In the 1850's people supported the idea of education.
Some towns like San Antonio and some German communities did build schools.
The early Texas schools combined strict discipline with a broad course of study.
Some churches opens libraries, it was generally a scarce on the frontier, for people.
Telegraphs.; allowed people to communicate across vast distances by sending coded signals over wires.
Spirituals; religious folk songs
Abolition; to end, this case talking about slavery
Among those who opposed slavery in Texas were many Mexican Americans and European immigrants.