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Author: Carmen Bredeson; Mary Dodson Wade
Publisher: New York : Marshall Cavendish Benchmark, ©2006.
Series: Celebrate the states.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An exploration of the geography, history, economy, people, government, and landmarks of Texas"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carmen Bredeson; Mary Dodson Wade
ISBN: 0761417362 9780761417361
OCLC Number: 58468150
Description: 144 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Geography: Place called Texas: Coastal plains --
Central plains --
Great plains --
Mountains and basins --
Texas water --
History: Colorful past: First Texans --
Spanish missions --
To arms! --
Remember the Alamo! --
Republic of Texas --
Battle of San Jacinto --
Texas becomes a state --
Cowboys and cattle --
Oil story --
People: Patchwork of cultures: Spanish connection --
Recipe: Pedernales River chili --
Up from slavery --
European presence --
Asians today --
New faces --
Government: Government of the people: Local government --
Three branches --
Tough on crime --
Schools --
Economy: Making a living: Riches of the earth --
Goods and services --
Agriculture --
Ups and downs --
Landmarks: Travel through Texas: Dallas--Fort Worth --
Austin --
San Antonio --
Panhandle --
El Paso and the Rio Grande --
Houston and Galveston --
State survey --
Find out more --
Index.
Series Title: Celebrate the states.
Responsibility: by Carmen Bredeson and Mary Dodson Wade.
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"An exploration of the geography, history, economy, people, government, and landmarks of Texas"--Provided by publisher.

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