Ch. 17, 3-4 By Kendall Cautivar

In the 1850s Texas supported the idea of education and the current governor set aside $2 million dollars as a school fund

The early Texas schools combined strict discipline with a broad coarse of study

Gail Borden Jr, was a diary buisness man who founded The Telegraph and Texas Register with his partners

Telegraphs allowed people to communicate across the vast distances by sending coded signals over wires

Texas also had access to reading material and information in libraries

Hermann Lungkwitz was a respected artist of the 1850s

Spirituals are religious folk songs

Some Texas slaves were willing to risk their lives to escape slavery by fleeing to Mexico

Abolition is an end to slavery

Amount those who opposed slavery in Texas were many Mexican Americans and European Immigrants


Created with images by BPPrice - "Independence" • Corey Leopold - "Texas Sunset" • JustinJensen - "Glass Pond" • DeeAshley - "The rain was ceaseless and the days were dreary, yet I missed it when it had gone" • skeeze - "sailboats sunset lake" • skeeze - "bluebonnet flower plant"

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