Symposium Summer 2021

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Summer 7-21-2021


U.S. History, Spanish Empire, Colonial Mexico, Land Grants, Texas, Lower Rio Grande Valley, Cattle Kingdoms, Columbian Exchange, Nuevo Santander, Cattle Farming, Cattle Ranches, Richard King, Mifflin Kennedy, TEKS, Public School, Place-Based Curriculum, Culturally Relevant Pedagogy


TEKS (Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills): WH: 1D; 7B,F; 8A USH: 3B; 25C GOVT: 11 ECO: 3BC

Lesson objective(s): 1. Students will understand the connection between cultural-social family gatherings to the emergence of the cattle industry as a major big business/industry. 2. Students will examine the impact of cattle ranching from Spanish colonization to rise of American big business. 3. Students will examine the supply and demand of beef within the cattle ranching industry


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