• Welcome to Texas History!

     

    Contact Information:

    joshua.harris@allenisd.org

     

    Schedule:

    1st - Athletics

    2nd - Texas History

    3rd - Conference

    4th - Texas History

    5th - Homeroom

    6th - Texas History 

    7th - Texas History 

    8th - Athletics

     

    Tutoring- Due to athletics, I do not personally offer before and after school tutoring sessions, however students may see me during 5th period homeroom or attend tutoring with any other Texas History teacher

     

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    Course Description:

    In Grade 7 , students study the history of Texas from early times to the present. Content is presented with more depth and breadth than in Grade 4. Students examine the full scope of Texas History, including Natural Texas and its People; Age of Contact; Spanish Colonial; Mexican National; Revolution and Republic; Early Statehood; Texas in the Civil War and Reconstruction; Cotton, Cattle and Railroads; Age of Oil; Texas in the Great Depression and World War II; Civil Rights and Conservatism; and Contemporary Texas eras. The focus in each era is on key individuals, events, and issues and their impact. Students use primary and secondary sources to acquire information about Texas.