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Parent Connections for Social Studies - Seventh Grade Semester 2: Cotton, Cattle, Railroads, and Frontier

Lucy the Longhorn explains the role of cattle, cotton, and railroads on the closing of the Texas frontier.

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In Cotton, Cattle, Railroads and Closing the Texas Frontier, students will study the challenges brought about by westward expansion in Texas, the development of the Texas cattle industry, and the expansion of the railroads in Texas.

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Student historians will learn the political, economic, and social impact of the agricultural industry in Texas resulting from the close of the frontier.

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