Everything you need to understand or teach Texas by James A. Michener.
Barlow is summoned to the office of the governor of Texas. He is in Austin to give a series of guest lectures at the University of Texas, which he graduated from. At the governor's office, he is introduced to a group of four people. Ransom Rusk, Lorenzo Quimper, Lorena Cobb, and Professor Efrain Garza. The governor enters and introduces everyone. The governor wants a report in time for the Sesquicntennial or 150-year anniversary of the state. The report is to include recommendations for the teaching of Texas history for schoolchildren, including what they already know and what they should know. The report must emphasize what makes Texas unique from other states and how to instill a love for Texas in the children.
The governor of Texas appoints a Task Force to prepare this report for the Sesquicentennial with Barlow... View more of the Texas Summary
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