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  • Texas The Lonestar State Texas The Lonestar State
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  • Texas - the amazing state In 1835 the Alamo war was fought between the Mexicans and the Texans. Mexico won the war. Jim Bowie and Davy Crockett were famous Texans, who fought and died in the war. Texas - the amazing state In 1835 the Alamo war was fought between the Mexicans and the Texans. Mexico won the war. Jim Bowie and Davy Crockett were famous Texans, who fought and died in the war.
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  • So Texas wanted to be its own country. But Mexico owned Texas as its own state and the Spanish owned Mexico. So Mexico sent out a General President called Santa Anna to win the war at the Alamo to show they were invincible. So Texas wanted to be its own country. But Mexico owned Texas as its own state and the Spanish owned Mexico. So Mexico sent out a General President called Santa Anna to win the war at the Alamo to show they were invincible.
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  • Later General Huston gave a speech. Two days after Hustons speech, the Texans defeated the Mexican army in 18 minutes! More than 630 were killed and 700 more were captured. Later General Huston gave a speech. Two days after Hustons speech, the Texans defeated the Mexican army in 18 minutes! More than 630 were killed and 700 more were captured.
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  • Texas has many resources like mine oil and natural gas. Lying under Texas soil is one third of the nation's petroleum. Texas has many people. It has 20,851,820 people there. Texas has many resources like mine oil and natural gas. Lying under Texas soil is one third of the nation's petroleum. Texas has many people. It has 20,851,820 people there.
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  • It's capital is Austin and Texas has an area of 268,601 square miles.
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  • Texas is home to the Guadalupe Mountains in the far west.
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  • Texas also has the Galveston Bay there.
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  • The Autumn Forest is in Big Bend National Park. It covers more than 800,000 acres.
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  • CITATIONS "Texas." CultureGrams States Edition. 2008. ProQuest. 8 Oct 2008 .templatename=state.html&stateid=atb046>. "Texas: Introduction." America the Beautiful. 2008. Grolier Online. 2 Oct. 2008 . "Texas." World Book Kids. 2008. [Place of access.] 8 Oct. 2008.
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  • PICTURES "Texas."http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://cache.virtualtourist.com/2123517-Night_Skyline- Austin.jpg&imgrefurl=http://members.virtualtourist.com/m/9a7c8/d5d2f/&usg=__vfKvSQ7z_puuAwruvvG1 j1s6NVM=&h=420&w=560&sz=28&hl=en&start=19&tbnid=HTkIptB29VgxsM:&tbnh=100&tbnw=133&prev =/images%3Fq%3Daustin%2Btexas%2Bbest%2Bpics.%2Bat%2Bnight%26gbv%3D2%26hl%3Den%26cl ient%3Dfirefox-a%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-US:official%26sa%3DG. Visited April 30, 2009. "Texas". http://www.planetware.com/i/photo/sunset-on-galveston-bay-seabrook-texas-tx445.jpg. Visited April 30, 2009.http://www.planetware.com/i/photo/sunset-on-galveston-bay-seabrook-texas-tx445.jpg "Texas". http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.terragalleria.com/images/np- desert/guma1191.jpeg&imgrefurl=http://www.terragalleria.com/photo/%3Fid%3Dguma1191%26keyword %3Dguadalupe- peak&usg=__nLrGRe2UuVnuZh1M_UA1Mfs3E3k=&h=394&w=576&sz=45&hl=en&start=97&tbnid=cuTof OyDc9gE0M:&tbnh=92&tbnw=134&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dtexas%2Bbest%2Bpics.%2BGuadalupe%2B Mountains%26gbv%3D2%26ndsp%3D20%26hl%3Den%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en- US:official%26sa%3DN%26start%3D80. "Texas". http://tbn0.google.com/images?q=tbn:jSBojFT0FVKlCM:http://www.irishviews.com/autumn- forest.jpg. Visited May 6, 2009. "Texas". http://atb.grolier.com/atb-ol/media/7400/atbp1227.jpg. Visited May 7, 2009.http://atb.grolier.com/atb-ol/media/7400/atbp1227.jpg "Texas". http://atb.grolier.com/atb-ol/media/6400/atbm1079.jpg. Visited May 7, 2009.http://atb.grolier.com/atb-ol/media/6400/atbm1079.jpg