The Traveling History Trunk:
Trail Drives and the Texas Ranching Frontier
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horses_anim.gif (4462 bytes) The Traveling History Trunk:

Mission of the History Trunk
the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library
Some of the items within the History Trunk
Essential Elements for 7th Grade Texas History Curriculum

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the Texas Ranching Frontier
Script for the Slideshow
the Ranching Frontier Glossary Terms

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Suggested Activities for the Ranching Frontier
Working with Primary Materials
Roundup Quiz
Matador Multiple Choice Quiz
Big Ranches Matching Quiz
King Ranch Articles Quiz
Map Exercise

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Fun Recipes to Try
Fun Teaching Projects/Games

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Western Historical Resources Links:

Links of Interest

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