Texas Life By: jocelyn

10 Facts

  1. Land speculators are people who bought large amounts of lands in hope of making profits.
  2. Denominators- organized religion groups with similar beliefs.
  3. Circuit Readers- traveling preachers
  4. Academies- schools that offered classes at high school level
  5. Theodore Gentilz came to Texas with Henri Castro.
  6. Churches also ran most of the the Republic's schools.
  7. A lot of towns built academies instead of public schools.
  8. President Mirabeu wanted to establish public schools.
  9. Life in Texas wasn't always working.
  10. Some citizens enjoyed literature and art.

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