Texas Life

Facts

1. Most Texans were farmers and ranchers, although their farms varied widely in size

2. Travel during the republic was difficult. Only a few roads connected towns in various parts of Texas

3. Land speculators were people who bought large amounts of land in hope of making profits.

4. Demoniations organized religious groups with similar beliefs

5. Games, literaturature, and art provided leisure activities

Most texans were farmers

Facts

6. Circuit riders were traveling preachers who typicallly served regions on the frontier

7. Academies were schools that offered classes at the high school level

8. Churches and school were social centers

9. Theodore Gentilz came to Texas with Henry Castro. He was a painter and surveyor

10. Churches also ran most of the Republic's schools

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