TEKS Expectation 7.9A

7.9A Identify ways in which Texans have adapted to and modified the environment and explain the positive and negative consequences of the modifications.
Belongs to Statement 7.9: The student understands the effects of the interaction between humans and the environment in Texas.

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Anderson County Courthouse
A Wild and Vivid Land: An Illustrated History of the South Texas Border
Aerial Photograph of the Houston Ship Channel with Major Manmade Features Noted, 1959
After the Great Storm: Galveston's Response to the Hurrican of Sept. 8, 1900
Alamo Photo, circa 1920
Aldridge Sawmill – The Story in Numbers
Amarillo
Andrews County Courthouse
Angelina County Courthouse
Aransas County Courthouse
Archer County Courthouse
Armstrong County Courthouse
Atascosa County Courthouse
Austin
Austin
Bailey County Courthouse
Bandera County Courthouse
Bastrop County Courthouse
Baylor County Courthouse
Bee County Courthouse
Bexar County Courthouse
Big Bend Country
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
Brownsville
Burleson County Courthouse
Burnet County Courthouse
Caldwell County Courthouse
Calhoun County Courthouse
Callahan County Courthouse
Cameron County Courthouse
Camp County Courthouse
Capitol Building Dedication Ceremony
Carson County Courthouse
Cass County Courthouse
Castro County Courthouse
Chambers County Courthouse
Cherokee County Courthouse
Civil War and Reconstruction
Clifford Mooers to Sterling, June 5, 1931
Coastal Plain
Cochran County Courthouse
Coke County Courthouse
Coleman County Courthouse
Collin County Courthouse
Collingsworth County Courthouse
Colorado County Courthouse
Comal County Courthouse
Comanche County Courthouse
Concho County Courthouse
Cooke County Courthouse
Corpus Christi
Coryell County Courthouse
Cottle County Courthouse
Counties of Texas
Crane County Courthouse
Crosby County Courthouse
Culberson County Courthouse
CULTURAL POPULATIONS OF TEXAS: DIVERSITY WITHIN UNITY
Curriculum Guide for Teaching Texas History
Dallam County Courthouse
Dallas
Dallas
Dallas County Courthouse
Dawson County Courthouse
Deaf Smith County Courthouse
Delta County Courthouse
Denton County Courthouse
DeWitt County Courthouse
Dickens County Courthouse
Did nature help or hinder the building of railroads in Texas?
Dimmit County Courthouse
Donley County Courthouse
Duval County Courthouse
Early picture of Presidio County courthouse
Eastland County Courthouse
Ector County Courthouse
Educational Trunks from the Texas Forestry Museum
Edwards County Courthouse
El Paso
El Paso County Courthouse
El Paso, Before and After the Railroad
Environment of Texas
Erath County Courthouse
Falls County Courthouse
Fannin County Courthouse
Fayette County Courthouse
Fisher County Courthouse
Floyd County Courthouse
Foard County Courthouse
Fort Bend County Courthouse
Fort McKavett State Historic Site Information
Fort Worth
Fort Worth: A Texas Original!
Franklin County Courthouse
Freestone County Courthouse
Frio County Courthouse
Gaines County Courthouse
Galveston
Galveston County Courthouse
Galveston: A History and a Guide
Garza County Courthouse
Glasscock County Courthouse
Goliad County Courthouse
Gone to Texas: The Story of the Texas Empresarios (Social Studies, Grade 7)
Gonzales County Courthouse
Gray County Courthouse
Grayson County Courthouse
Gregg County Courthouse
Grimes County Courthouse
Guadalupe County Courthouse
Gulf Coast
Hale County Courthouse
Hall County Courthouse
Hamilton County Courthouse
Hansford County Courthouse
Hardeman County Courthouse
Hardin County Courthouse
Harris County Courthouse
Harrison County Courthouse
Hartley County Courthouse
Haskell County Courthouse
Hays County Courthouse
Hemphill County Courthouse
Hidalgo County Courthouse
Hill Country
Hill County Courthouse
Historic County Courthouse Collection
History in Your Own Backyard
History Pin Online
Hockley County Courthouse
Hood County Courthouse
Hopkins County Courthouse
Houston
Houston and Texas Central Railroad, 1876
Houston County Courthouse
How did Texas grow one city at a time? Case Study: Austin
How did Texas grow one city at a time? Case Study: Dallas
How did Texas grow one city at a time? Case Study: Fort Worth
How did Texas grow one city at a time? Case Study: Galveston
How did Texas grow one city at a time? Case Study: Houston
How did Texas grow one city at a time? Case Study: San Antonio
How did we get to 254 Counties in Texas?
How Texas Got Its Shape
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
Image Gallery for the Curriculum Guide For Teaching Texas History
Irion County Courthouse
Jack County Courthouse
Jackson County Courthouse
Jasper County Courthouse
Jeff Davis County Courthouse
Jefferson County Courthouse
Jim Hogg County Courthouse
Jim Wells County Courthouse
Johnson County Courthouse
Jones County Courthouse
