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Texas : The Lone Star State,9780130284143

Texas : The Lone Star State

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Edition:
8th
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9780130284143

ISBN10:
0130284149
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2001
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
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Summary

For one/two-semester, freshman/junior-level courses in Texas History. Written in narrative style, this comprehensive, general survey of Texas historyfrom early times to the presentoffers a balanced, scholarly presentation of all eras and topics.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
The Country and Its Native Peoples
1(20)
The Land
2(4)
Rivers
6(2)
The Climate
8(1)
Prehistoric Peoples
9(1)
The Native Peoples
10(9)
Bibliography
19(2)
Exploration and Occupation, 1519--1763
21(25)
The Spanish Empire
21(1)
Exploration
22(3)
The Challenge of the French: La Salle
25(1)
The First Missions in East Texas
26(2)
The Return of the Spanish to East Texas
28(3)
Expansion: Nuevo Santander
31(1)
Expansion: On the Coast and in the Hills
32(4)
Life in Spanish Texas: The Missions
36(2)
Political and Military Affairs
38(1)
Life in the Civil Settlements
39(3)
Bibliography
42(4)
Spanish Texas, 1763--1821
46(17)
Texas After the Spanish Acquisition of Louisiana
46(3)
Spain, Texas, and the United States
49(2)
The First Anglo-Americans in Texas
51(2)
The Beginning of the Mexican Revolution
53(1)
Revolutionary Times in Texas
53(4)
A New Era: The Beginnings of Foreign Immigration
57(2)
A New Nation: Mexico
59(1)
The Legacies of Spanish Rule
60(1)
Bibliography
61(2)
Texas Under Mexican Rule
63(22)
The Empire of Mexico
64(1)
The Old Three Hundred
64(2)
The Republic of Mexico
66(2)
A New Colonization Program
68(1)
Expansion of Colonization
69(2)
The Fredonian Rebellion
71(1)
The Law of April 6, 1830
71(2)
Colonization Under the Law
73(2)
The Peoples of Mexican Texas
75(2)
Government in Mexican Texas
77(3)
Colonial Institutions
80(2)
Bibliography
82(3)
The Prelude to Revolution, 1826--1835
85(17)
Early Troubles
85(1)
The Disturbances of 1831 and 1832
86(4)
The Conventions of 1832 and 1833
90(1)
Austin's Journey to Mexico City
91(1)
Santa Anna and the Politics of Mexico (1833--1835)
92(2)
Affairs in Coahuila and Texas (1833--1835)
94(1)
The Crisis of 1835
95(3)
Why Revolution?
98(2)
Bibliography
100(2)
The Texas Revolution, 1835--1836
102(29)
The Beginning of the Revolution
102(3)
The Consultation
105(3)
Failure of the Provisional Government
108(1)
The Alamo
109(4)
The Birth of the Republic
113(2)
The War in South Texas
115(2)
Retreat
117(3)
The Battle of San Jacinto
120(2)
After San Jacinto
122(2)
Aid for the Revolution
124(2)
The Texas Navy
126(1)
Bibliography
127(4)
The Republic of Texas, 1836--1845
131(26)
The Election of 1836
131(1)
Houston and the New Nation (1836--1838)
132(3)
The Young Republic and Foreign Affairs (1836--1838)
135(2)
Lamar's Administration (1838--1841)
137(3)
Foreign Affairs (1838--1841)
140(2)
Houston's Second Administration (1841--1844)
142(1)
Houston and Mexico (1841--1844)
143(3)
Houston and the Quest for Annexation (1842--1844)
146(1)
Population Growth in the Republic
146(1)
Tejano Experiences in the Republic of Texas
147(2)
The Empresario System of the Republic
149(2)
The Advance of the Frontier
151(1)
Annexation Achieved
152(2)
Bibliography
154(3)
Early Statehood, 1846--1861
157(25)
The Establishment of State Government
157(1)
The War with Mexico
158(4)
The Texas-New Mexico Boundary Controversy
162(3)
Settlement of the Debt of the Republic
165(1)
The Politics of Early Statehood
166(4)
Immigration and Extension of Settlement
170(1)
Tejanos and the Settlement of South and West Texas
171(2)
The Growth of Slavery
173(1)
Opponents of Slavery
174(1)
Explorating West Texas
175(1)
The Indian Frontier
176(2)
Bibliography
178(4)
Pioneer Institutions
182(27)
The People
182(2)
Occupations
184(2)
Slavery and the Plantation System
186(3)
Life on the Farms
189(1)
The Towns
190(2)
Transportation
192(3)
Health
195(1)
Amusements
196(1)
Law and Order
197(2)
Education
199(2)
Newspapers, Literature, and Art
