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From the Annals of the Republic –  In 1839, the last mention of the steamship Cayuga was recorded and the notable vessel passed from history.  The… 138 more words

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Extra Credit-Texas History 9-2-15

This is the first extra credit opportunity of the year! Sorry for posting it late. It will normally be posted on Mondays or the first day of the week. 88 more words

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Unit 1 Test-Texas History

The Unit 1 Test will be given next Thursday and Friday (September 10th & 11th). Below is a link to the study guide.

Unit 1 Study Guide

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Today in Texas History - September 2

From the Annals of World War II – In 1945, Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz signed the Instrument of Surrender with Japan that ended World War II. 140 more words

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Today in Texas History - September 1

From the Annals of the Civil War –  In 1863,  Major Santos Benavides led 79 men in the Thirty-third Texas Cavalry across the Rio Grande in pursuit of the bandit Octaviano Zapata.  109 more words

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Today in Texas History - August 31

From the Annals of Murder –  In 1934, Hutchinson County Treasurer Arthur Huey killed Asa (Ace) Borger in the town that was named after him. Hutchinson was angry after the failure of the Borger State Bank and after Borger failed to post bail when Hutchinson was arrested for embezzlement.  117 more words

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Texas History 8-31/9-4

This week in Texas History we will be discussing Point of View, Frame of Reference, and Bias in primary and secondary sources. We will be taking the Beginning of the Year Test (not for a grade) on Friday. 6 more words

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