Governors of Texas

What is important about each governor of Texas?



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Tommy Howard

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Pedroni, Leilani. Texas State Capitol Building. capitol.JPG. 2004. My eCoach® eLibrary. Online. Available. 29 February 2004.


Curriculum Snapshot:
Topic:Governors of Texas
Themes: Executive Branch
law
lieutenant Governor
Term
Curriculum Areas:History/Social Science
Grade Level(s):7
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
Social Studies
Grade 7
History
SOC-7-4. The student understands how individuals, events, and issues shaped the history of the Republic of Texas and early Texas statehood.
SOC-7-4.A. Identify individuals, events, and issues during the Republic of Texas and early Texas statehood, including annexation, Sam Houston, Anson Jones, Mirabeau B. Lamar, problems of the Republic of Texas, the Texas Rangers, the Mexican War, and the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo.
SOC-7-6. The student understands how individuals, events, and issues shaped the history of Texas from Reconstruction through the beginning of the 20th century.
SOC-7-6.A. Identify significant individuals, events, and issues from Reconstruction through the beginning of the 20th century, including the factors leading to the expansion of the Texas frontier, the effects of westward expansion on Native Americans, the development of the cattle industry from its Spanish beginnings, the myth and realities of the cowboy way of life, the effects of the growth of railroads, the buffalo soldiers, James Hogg, Cynthia Parker, and Spindletop.
Government
SOC-7-15. The student understands the structure and functions of government created by the Texas Constitution.
SOC-7-15.A. Describe the structure and functions of government at municipal, county, and state levels.


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