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Annexation of Texas – the Lone Star State


Words: 1058 (5 pages)

Texas “The Lone Star State” went through a lot before it became the gun-slinging, cowboy riding state that we know it to be today. In the 19th century Texas went through events that would inevitably lead to its annexation to The Union. Texas declaring itself independent from Mexico would cause conflict between the formerly united…

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre


Words: 926 (4 pages)

    For more than three decades, the legend of “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” has remained one of the most terrifying and lingering true stories ever brought to the big screen.  The Texas Chainsaw Massacre shows it’s audience what kind of creepy people can be found in our world and how the youth of our country often…

Ruthless Cattle Barons and Little Farmers — Part One


Words: 3906 (16 pages)

We’ve all read countless westerns, as well as seeing them on the big and little screens, in which the rotten predatory cattle rancher who claims the entire range, with a legion of hired guns (or just one really fast one), gets tough on the little people he sees as standing in his way. The classic…

Black Gold Texas Tea


Words: 2463 (10 pages)

Trevor MacKenzieBlack Gold the Texas TeaIn this paper I will touch on topics of oil prices, the demise and growth of oil companies large and small and international oil regulators, natural oil deposits and their locations and life expectancy, and the future of the oil industry and all it effects. I have chosen to write…

Ghost Man’s Trail — Part One


Words: 2216 (9 pages)

Robert E. Howard was nothing if not versatile. He wrote boxing stories, oriental adventure, detective stories, horror, westerns, pioneered heroic fantasy – and the weird western genre.  “The Horror From the Mound,” “The Dead Remember,” “The Man on the Ground” and “The Valley of the Lost” are examples. And there is the current springboard, “Old…

Missouri State Court Systems vs. Texas State Court Systems


Words: 750 (3 pages)

The States of the United States have individual and unique governments with many similarities. All states are required by the constitution to have republican governments. Despite their similarities, all states have different government structures and procedures, as you will see in the following comparisons of Missouri and Texas state court systems. The Texas state court…

George W. Bush Essay




Words: 721 (3 pages)

If I had to choose a candidate based on, background, positionon issues, and intangibles I think it would be George W. Bush. I would chooseGeorge W. Bush because he supports some issues that Im interested in and heseems like the kind of guy who will do a good job. I think that with George W….

Amusement park dangers




Words: 1004 (5 pages)

How many people have to die, or sustain serious injury from amusement park rides before the federal government steps in and regulates the amusement park industry? Rosy Esparza’s family had every right to believe that she would return from the Texas Giant roller coaster without harm or injury. However, Esparza fell to her death on…

Ruthless Cattle Barons and Little Farmers — Part Two

American frontier


Words: 4007 (17 pages)

The previous post omitted a couple of things to do with the Texas cattle industry before the Civil War. The drives then were small compared to the ones that came later; but the Shawnee Trail, or Texas Road, from East Texas through Indian Territory, wasn’t the only cattle route, as I inadvertently made it seem….

Essay – Risque Texas

American frontier



Words: 1717 (7 pages)

During his lifetime, Howard traveled widely thoughout Texas, visiting both large and small towns. The two largest cities in north Texas are Forth Worth and Dallas and Howard spent time in both of them. The cities are located next to each, but possess vastly different personalities and dynamics as Howard details in a letter to August…

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