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Spindletop Gusher: Drilling Oil in Texas

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It's 1901, and Anthony Lucas needs investors for finding oil at the Spindletop Oilfield--will your students invest after they learn about the first gusher in Texas? In comic book format for fun learning and comes with comic templates for students to fill in their own dialogues and facts.

Includes:
Joseph Sayers, 1901 Governor of Texas
Comparison before and after the oil boom
Blank Check Format
Stock Certificate to Fill In
Newspaper Template
Drilling Bit
Striking Oil
Gusher
Wildcat
Boll Weevil
Roughneck
Population Explosion Chart
Drilling Rig and Labeled Parts
US and World Map with Oil Contributions
Advertisement
Boomtown
Changes to Beaumont
Infrastructure
Timeline of the Spindletop Gusher

Great way to combine history/social studies and science with writing skills and concepts! Fun historical comic book to make and fill in after reviewing basic facts and timelines. Can be used for introductions to 1901, drilling, geology, time period, basic Texas history facts, assessment, and more...
Total Pages
45
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
N/A

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Spindletop Gusher: Drilling Oil in Texas
Spindletop Gusher: Drilling Oil in Texas
Spindletop Gusher: Drilling Oil in Texas
Spindletop Gusher: Drilling Oil in Texas