Karnes County Courthouse
Kaufman County Courthouse
Kendall County Courthouse
Kent County Courthouse
Kerr County Courthouse
Kimble County Courthouse
King County Courthouse
Kinney County Courthouse
Kleberg County Courthouse
Knox County Courthouse
La Frontera Fluida (The Fluid Border)
La Salle County Courthouse
Lady Bird Johnson
Lady Bird Johnson
Lamar County Courthouse
Lamb County Courthouse
Lampasas County Courthouse
Lavaca County Courthouse
Lee County Courthouse
Liberty County Courthouse
Life In An East Texas Forest Games
Limestone County Courthouse
Lipscomb County Courthouse
Live Oak County Courthouse
Llano County Courthouse
Loving County Courthouse
Lubbock
Lubbock County Courthouse
Lynn County Courthouse
Madison County Courthouse
Mapping Melton
Marion County Courthouse
Marked Historical Sites of Hutchinson County, Texas
Martin County Courthouse
Mason County Courthouse
Matagorda County Courthouse
Maverick County Courthouse
McCulloch County Courthouse
McLennan County Courthouse
McMullen County Courthouse
Media in Texas
Medina County Courthouse
Menard County Courthouse
Mesquite Trees in Texas
Midland
Midland County Courthouse
Milam County Courthouse
Mills County Courthouse
Mitchell County Courthouse
Modern Economy of Texas
Montague County Courthouse
Moore County Courthouse
Morris County Courthouse
Motley County Courthouse
Mountains
Nacogdoches County Courthouse
Navarro County Courthouse
Neff to the Texas Legislature, May 1, 1923
Newton County Courthouse
No-Sew Texas Quilt
Nolan County Courthouse
Notable Earthquakes in Texas
Nueces County Courthouse
Ochiltree County Courthouse
Odessa
Oldham County Courthouse
Orange County Courthouse
Palo Pinto County Courthouse
Panhandle Plains
Panola County Courthouse
Parker County Courthouse
Parks and Wildlife Activities and Lesson Plans
Parmer County Courthouse
Pat Neff and Texas State Parks
Pecos County Courthouse
Piecing Together History: A Turn-of-the-Century African American Farmstead
Pineywoods
Pioneer Texas Architects
Polk County Courthouse
Potter County Courthouse
Prairies and Lakes
Presidio County Courthouse
Rains County Courthouse
Randall County Courthouse
Reagan County Courthouse
Real County Courthouse
Red River County Courthouse
Reeves County Courthouse
Refugio County Courthouse
Rivers
Roberts County Courthouse
Robertson County Courthouse
Rockwall County Courthouse
Runnels County Courthouse
Rusk County Courthouse
Sabine County Courthouse
San Antonio
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
Shackelford County Courthouse
Shelby County Courthouse
Sherman County Courthouse
Smith County Courthouse
Somervell County Courthouse
South Texas Plains
Starr County Courthouse
State Parks Publications
Stephens County Courthouse
Sterling County Courthouse
Stonewall County Courthouse
Sutton County Courthouse
Swisher County Courthouse
Tarrant County Courthouse
Taylor County Courthouse
Teaching with Documents: Maps of Indian Territory, the Dawes Act, and Will Rogers Enrollment Case File
Terrell County Courthouse
Terry County Courthouse
Texas and Pacific Coal Company, Thurber, Erath County
Texas Courthouse Poster
Texas Historic Sites Atlas
Texas History Coloring Book
Texas Maps from TPWD
Texas Originals: Carlos E. Castañeda
Texas Originals: Clara Driscoll
Texas Originals: Mary Austin Holley
Texas Towns Database
Texas: The Lone Star State Today
The 1900 Storm Photos, Galveston Island, Texas
The 1900 Storm, Galveston Island, Texas
The 1900 Storm, Galveston Island, Texas
The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy, 1963
The disaster scene at New London, March 18, 1937
The Galveston Hurricane of 1900
The Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919
The McFadden-Ward House: Life-style and Legacy in Oil-Boom Beaumont, Texas
The National Parks of Texas: In Contact With Beauty
The Texas Post Office Murals: Art for the People
Throckmorton County Courthouse
Titus County Courthouse
Tom Green County Courthouse
Travis County Courthouse
Trinity County Courthouse
Tyler County Courthouse
Upshur County Courthouse
Upton County Courthouse
Uvalde County Courthouse
Val Verde County Courthouse
Van Zandt County Courthouse
Victoria County Courthouse
Walker County Courthouse
Waller County Courthouse
Ward County Courthouse
Washington County Courthouse
Water Resources
Weather in Texas
Webb County Courthouse
Welcome to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Historic Sites!
Wharton County Courthouse
Wheeler County Courthouse
Wichita County Courthouse
Wilbarger County Courthouse
Willacy County Courthouse
Williamson County Courthouse
Wilson County Courthouse
Winkler County Courthouse
Wise County Courthouse
Wood County Courthouse
Yoakum County Courthouse
Young County Courthouse
Zapata County Courthouse
Zavala County Courthouse
Border Land: The Struggle for Texas, 1820-1879

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