201(1)
Religion
202(2)
Bibliography
204(5)
Secession and War, 1860--1865
209(25)
Prelude to Secession
210(2)
Secession
212(4)
At the Battlefront
216(3)
Supplying Men
219(2)
The State and the Confederacy
221(3)
Critics of the Confederacy
224(2)
Slaves and Slavery During the Civil War
226(1)
Life at Home During the War
227(2)
The Final Days
229(1)
Bibliography
230(4)
Reconstruction, 1865--1874
234(23)
Reconstruction: First Steps
235(1)
Emancipation
236(1)
The Freedmen's Bureau
237(1)
President Johnson's Plan for Reconstruction
238(5)
Radical Reconstruction
243(2)
The Constitution of 1869
245(4)
E.J. Davis and Radical Rule in Texas
249(4)
Effects of Reconstruction
253(1)
Bibliography
254(3)
From Reconstruction to Reform, 1874--1890
257(25)
A New Constitution
258(1)
The Constitution of 1876
259(2)
Ratification of the Constitution
261(2)
The Politics of Conservatism, 1874--1890
263(4)
Public Poverty, Public Debt
267(2)
Law and Order
269(3)
The Public Lands
272(1)
Building the Railroads
273(3)
Economic Development
276(3)
Bibliography
279(3)
The Conquest and Settlement of the Frontier
282(27)
The Defeat of the Indians
282(6)
The Buffalo Slaughter
288(1)
The Price of Conquest
289(2)
The Cattle Kingdom
291(5)
The Big Pasture Country
296(3)
Other Livestock: Horses, Sheep, and Goats
299(2)
The People of the Range
301(1)
The Advance of the Farmers
301(4)
Bibliography
305(4)
The Populists and Progressives, 1890--1910
309(19)
The Growth of Political Discontent
310(3)
James Stephen Hogg and Reform Democrats
313(3)
The Populists
316(3)
The Conservative Resurgence
319(4)
Thomas M. Campbell and Progressive Reform
323(3)
Bibliography
326(2)
Life at the Turn of the Century
328(27)
The Galveston Storm of 1900
328(1)
Living and Working in Texas
329(2)
Urban Texas
331(1)
Oil and Industrialization
331(2)
Leisure Activities
333(1)
Public Health
334(2)
Religion
336(1)
Education
337(3)
Women at the Turn of the Century
340(2)
Race and Ethnicity
342(6)
Literature and the Arts
348(3)
Bibliography
351(4)
Crusades and Complacency, 1910--1930
355(28)
Oscar Branch Colquitt, 1911--1915
355(1)
Prohibition: The Triumph of a Moral Crusade
356(2)
The Birth of Fergusonism, 1915--1917
358(2)
Texas in the First World War
360(5)
The Politics of Conservatism
365(1)
The Klan and the Bonnet
366(4)
Dan Moody, 1927--1931
370(1)
The Roaring Twenties-Economic Growth and Prosperity
371(3)
Life in the Roaring Twenties
374(5)
Bibliography
379(4)
The Great Depression, 1930--1941
383(22)
Hard Times in Texas
384(1)
Depression Politics-Ross Sterling, 1931--1933
385(3)
The Return of Fergusonism-Miriam Ferguson, 1933--1935
388(1)
Relief, Recovery, and Reform-The New Deal in Texas
389(2)
Industry, Transportation, and Labor
391(1)
Agriculture in the Depression
392(2)
Conservation and Environmental Concerns
394(2)
Literature and the Arts in the Depression
396(1)
The Politics of Recovery-James Allred, 1935--1939
397(3)
W. Lee O'Daniel, 1939--1941
400(2)
Bibliography
402(3)
World War II and After, 1941--1962
405(21)
The Politics of Wartime
406(1)
Texas and Texans in the War
407(4)
Postwar Texas---The Jester Years, 1947--1949
411(3)
Shivers, Politics, and Tidelands
414(2)
Scandals and Reform: Politics in the Fifties
416(5)
The Election of 1960 and the Emerging Republican Party
421(2)
Bibliography
423(3)
Politics of an Urban Land, 1962--2000
426(21)
The Dynamics of Political Change
426(2)
The 1960s: The Johnson and Connally Years
428(2)
The Struggle for Civil Rights
430(4)
Smith, Sharpstown, and Briscoe
434(3)
Constitutional Revision
437(1)
The Republican Challenge
437(4)
Clements, Richards, and Two Party Politics
441(3)
George W. Bush-Building the Republican Majority
444(1)
Bibliography
445(2)
At the End of the Century
447(19)
An Economy in Transition
448(3)
Religion, Education, and Social Organizations
451(3)
Literature and the Arts
454(5)
A Population in Transition
459(5)
Bibliography
464(2)
Appendix 466(5)
Governors of Texas
466(1)
Governors of Coahuila and Texas
467(1)
Provisional Governors During the Texan Revolution
468(1)
Presidents of the Republic of Texas
468(1)
Governors After Annexation
468(1)
United States Senators
469(2)
Index 471


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