Presentation on theme: "Spindletop C-Notes How might this map effect the development of Texas?"— Presentation transcript:
How might this map effect the development of Texas?
Learning Target I can explain the significance of the year 1901.
Spindletop Hill In 1901 the largest oil reserve in the world was discovered at Spindletop Hill. This event marked the end of the cattle, cotton, and railroad era and started the Age of Oil era in Texas The discovery of oil at Spindletop led to: 1.the developments of new industries 2.more people rushing to Texas during the early 1900s. Highlight the most important piece of information on this slide.
1-Word Summary Select 1-word to describe the significance of the year 1901. Then support your choice with at least 2 historical pieces of evidence. 1 Word Summary