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Politics - Texas Style Contents


I. Land Ownership

  1. 1 The Issue for 300 Years (1520-1836)
  2. 6 The Colonial Governors of Texas
  3. 7 Stephen Fuller Austin (1822-1828)
  4. 10 The Provisional Governors of Texas
  5. 10 Henry Smith (1835-1836)
  6. 11 James W. Robinson (1836)

II. Annexation

  1. 13 The Issue During the Republic (1836-1846)
  2. 15 Presidents of the Republic of Texas
  3. 15 David Gouverneur Burnet (1836)
  4. 16 Samuel Houston (1836-1838)
  5. 18 Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar (1838-1841)
  6. 21 Samuel Houston (1841-1844)
  7. 23 Anson Jones (1844-1846)

III. Protection of the Frontier

  1. 27 A Chronic Problem (1846-1874)
  2. 29 The State is Penniless - The Dream of Empire Fades (1846-1851)
  3. 30 James Pinckney Henderson (1846-1847)
  4. 32 George Tyler Wood (1847-1850)
  5. 34 The Western Lands are Sold - The Money is Spent (1851-1857)
  6. 34 Peter Hansborough Bell (1849-1853)
  7. 35 James Wilson Henderson (1853)
  8. 36 Elisha Marshall Pease (1853-1857)
  9. 39 States' Rights - The Prelude to Civil War (1857-1861)
  10. 39 Hardin Richard Runnels (1857-1859)
  11. 40 Samuel Houston (1859-1861)
  12. 43 The Confederacy - A Hopeless Effort (1861-1865)
  13. 44 Edward Clark (1861)
  14. 45 Francis Richard Lubbock (1861-1863)
  15. 46 Pendleton Murrah (1863-1865)
  16. 46 Fletcher Stockdale (1865)
  17. 47 Military Government - The Reconstruction Era (1865-1874)
  18. 48 Andrew Jackson Hamilton (1865-1866)
  19. 49 James Webb Throckmorton (1866-1867)
  20. 51 Elisha Marshall Pease (1867-1869)
  21. 52 Edmund Jackson Davis (1870-1874)

IV. Fear of Government

  1. 55 The Reaction to Reconstruction (1874-1891)
  2. 56 Richard Coke (1874-1876)
  3. 58 Richard Bennett Hubbard (1876-1879)
  4. 59 Oran Milo Roberts (1879-1883)
  5. 60 John Ireland (1883-1887)
  6. 62 Lawrence Sullivan Ross (1887-1891)

V. Fear of Corporations

  1. 65 Economics Re-enter Politics (1891-1899)
  2. 66 James Stephen Hogg (1891-1895)
  3. 68 Charles Alien Culberson (1895-1899)

VI. The Last Confederate Veterans

  1. 71 Quiet After the First Reforms (1899-1907)
  2. 71 Joseph Draper Sayers (1899-1903)
  3. 73 Samuel Willis Tucker Lanham (1903-1907)

VII. Fear of Individuals

  1. 75 Prohibition Becomes the Dominant Issue (1907-1915)
  2. 76 Thomas Mitchell Campbell (1907-1911)
  3. 79 Oscar Branch Colquitt (1911-1915)

VIII. Fergusonism

  1. 83 The Politics of "Vindication" (1915-1935)
  2. 85 James Edward Ferguson (1915-1917)
  3. 90 William Pettus Hobby (1917-1920)
  4. 93 Pat Morris Neff (1921-1925)
  5. 97 Miriam Amanda Ferguson (1925-1927)
  6. 99 Dan Moody (1927-1931)
  7. 102 Ross Shaw Sterling (1931-1933)
  8. 105 Miriam Amanda Ferguson (1933-1935)

IX "Relief"

  1. 109 The Purpose of Government is Changed (1935-1941)
  2. 112 James Burr V. Allred (1935-1939)
  3. 114 Wilbert Lee O'Daniel (1939-1941)

X. World War II

  1. 119 The People Become Aware of Washington (1941-1949)
  2. 119 Coke Robert Stevenson (1941-1947)
  3. 123 Beauford Halbert Jester (1947-1949)

XI. Increased Federal Influence

  1. 127 Spotlights Party Regularity (1949-1969)
  2. 133 Allan Shivers (1949-1957)
  3. 137 Price Marion Daniel (1957-1963)
  4. 139 John Bowden Connally (1963-1969)

XII. The Issues are Hidden

  1. 143 But They Still Remain (1969- )
  2. 144 Preston Ernest Smith (1969-1973)
  3. 146 Dolph Briscoe (1973- )

Maps

  1. 3.1 Colonial Empires
  2. 3.2 Boundaries of 1819
  3. 3.3 Colonization of Texas
  4. 3.4 State of Coahuila and Texas
  5. 28.1 The Republic of Texas
  6. 28.2 The Confederacy
  7. 28.3 Major Land Grants of the State
  8. 28.4 Texas in 1973

Addendum

  1. 151 1. Done Martin De Leon
  2. 151 2. The Statues in the Hall of Fame
  3. 152 3. Settlement of hte Plains
  4. 153 4. "The Big Chief"
  5. 153 5. The Location of the Capitol
  6. 154 6. The Colt's Revolver
  7. 154 7. Congressman Bean
  8. 156 8. Judge Baylor
  9. 157 9. The Maxwell Land Grant
  10. 157 10. Missouri's Capitol in Texas
  11. 158 11. Mazimilian
  12. 159 12. Jay Gould
  13. 160 13. Sam Bass
  14. 161 14. Ownership of the Capitol Site
  15. 163 15. Cynthia Ann Parker
  16. 163 16. Joe Bailey's First Campaign
  17. 164 17. Political Names
  18. 165 18. The Man Played Golf
  19. 166 19. The Tenant System
  20. 167 20. Ferguson's Impeachment Trial
  21. 167 21. Weather and the Land
  22. 168 22. Macadamize the Stream
  23. 169 23. The Neff - Bailey Campaign
  24. 170 24. Fisher Alsup
  25. 171 25. A Complete Education
  26. 171 26. Better Than a Horse
  27. 171 27. "Security" - 1925 Style
  28. 172 28. He Wouldn't Rob Us in Broad Daylight, Would He?
  29. 172 29. Slogans
  30. 172 30. The Ku Klux Klan
  31. 173 31. The Education of a Governor
  32. 174 32. War of the Bridge
  33. 175 33. Allred on the Hustings
  34. 177 34. "Did You Kill Him?"
  35. 177 35. Senate General Investigation Committee
  36. 178 36. The Qualifications of a Congressman
  37. 179 37. Was He Buying Support?
  38. 179 38. "No Sightseeing on this Junket"
  39. 180 39. The Smartest Man
  40. 181 40. Their First Train Trip???
  41. 181 41. Lyndon Baines Johnson - Larger Than Life
  42. 183 42. Some of Senator Connally's Stories
  43. 189 Index

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