Crossroads of History Project

Winds of Change


Overview: The Galveston hurricane of 1900 and its effects on Texas' political, economic, and social development will be discussed in this lesson. With many immigrant families still in the greater Galveston/Houston area, they don’t realize how something like this can impact those that are new to an area or don’t have the financial stability as others.

Subject: Social Science

Level: Middle School

Material Type: Case Study, Homework/Assignment