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Lesson 15 Part 2: New Spain's Provincias Internas - The Power of Ideas and New Spain's Texas Legacy

With this episode we continue Part 2 of Texas History Lessons: New Spain's Provincias Internas - the Internal Provinces. We continue looking at the power of ideas and how they shape our history and then take another look at t...

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Jan. 16, 2022

Lesson 15 Part 2: New Spain's Provincias Internas - The Power of Ide…

With this episode we continue Part 2 of Texas History Lessons: New Spain's Provincias Internas - the Internal Provinces. We conti…

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Jan. 10, 2022

Lesson 14: New Spain's Northern Borderlands - The Power of Ideas

With this episode we launch Part 2 of Texas History Lessons: New Spain's Northern Borderlands. We begin by looking at the power o…

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Dec. 24, 2021

Goodbye 2021 - Hello 2022 - THL Recommendations Show

We are closing out the year with some Texas sized fun. Movie, book, and music recommendations for your consideration fill the sho…

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Dec. 19, 2021

This Month In Texas History - December Part 2

In this episode we continue our look at several key events in Texas history, including the annexation of Texas, the arrival of th…

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Dec. 14, 2021

This Month In Texas History - December Part 1

In this episode we look at several key events in Texas history, including where Uvalde gets its name, the Goliad Declaration of I…

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Nov. 22, 2021

This Month In Texas History - November

In this episode we investigate some interesting and significant events in Texas that have occurred in the month of November over …

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Nov. 14, 2021

This Month in Texas History - October

This Month In Texas History for October deals with Coronado's first venture onto the Llano Estacado and his description of it in …

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Nov. 10, 2021

The Texas Cattle Drives of 1866 to 1890 Part 7

This episodes ends the series on the Texas cattle drives of 1866 to 1890 and looks at the factors that led to the end of the era …

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Oct. 28, 2021

The Texas Cattle Drives of 1866 to 1890 Part 6

In this episode we take a look at the development of Texas railroads and begin to consider their relationship to the Long Drive e…

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Oct. 10, 2021

The Texas Cattle Drives of 1866 to 1890 Part 5

In this episode we explore the interactions of the cattle drives with the Native American nations, including the Choctaw, Cheroke…

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