Dallas was founded by John Neely Bryan in November 1841.
Land speculators are people who brought large amounts of land in hopes of making profits.
Dallas was named for George Mifflin Dallas, a U.S. Politician. At the times Texas was annexed and he was the U.S. Vice President.
Denominations are organized religious groups with similar beliefs
Dallas is the home to the Dallas market center, the largest whole-sale trade complex in the world
Circuit Riders are traveling preachers typically served regions on the frontier
Academies are schools that offered classes at the high school level
Theodore Gentilz a French painter and surveyer came to Texas.
Gentilz was known for his scenes of Texas life.
Dallas is one of the nation's leading financial and buisness centers. Many corporations moved their headquarters there after world war ||| and Dallas benefited from the postwar economic boom. It soon became a major technology center