Cattle in Texas


Texas History Economic Boom Cattle in Texas
Students learn about the process of raising and selling cattle. First they read about the Longhorn and its presence in Texas. Then, they learn about the history of cattle ranching, starting with the Spanish. Finally, they learn about cattle drives and create a timeline to note important dates.

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In this experience, students learn about the process of raising and selling cattle. First they read about the Longhorn and its presence in Texas. Then, they learn about the history of cattle ranching, starting with the Spanish. Finally, they learn about cattle drives and create a timeline to note important dates.

Objectives:

  • Identify how the Longhorn ended up in Texas.
  • Identify important events and people surrounding the history of cattle ranching.
  • Identify important dates and events in cattle drives.


What animal do you think of when you think of Texas? To list multiple items, separate them with a comma, like this: pie, cookie.

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Answers may vary: Longhorn, horse, cattle, armadillo, rattlesnake.


In this lesson, you will learn about the history of cattle in Texas, including the Longhorn.

Objectives:

  • Identify how the Longhorn ended up in Texas.
  • Identify important events and people surrounding the history of cattle ranching.
  • Identify important dates and events in cattle drives.




Roundup on a Texas Ranch


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