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From the mysterious "Angel of Goliad" to the influential Congresswoman Barbara Jordan, the eleven women portrayed in this engaging book were indeed bold--breaking down barriers of sexism, racism, and political opposition to emerge as heroines of their time. The second in a new state-by-state series for teen readers, Bold Women in Texas History revewals the feminine side of the Lone Star State's storied past. Within these pages are tales of fearless femmes who dared to dream and resolved to…

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This volume recounts the history of East Texas, focusing on the names of the early settlers. It is the story of the Caddos and associated Indian tribes who arrived about A.D. 500, followed by the Spanish colonials in the seventh and eighteenth centuries, Product DetailsISBN-13: 9780788433276 Publisher: Heritage Books Inc. MD Publication Date: 05-01-2009 Pages: 250 Product Dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.53(d)

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Using an easy-to-read and entertaining method, cartoons give a basic overview of Texas history from dinosaurs to the military leaders in the Second World War. Section one includes early Indians and Spaniards, filibusters, and empresarios. Product DetailsISBN-13: 9781556227806 Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing Publication Date: 12-28-1986 Pages: 200 Product Dimensions: 5.64(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.94(d)

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Historian Mike Cox has been writing about Texas history for four decades, sharing tales that have been overlooked or forgotten through the years. Travel to El Paso during the Big Blow" of 1895, brave the frontier with Elizabeth Russell Baker, and stare doProduct DetailsISBN-13: 9781609493295 Publisher: History Press (SC) Publication Date: 06-21-2011 Pages: 160 Product Dimensions: 8.99h x 6.30w x 0.40d Series: American Chronicles

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Bernardo was Texas' first and largest plantation during the colonial and Republic period. Jared Groce, his family, and the large contingent of enslaved African Americans made this the most successful economic enterprise in Austin's Colony. Events that occurred at Bernardo shaped the course of Texas history. This book presents the story of Bernardo, its people, and of the archaeological project that uncovered its buried remains.This title is not returnableProduct DetailsISBN-13: 9781467909693…

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Tucked away in a corner of the University of Texas Medical Branch campus stands a majestic relic of an era long past. Constructed of red pressed brick, sandstone, and ruddy Texas granite, the Ashbel Smith Building, fondly known as Old Red, represents a fascinating page in Galveston and Texas history. It has been more than a century since Old Red welcomed the first group of visionary faculty and students inside its halls. For decades, the medical school building existed at the heart of UTMB…

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L is for Lonestar Book There are enough special people, wildlife, and natural wonders in the Lone Star State to fill several alphabet books, and Sleeping Bear Press has picked out the finest to represent Texas in L is for Lone Star: A Texas Alphabet. Author Carol Crane has worked for twenty-five years reviewing, lecturing and enjoying children's literature. She is a respected national educational presenter, speaking at state and regional reading conventions across the United States. As a…

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