Settlement of the Texas Plains
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The settlement of the Texas Plains required a new way of life and new tools. Windmills, barbed wire, and the blue steel plow had to be invented, and railroads lines had to tie the frontier to eastern cities.

Finally,a new method of farming had to be developed for the dry climate. Only then could the Plains be conquered.


  • Introduction
  • Open Range
  • A New Capitol
  • The XIT and the Windmill
  • Barbed wire
  • The Blue Steel Plow
  • Dry Land Farming
  • Coming of the Railroads

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Length :34 min

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