Chapter 17 Section 3 and 4 By: renae

Facts

- Frontier Texans depended on schools and churches for education, spiritual guidance, and social events

- Newspapers spread word of local events and issues

- Many Texans were active in the arts

- Many of the early schools in Texas were opened and operated by churches.

- newspapers began carrying more national and world news in the 1850s after telegraphs were introduced

- the telegraph allowed people to communicate across vast distances by sending coded signals over wires.

This is a picture of Gail Borden Jr.

- Gail Borden Jr. Was a member of the Old Three Hundred.

- slaves performed many jobs on plantations

- some Texans argued against slavery

- spirituals or religious folk songs rang through black churches, carrying messages of hope and faith.

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