4.11 Economics. The student understands patterns of work and economic activities in Texas. The student is expected to:
4.11(A) identify how people in different regions of Texas earn their living, past and present;
4.11(B) explain how physical geographic factors such as climate and natural resources have influenced the location of economic activities in Texas;
4.11(C) identify the effects of exploration, immigration, migration, and limited resources on the economic development and growth of Texas; and
4.11(D) explain how developments in transportation and communication have influenced economic activities in Texas.