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Geography

Encarta
Texas Relief Map

Landform map with counties

Precipitation Map

Climatic-Topo Map

MAPS

Texas Water Related Maps

Texas Wildflowers

Wildflowers in Bloom

Texas Wildflower Pictures

Places/Information of Interest

Palo Duro Canyon

Big Bend National Park

Texas Highways

Bolivar Lighthouse

Boliver Lighthouse Pictures
Texas State Historical Association

First Texans

Quanah Parker

http://www.famoustexans.com/quanahparker.htm

http://lone-star.net/mall/texasinfo/quanah.htm

Texas Indians

The Mystery of the Disappearing Indians of Texas

texasindians.com

The Passing of the Indian Era

History

Native Americans for 4th Graders

Indian Relations in Texas

Conquistadors

Texas Indians Projects

Learn About Texas Indians (pdf)

The Indian Years Coloring Book (pdf)

Bison

Panhandle Plains Activities for Teachers and Parents

Stories from a Buffalo Hide Painting

Expansion and Colonization of Texas

Famous Texans

http://www.famoustexans.com

http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/

Moses Austin

http://www.uh.edu/engines/epi954.htm

Stephen F. Austin

http://www.lsjunction.com/people/austin.htm

http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/people/a_c/austin.htm

PBS Biography

Letters on the Spanish Explorers and Missions

http://riceinfo.rice.edu/armadillo/Projects/letters.html

Filibuster

The Fillibusters/Philip Nolan
Jane Long

http://www.dallashistory.org/history/texas/people.htm#long

http://historicaltextarchive.com/sections.php?op=viewarticle&artid=287

Spanish Missions

http://www.nps.gov/saan/historyculture/index.htm

http://www.nps.gov/saan/forteachers/curriculummaterials.htm

Texas Revolution

Constitution of 1824

http://www.tamu.edu/ccbn/dewitt/constit1824.htm

Turtle Bayou Resolutions

http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/treasures/republic/turtle/turtle-01.html

Famous Revolutionists

http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/people/index.htm

http://www.famoustexans.com/

http://www.lsjunction.com/people/people.htm

http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/treasures/giants/index.html

http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/treasures/republic/declare-01.html

Lorenzo de Zavala

http://www.lsjunction.com/people/zavala.htm

http://www.famoustexans.com/zavala.htm

James Fannin

http://www.lsjunction.com/people/fannin.htm

http://www.tamu.edu/ccbn/dewitt/goliadspohn.htm

Sam Houston

http://www.shsu.edu/~smm_www/History/

http://www.lone-star.net/mall/texasinfo/shouston.htm

http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/people/d_h/houston.htm

Santa Anna

http://www.tamu.edu/ccbn/dewitt/santaanna.htm

http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/people/s_z/santaanna.htm

William B. Travis

http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/D/1826-1850/mexicanwar/alamo.htm

http://www.lsjunction.com/people/travis.htm

Texas Revolution Timelines

http://www.lsjunction.com/events/events.htm

“Texas, Texans, and the Alamo”

http://www.cah.utexas.edu/exhibits/TexasExhibit/Texas1.html

http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/treasures/republic/alamo-01.html

Battle of San Jacinto

http://www.tamu.edu/ccbn/dewitt/batsanjacinto.htm

http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/treasures/republic/san-jacinto.html

Convention of 1836

http://www.lsjunction.com/events/conv1836.htm

http://www.tamu.edu/ccbn/dewitt/consultations6.htm

Surrender at Goliad

http://www.tamu.edu/ccbn/dewitt/goliadframe.htm

http://www.tamu.edu/ccbn/dewitt/goliadspohn.htm

http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/treasures/republic/goliad/goliad.html

Timeline of Texas Revolution

http://www.lsjunction.com/events/events.htm#revolution

Texas History—Historical Sites

La Bahia

http://www.presidiolabahia.org/index.html

San Felipe

http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/park/sfa/sfa.htm

Texas Rangers

http://www.texasranger.org/index.htm

Fredonain Revolt

http://www.tamu.edu/ccbn/dewitt/fredonianframes.htm

Runaway Scrape

http://www.tamu.edu/ccbn/dewitt/mustergon.htm

Texas Escapes - Runaway Scrape

Battle of Coleto Creek

http://www.taliesyn.com/ralph/coleto.htm

http://www.presidiolabahia.org/coleto.htm

Treaty of Velasco

http://www.lsjunction.com/docs/velasco.htm

http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/velasco.htm

Forming the Republic and Early Statehood

http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/texind01.htm

Famous Texans

http://www.lsjunction.com/people/people.htm

http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/treasures/giants/

Significance of the year 1845

http://www.lsjunction.com/docs/annex.htm

http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/texan01.htm

Texas Constitution — Bill of Rights

http://tlo2.tlc.state.tx.us/txconst/articles/cn000100.html

http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/texdec.htm

http://www.texas.gov/

Counties

http://www.county.org/resources/countydata/index.asp

Texas Revenue History by Source, 1978-2002

http://www.window.state.tx.us/taxbud/revenue.html

http://www.window.state.tx.us/taxbud/bre2004/revenue.html

Texas Rangers

http://lone-star.net/mall/texasinfo/txrangers.htm

http://www.texasranger.org

http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/treasures/law/index.html

Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo

http://www.loc.gov/rr/hispanic/ghtreaty/

Lesson Plans

http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/guadalupe-hidalgo/

Texas Songs

http://www.lsjunction.com/midi/songs.htm

Mexican War

http://lone-star.net/mall/texasinfo/mexicow.htm

Manifest Destiny

Manifest Destiny Overview

http://www.nps.gov/archive/fosc/mandest.htm

Key People

Mirabeau Buonapart Lamar

http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/people/A0828683.html

Anson Jones

http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/treasures/earlystate/nomore-1.html

http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/treasures/giants/jones/jones-01.html

http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/people/A0828683.html

Civil War and Reconstruction

Juneteenth

http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/ref/abouttx/juneteenth.html

http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/exhibits/forever/freedom/page3.html

http://www.houstonculture.org/tour/texas3a.html

Slavery in Texas

http://austin.about.com/cs/history/a/slavery.htm

http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/treasures/earlystate/slavery-01.html

Texans in the Civil War

http://www.tarleton.edu/~kjones/CStx.html

http://americancivilwar.com/statepic/tx.html

http://www.texasbeyondhistory.net/ford/timeline.html

Reconstruction in Texas

http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/governors/war/page2.html

http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/exhibits/forever/representation/page8.html

Impact of the Civil War on Texas Legislation

http://www.rice.edu/armadillo/Texas/Sharedpast/

Freedman’s Bureau

http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/exhibits/forever/representation/page2.html

Terry’s Texas Rangers

http://www.terrystexasrangers.org

Sabine Pass / Civil War Battles in Texas

http://americancivilwar.com/statepic/tx.html

http://www.wtblock.com/wtblockjr/battleof.htm

Texas Frontier and the Impact of Industry

Map of 1895

http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/TX/state.htm

http://www.lonestargenealogy.com/courses/texas/migration.html

Texans One and All

Germans

http://www.houstonculture.org/tour/texas3b.html

Buffalo Soldiers

http://www.texasbeyondhistory.net/redriver/

Chisholm Trail

http://www.celebratingtexas.com/17.html

Cowboys and Cattle Drives

http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/places/trails_ter/cattle.htm

http://www.usatourist.com/english/inside/cowboys2.html

History of Oil

http://www.priweb.org/ed/pgws/history/spindletop/spindletop.html