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(4.4) History. The student understands the political, economic, and social changes in Texas during the last half of the 19th century.
The student is expected to:Related Handbook of Texas Online articles:
A: describe the impact of the Civil War and Reconstruction on Texas;
B: explain the growth, development, and impact of the cattle industry, including contributions made by Charles Goodnight, Richard King, and Lizzie Johnson;
C: identify the impact of railroads on life in Texas, including changes to cities and major industries; and
D: examine the effects upon American Indian life resulting from changes in Texas, including the Red River War, building of U.S. forts and railroads, and loss of buffalo.
 

Created by Marsha Crow, Great Oaks Elementary School, Round Rock ISD, July 2001, modified June 2011.

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