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Let's Celebrate Texas: Past - Present - Future / Edition 2

Let's Celebrate Texas: Past - Present - Future / Edition 2

by June H. Buhler, Betty O. Mason, Patricia A. Moseley

ISBN-10: 0937460230

ISBN-13: 9780937460238

Pub. Date: 08/28/1986

Publisher: Hendrick-Long Publishing Company

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Hendrick-Long Publishing Company
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Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 11.04(h) x 0.43(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

I.Images of Texas and Texans
Texas on Television and in the Movies3
National Athletic Teams in Texas6
Tall Tales and Legends of Texas10
Fiction Written About Texas13
National Leaders in Texas16
Texans Who Have Become U.S. Presidents and Vice-Presidents19
Johnson Space Center24
Famous People from Texas28
II.Patriotic Texans
Honoring Founders of the Texas Republic34
How Historians Tell Fact from Myth40
Historic Forts of Texas44
Patriotic Texans During the Civil War and World War II49
Texans Support the War Effort at Home52
III.Living in Our Community
Local Community Attractions58
Historical Sites and Markers of Texas61
Community Architecture63
Time Capsule65
Planning for the Future68
Olden Times in Our Community73
IV.Living in Texas
Indians Yesterday and Today78
Indians in Texas83
Vacations in Texas87
Foods of Texas Families92
Toys and Games98
Comparing Large Cities in Texas100
Remembering the Texas Centennial105
Women of Texas: By Birthplace or by Choice109
Immigration to Texas111
Regional Nicknames117
V.Natural Resources
Water: The Persistent Problem of Texas120
Community Land Use123
Mineral Production and Use124
Texas Energy Sources128
VI.Texans at Work
An Economic Profile of Your Community132
Texas Workers134
The Cowboy's Work142
Transportation in Texas: Moving People and Goods144
Texas Manufacturing Industries148
Jobs Change151
VII.Government in Texas
Why Six Flags Over Texas?154
Texas Governors158
Local Government163
Rights and Responsibilities of Young Texans167
Appendix ATexas Books for Young People170
Appendix BAddresses for Materials176
Appendix CFrequently Used Resources177
Appendix DEssential Elements Correlates and TAAS Objectives178
Appendix ETexas Assessment of Academic Skills Social Studies Objectives and Instructional Targets184

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