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(7.10) Geography. The student understands the effects of the interaction between humans and the environment in Texas during the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries.
The student is expected to:Related Handbook of Texas Online articles:
A: identify ways in which Texans have adapted to and modified the environment and analyze the positive and negative consequences of the modifications; and
B: explain ways in which geographic factors such as the Galveston Hurricane of 1900, the Dust Bowl, limited water resources, and alternative energy sources have affected the political, economic, and social development of Texas.

Created by Michel Hinton, Hogg Middle School, Houston ISD, April 2002; modified June 2011.

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