The longhorns came more valuable in the 1850’s because the confederate army needed to feed the troops.however,the texans found it difficult to move their cattle to the front.by 1863 the union army had blocked trade from confederate states including texas. As a result,the number of cattle in texas grew rapidly.
The spindletop struck on january 10,1901 it was located in the southern portion of Beaumont Texas in the United States. The Spindletop gusher blew for 9 days at a rate estimated at 100,000 barrels of oil per day.
Since the people didn't have jobs they joined the labor unions.that supported the interest of workers.and then labor actions thrented the production and transportation of goods.