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(7.11) Geography. The student understands the characteristics, distribution, and migration of population in Texas in the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries.
The student is expected to:Related Handbook of Texas Online articles:
A: analyze why immigrant groups came to Texas and where they settled;
B: analyze how immigration and migration to Texas in the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries have influenced Texas;
C: analyze the effects of the changing population distribution and growth in Texas during the 20th and 21st centuries and the additional need for education, health care, and transportation; and
  • Census and Census Records
  • Metropolitan Statistical Areas
  • SEARCH TIP: For population and growth data on specific towns or cities, type into the search box, #uw25 (population in City's name, Texas). For example, #uw25(population in Corsicana, Texas) will pull up articles that meet these guidelines, including the article about Corsicana that contains the data most helpful for population patterns and reasons for growth or decline
D: describe the structure of the population of Texas using demographic concepts such as growth rate and age distribution.

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

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