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(7.5) History. The student understands how events and issues shaped the history of Texas during the Civil War and Reconstruction.
The student is expected to:Related Handbook of Texas Online articles:
A: explain reasons for the involvement of Texas in the Civil War such as states' rights, slavery, sectionalism, and tariffs;
B: analyze the political, economic, and social effects of the Civil War and Reconstruction in Texas; and
C: identify significant individuals and events concerning Texas and the Civil War such as John Bell Hood, John Reagan, Francis Lubbock, Thomas Green, John Magruder and the Battle of Galveston, the Battle of Sabine Pass, and the Battle of Palmito Ranch.

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

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