Capitol Views
CCC Drawings
Chronicling America: Uncovering a World at War
Civilian Internment in Crystal City, Texas (7th grade)
Cleto L. Rodriguez
Cleto Rodriguez
Coke Robertson Stevenson
Coleman, Bessie
Conquering Polio: A Lecture by David Oshinsky
Cook Third Class Doris Miller, USN
Cowboy Conservatism
CULTURAL POPULATIONS OF TEXAS: DIVERSITY WITHIN UNITY
Curriculum Guide for Teaching Texas History
Dallas
Depression to Prosperity
Documents of Texas History
Documents of Truth: Doris Miller
Dolph Briscoe Jr. Exhibit Now on Display at the Briscoe–Garner Museum
Dorie Miller: Above and Beyond the Call of Duty
Doris Miller
Doris Miller - Great Black Hero
Doris Miller - World War II Hero
Doris' Story
Dr. Hector P. Garcia
Dust Storms Strike America
Educator Resources: Experience the Bullock Museum—the biggest classroom in Texas.
Eisenlohr Letter to Girlfriend, From Rice Institute, Jan. 8, 1916
Esther Quan Oral History Interview Recording and Transcript, 2010
Failed Diplomacy: the Zimmermann Telegram
Fort Worth: A Texas Original!
From Marfa to Mauritania in Forty Years: The McDonald Observatory and the National Science Foundation
Full Talk: The 75th Commemoration of Pearl Harbor and the Texas Connection with James D. Hornfischer.
Galveston: A History and a Guide
George on the Lege, Part 1 - Budget Crises: Back to the Future? Texas Budget Crises, Today and Yesterday
Giant Under The Hill: A History of the Spindletop Oil Discovery at Beaumont, Texas, in 1901
Giving as a Hobby: A Family Legacy
Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa
Great Depression
Great Generations: As D-Day Approaches, Texas' Lt. Governor Relives Father's World War II Heroics
Handbook of African American Texas
Hector P. Garcia
Hector P. Garcia, A Texas Legend
Historical Map Collection
History in Your Own Backyard
History Revealed in a Very Small Place
Home is Where the President Is: Lyndon Baines Johnson in Texas
Houston Arts and Media YouTube Channel
Houston Ship Channel
How Texans Helped To Win The War (Texas in WWII)
Image Gallery for the Curriculum Guide For Teaching Texas History
Immigration
In a life of firsts, Barbara Jordan won a lasting legacy
James D. Hornfischer Texas Talk: Part 1 - 75 Years Later
James D. Hornfischer's Texas Talk: Part 2 -The Mood of America in December 1941
James D. Hornfischer's Texas Talk: Part 3 -The State of the U.S. Military 1941
James D. Hornfischer's Texas Talk: Part 4 -Admiral Chester Nimitz
Jane McCallum
Japanese, German, and Italian American & Enemy Alien Internment
JFK Assassination Collection at the Texas Archive of the Moving Image
John Mitchell's Oath of Office 1870
KHOU TV Collection
La Carpa Cubana Collection
La Frontera Fluida (The Fluid Border)
Lawrence T. Jones III Texas Photographs
League of United Latin American Citizens
Lee College - The Baytown Veteran’s Oral History Collection
Lee College - The Oral Histories of the Citizens of Baytown
Lee College Oral Histories - The Baytown World War II Collection
Lesson Plans on Womens History
Livestock in Texas
Lone Star Leadership Academy
Los Tejanos: Activism and Change
Lulu Belle Madison White
Making the Nation Whole: Civil Rights and Lyndon Baines Johnson
Mexican American Family and Photograph Collection
Mexican Americans In Texas History: Selected Essays
Minerals in Texas
Minor League and Black Baseball in Texas
MobileMural
Mount Up! U.S. Cavalry Equipment
No Man’s Land: East Texas African Americans in WWI
North Texas Masonic Historical Museum And Library
Oil and Texas: A Cultural History
Oilfield Strike of 1917
Oral Histories -- James Farmer
Orris Brown Film Collection of 1930s Houston
Out of the Dust: Visions of Dust Bowl History
Overcoming Adversity
Oveta Culp Hobby
Oveta Culp Hobby: Colonel, Cabinet Member, Philanthropist
Oveta Culp Hobby: How a Killeen Native Became a National Treasure
Photograph of Brown Shipbuilding Company Shipyard, 1944
Photograph of Loading Cotton Aboard Japanese Steamship, Public Wharf 10, Houston, Texas, 1940
Photograph of Ship and Boats in a Channel, Houston, 1948
Photographs of Doris Miller
Pigskin Pulpit: A Social History of Texas High School Football Coaches
Political Convention -1900
Political Convention -1900
