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Today in Texas History - November 24

From the Annals of Law Enforcement – In 1835, the Republic of Texas authorized a special law enforcement unit known as the Texas Rangers. Stephen F. 207 more words

Texas History 11-23/11-24

This week in Texas History we will be completeing a quiz for Unit 5 and working on a Empresario Instagram.

There is no Extra Credit this week.

Have a safe Thanksgiving!

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Today in Texas History - November 20

From the Annals of Journalism – In 1941, writer Hubert Renfro Knickerbocker gave a speech at Southern Methodist University in which he advocated for United States entry into World War II.   153 more words

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Today in Texas History - November 18

From the Annals of Texas A&M –  In 1999, 11 Texas A&M students were killed, one former student was killed and another 28 injured during construction of the annual bonfire for the UT (or TU as the Aggies would have it) game.  160 more words

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Today in Texas History - November 17

From the Annals of Houston –  In 1981, Kathryn Whitmire was elected as the first female mayor of Houston.  Whitmire was first elected as City Controller for two terms and then to five consecutive terms as mayor. 72 more words

A Curious Case: The Woodmen and the Women

Ouachita National Forest,  viewed from the Talimena Scenic Byway

Less formally known as Talimena Drive, the Scenic Byway uncurls along the ridgeline of Winding Stair and Rich mountains. 1,668 more words


Autonomy In the Classroom

Maybe it’s because I have written curriculum for two districts now and can see the overlap.  Maybe it’s because I have taught all three grades of middle school history.   608 more words