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Parent Connections for Social Studies - Seventh Grade Semester 2: Modernizing Texas

Spindle explains how oil made Texas the center of an industry!

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What is all the fuss about “Texas Tea”? With Modernizing Texas in An Age of Oil, students will learn about the Hurricane of 1900 in Galveston and its effects on Texas, the early development of the oil industry, and the participation of Texans in the reform movements.

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Student historians will also analyze the political, economic and social effects of World War I on Texans.

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