The Austin Ledger November 5, 1924 Editors Elena HossainTamya Isenberg Cindy LivelyDonna Slathar Rhonda Vasquez
What’s Inside….. Local News………………………..Page 1 World News……………………….Page 2 National News……………………Page 4 Sports………………………………..Page 6 Human Interest………………….Page 8 Letter to the Editor……………..Page 9 Editorial…………………………….Page 10
Miriam Ferguson Wins the Gubernatorial Race in Texas First Texas woman governor Defeated Republican George C. Butte Wife of James Ferguson Won primary by over 100,000 votes Campaign: Lower taxes Cut state expenditures Anti-mask against the KKK Attended Salado College and Baylor Female College Write a brief essay on the town in which Miriam Ferguson was born. Get your information from the web page above.
Coolidge Slides into the Presidency Coolidge lost only one election, a school board race He always appeared to be far from contention in the election Campaigned door to door for his first position Elected governor of Massachusetts Despite opposition, he won the presidency by a landslide Based on the article, why was Coolidge elected to the presidency? Calvin Coolidge The new President of the United States
Nellie T. Ross: U.S. First Woman Governor First woman governor of a state in the United States Defeated Republican Eugene J. Sullivan Wife of William Bradford Ross, former governor of Wyoming Two advantages: Vote of sympathy Wyoming’s reputation for women’s right What is the name and responsibilities of the governor of your state? Nellie Tayloe Ross
Sports Shorts Texas Memorial Stadium named in honor of W.W. I Veterans Inaugural game scheduled for November 8 Dedication ceremony scheduled for November 27 Gertrude Ederle getting ready for her attempt to swim the English Channel Sol Butler signed with the Akron NFL team as its first black player Stanford will play Notre Dame in the 1925 Rose Bowl Why is a football stadium important to a university? How did Sol Butler create opportunities for Blacks in sports?
The Women of Texas Speak Out About the New Governor Miriam Ferguson becomes Texas’ first woman governor The Texas Woman Suffrage Association supports new governor The Texas Association Opposed to Women Suffrage does not support the new governor How would a woman governor effect each group?
Letter to the Editor “Ma” Ferguson, a good choice Sympathetic to the needs of other women Wears bonnet to remind us of her farm heritage Supporter of equality for Blacks Women of lineage What would your opinion of Miriam Ferguson be today if you were eligible to vote?
Editorial Will Governor Ferguson: Cut appropriations and budget Oppose passing new liquor legislation Take husband’s advice and give Texans two governors for the price of one Stop the influence of Klu Klux Klan on Texas Restore the family name What promises did Ma Ferguson honor during her term? What did Ma Ferguson mean when she told Texans they would gain “two governors for the price of one?” “Two Governors for the Price of One” www.ArtToday.com But…is two always better than one??
TEKS - Math 13. Probability and Statistics The student solves problems by collecting, organizing, displaying, and interpreting sets of data. 14. Underlying Processes and Mathematical Tools The student applies Grade 4 mathematics to solve problems connected to everyday experiences and activities in and outside of school.
TEKS – Language Arts Language Arts 8. Reading/Variety of Texts The student reads widely for different purposes in varied sources. 9. Reading/Vocabulary Development The student acquires an extensive vocabulary through reading and systematic word study. 10. Reading/Comprehension The student comprehends selections using a variety of strategies.
TEKS – Language Arts 11. Reading/Literary Response The student expresses and supports responses to various types of texts. 12. Reading/Text Structures/Literary Concepts The student analyzes the characteristics of various types of texts (genres). 13. Reading/Inquiry/Research The student inquires and conducts research using a variety of sources.
TEKS – Language Arts 23. Viewing/Representing/Interpretation The student understands and interprets visual images, messages, and meanings. 24.Viewing/Representing/Production The student produces visual images, messages, and meanings that communicate with others.
TEKS – Social Studies Social Studies 5. History The student understands important issues, events, and individuals of the 20 th century in Texas. 16.Government The student understands important ideas in historic documents of Texas. 17. Citizenship The student understands important customs, symbols, and celebrations of Texas.
TEKS – Social Studies 18. Citizenship The student understands the importance of voluntary individual participation in the democratic process. 19.Citizenship The student understands the importance of effective leadership in a democratic Society.
TEKS – Social Studies 22.Social Studies Skills The student applies critical-thinking skills to organize and use information acquired from a variety of sources including electronic technology. 23. Social Studies Skills The student communicates in written, oral, and visual forms. 24. Social Studies Skills The student uses problem-solving and decision- making skills, working independently and with others, in a variety of settings.
We’ve Come A Long Way, Baby! Tamya Isenberg Donna Slathar Elena Hossain Rhonda Vasquez Cindy Lively