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By Kay McCasland Threadgill, Larenda Lyles Roberts

Dallas. imagine the notice, and consider the strong vastness, the unending legends, wrapped in a spirit of innovation that formed the yank frontier. This spirit flourishes this present day in a single of the world's favourite towns.    From the lone rancher watching throughout flat terrain to the entrepreneur searching of a tower of darkish glass and glistening metal, Dallas has come to symbolize America's maverick urban. Dallas is larger, brasher, and glitzier than different towns and happy with it. you do not have to be well-bred or well-educated to make it in Dallas, yet you do need to be courageous. If it is new and varied, Dallas will attempt it.    In an insignificant 5 generations, Dallas sprang from a small staff of primitive cabins on a muddy riverbank to a massive, sprawling urban of skyscrapers and sleek workplaces that upward push out of the prairie like a high-tech mirage, seen for miles. It has usually been stated that the folk who settled this quarter often called "Dallas" pulled themselves up by means of their very own bootstraps.    definitely, it used to be no twist of fate that the 2 significant railroads crossed right here within the 1800s and that Dallas, with none oil fields of its personal, controlled to turn into the monetary middle of the Southwest, producing money for oil exploration and improvement of the substantial petroleum undefined. Likewise, it was once now not unintentionally that Dallas turned a big aviation hub with the second one busiest airport on the earth, the Dallas/Fort worthy foreign Airport, offering tourists with three-hour connections to any urban within the continental U.S.   With desires of greatness, the boys and ladies of Dallas visualized the longer term. They struggled, fought, and labored, risking their lives and fortunes. usually of their battles, they misplaced and failed, yet even in defeat, they by no means gave up their imaginative and prescient of a good urban during this uncooked, untamed land often called Dallas, Texas.

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C pp. 219220 4. B pp. 136, 155 5. E p. 229 6. C pp. 3234 7. C p. 35 8. D p. 90 9. C p. 61 10. C p. 165 11. D p. 109 12. C p. ) Page 1 Section I Uniquely Dallas 1 The Dallas Attitude and How to Develop It: A Crash Course Part I Attitude Adjustment Newcomers to Dallas often think to themselves that they've never seen such a boastful, cocky, and overdressed group of people as the residents of Dallas. Along with big hair, Dallasites tend to have big heads, the new guys in town notice. And didn't their mothers teach them that polite people aren't supposed to brag?

Clyde returned to the home of his sister in Dallas, bought a new outfit, and went to see the elated Bonnie. He took a job in Massachusetts but worked for only two weeks before returning to Dallas. Within the month, Clyde, accompanied by Bonnie, stole a car to use in a robbery attempt. They were pursued by the police and were forced to abandon the car and flee on foot when the car became stuck in mud. Clyde was able to escape, but Bonnie was captured and jailed in Kaufman, Texas. A sympathetic jury released Bonnie on June 17, 1932, and within weeks, Bonnie had joined her thieving lover and his companion, Raymond Hamilton, in Wichita Falls.

Marijuana, which was called the "loco weed," was easily cultivated in Texas backyards and sold by the ''reefer man" on the streets. " The Cotton Club, which was closed by 1940, was a popular cabaret club that featured swing music. Muscular attendants searched guests for weapons, and white people could visit only by appointment. One writer, in describing some of the people walking Deep Ellum's streets in the 1930s, wrote: Con men"pigeon droppers"the reefer man, the card sharp, the too-lucky crap shooter, and the dusky lilies of the field, faces powdered to a cadaverous blue dinginess, tight-fitting gowns supplemented by five-and-dime costume jewelry, hair groomed by the hot-iron straightening process, rub shoulders in the evenings with those innocently bent on spending their wages for a touch of night life.

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