Cattle ranchers in the Republic supplied townspeople and farmers with hides, food, and other materials
A few ranchers, like Taylor White, drove their cattle to New Orleans and sold them in markets there
Only people living in towns cities had jobs that were not directly related to farming or ranching
Land speculators were people who brought large amounts of land in hopes of making profits
Some citizens, like Theodore Gentilz, enjoyed literature and art. Gentilz was known for his scenes of Texas life
Traveling preachers are called circuit riders
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