KING COTTON

CRISTIAN LEDESMA 5th

FARMING AFTER THE CIVIL WAR

After the civil war ended,thousands of people went to texas for cheaper and more rich land. farmers that moved to west texas found new techniques. They also pruduced more crops. one methode was dry farming.

TEXAS RELY ON COTTON KING

THE MOST IMPORTANT crop in texas was cotton. In most years the vaule of the cotton was larger than the combined vaule of all the other crop put togerther. cotton has rapidly spreaded across texas. cotton was also with the railroads. the railroads helped by trasport cotton to other buyers. some farmers did not know how to use the land the corrert way