1. Land speculators are people who bought large amounts of land in hopes of making profits. 2. Dallas is one of the nation's leading financial and business centers. 3. For entertainment, Texans gathered at local dances.
4. Texas life wasn't all work. 5. Texans would combine work with fun. 6. Denomininations are religious groups with similar beliefs.
7. Circuit riders are traveling preachers. 8. Academies are schools that offered classes at a high school level. 9. Théodore Gentilz was a sculpture who came to Texas. 10. Texas started developing universities