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Cold facts and impersonal statistics may be the bacon of Texas history, but the tall tales and interesting side stories are the sizzle. In this book, C.F. Charlie Eckhardt presents some of the Texas history sizzle that is often ignored when pure historians write about the Lone Star State. He adds to the flavor of Texas history with tales about such things as the first Texas revolution, the first English speaking person in Texas, and the little known counterrevolution of 1838-1840. Charlie…

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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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Map size: 16 inches x 24 inches | Ready to frame in standard size frame | Frame not included | Archival quality reproduction 1880 map of the city of Fort Worth and vicinity. Map Subjects: Fort Worth | Fort Worth | Texas |

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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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Since the early 1700s, women of Spanish/Mexican origin or descent have played a central, if often unacknowledged, role in Texas history. Tejanas have been community builders, political and religious leaders, founders of organizations, committed trade unionists, innovative educators, astute businesswomen, experienced professionals, and highly original artists. Giving their achievements the recognition they have long deserved, this groundbreaking book is at once a general history and a…

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"Remember the Alamo!" is still a rallying cry more than 175 years after the siege in Texas, where a small band of men held off about two thousand soldiers of the Mexican Army for twelve days. The Alamo was a crucial turning point in the Texas Revolution, and led to the creation of the Republic of Texas. With 80 black-and-white illustrations throughout and a sixteen-page black-and-white photo insert, young readers will relive this famous moment in Texas history.

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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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