Portal Posters
Portraits Of Community: African American Photogrophy in Texas
Primary Source Lesson Plan Page from The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Prisoner of War Camps in Texas
Progressives and Prohibitionists: Texas Democrats in the Wilson Era
Red Points and Ration Cards: Life in Austin during World War II
Richard Allen's Oath of Office, April 26, 1870
Road, River, and Ol’ Boy Politics: A Texas County’s Path from Farm to Supersuburb
Roy P. Benavidez: Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
Salute to Freedom: Audie Murphy
Sam Rayburn Lesson Plan: Always Tell the Truth
Santa Rita: The University of Texas Oil Discovery
Speaking of the Speaker
State Government
Statement Describing How on January 26, 1945, Audie L. Murphy Acted to Hold off an Advancing Enemy
Teaching with Documents: A Date Which Will Live in Infamy, The First Typed Draft of Franklin D. Roosevelts War Address
Teaching with Documents: D-Day Message from General Eisenhower to General Marshall
Teaching with Documents: Documents and Photographs Related to Japanese Relocation During World War II
Teaching with Documents: Memorandum Regarding the Enlistment of Navajo Indians
Teaching with Documents: Message Drafted by General Eisenhower in Case the D-Day Invasion Failed and Photographs Taken on D-Day
Teaching with Documents: Powers of Persuasion - Poster Art of World War II
Teaching with Documents: Sow the Seeds of Victory! Posters from the Food Administration During World War I
Teaching with Documents: The Zimmermann Telegram
Tejano Epic: Essays in Honor of Felix D. Almaraz, Jr.
Telegram from Warren G. Harding to Gov. Pat Neff, May 18, 1922
Telling Our Stories: Grayson County Reminiscences: the First 150 years, 1846-1996
Texan Concentration Camp Liberator Oral Histories
Texas and Texans During the Vietnam War Years
Texas at War: The Home Front During WWII
Texas City Disaster Area, Post-explosion Photographs, 1947
Texas City Disaster Area, Pre-explosion Photographs, 1947
Texas City, Texas: An Economic Disaster
Texas Digital Newspaper Program
Texas Economics - Eras and Individuals
Texas Hall of Fame
Texas History Coloring Book
Texas History Looping Cards
Texas History Mini-Qs from The DBQ Project
Texas History Practice Cards
Texas House Speakers Video Collection
Texas in the 1920s
Texas in Transition: Social, Political, and Economic Issues in 1920s Texas
Texas in World War II
Texas in World War II
Texas in World War II
Texas Oil, American Dreams: A Study of the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association
Texas Originals: Arthur John Jack Johnson
Texas Originals: Carlos E. Castañeda
Texas Originals: Chester William Nimitz
Texas Originals: Clara Driscoll
Texas Originals: James Earl Rudder
Texas Originals: Karle Wilson Baker
Texas Originals: Mary Austin Holley
Texas Originals: Mildred "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias
Texas Since World War II
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 World War I Training Sites
The Bombing of Texas
The Chisholm Trail
The Commercial Melting Pot - 20th Century Texas Business
The Great Cattle Drive Era
The Important Role of the American G.I. Forum in Hispanic Civil Rights
The Indian Papers of Texas and the Southwest, 1825-1916
The Kishi Farm: Japanese Immigrants to Texas
The McFadden-Ward House: Life-style and Legacy in Oil-Boom Beaumont, Texas
The National WWI Museum and Memorial - Education Resources
The Portable Handbook of Texas
The Story of Buffalo Bayou and the Houston Ship Channel, 1926
The Texas Experience: Doris Miller
Understanding Photo Essays
University of Texas at Austin: Physics Department History
Using the Web to Study History
Veteran's Day: Santiago Diaz, 95, Shares Stories of World War II Experience
Watt Matthews of Lambshead, With a New Afterword by Laura Wilson
Wea Lee Oral History Interview Recording and Transcript, 2010
Weathering Texas
When Texas Saw Red: The Cold War Experience (Grade 6-8)
Who is James Farmer?
Whoa! That Texas is Big!
Women and Texas History: Selected Essays
World War I
World War II
World War II: The Greatest Generation
WWII on the Texas Home Front mobile tour

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