Course Description

  • We will be studying the major eras in Texas History, describing their defining characteristics, and explain why historians divide the past into eras, including Natural Texas and its People.

    Unit 1: Natural Texas and Its People

    Unit 2: Exploration of Texas

    Unit 3: Early Colonization of Texas

    Unit 4: Mexican Colonization & Empresario

    Unit 5: Unrest and Revolt

    Unit 6: Republic and Early Statehood

    Unit 7: Texas in the Civil War and Reconstruction

    Unit 8: Cotton, Cattle, and Railroads

    Unit 9: Modernizing Texas/ Age of Oil

    Unit 10: TX in the Great Depression and WW II

    Unit 11: Civil Rights and Conservatism

    Unit 12: Contemporary Texas