On October 17, 2014, Humanities Texas held a workshop in Huntsville for Texas history teachers covering Texas history in the 1830s and 1840s.

Faculty lectures addressed the path to rebellion, the struggle for independence, Tejanos in the Texas Revolution, and the Republic of Texas. The workshop featured close interaction with scholars, the examination of primary sources, and the development of effective pedagogical strategies and engaging assignments and activities.

Workshop faculty included Caroline Castillo Crimm (Sam Houston State University), Raúl A. Ramos (University of Houston), and Andrew J. Torget and Richard B. McCaslin of the University of North Texas.

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