50 Quick Facts about Texas by Wayne Wheelwright PDF

By Wayne Wheelwright

ISBN-10: 1783332794

ISBN-13: 9781783332793

This e-book is a part of a chain of fifty fast evidence approximately all of the us of a. This booklet covers the kingdom of Texas. evidence in regards to the significant towns, the heritage of the nation, recognized humans associated with Texas and plenty of extra topics. This e-book includes all you'll ever want to know concerning the Lone big name country.

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The Houston Astros are a professional baseball team that now plays in the Western Division of the MLB after spending their first 51 years in the National League. The Astros play their home games at Minute Maid Park. 45s but changed to the Astros three years later after moving to the Astrodome. The Astros have won 1 NL Pennant, 4 NL Central Division titles and 2 NL West Division titles. The Texas Rangers are a professional baseball team that play in the Western Division of the MLB. The Rangers have played their home games at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington in Arlington.

Texas is home to some of the largest cities in the country including Houston and San Antonio. The name Texas comes from the Caddo language which has only around 25 people alive that still speak it. The Caddo word tejas which translates to friends or allies is where the name Texas originates. During the time when the area was under Spanish colonial rule the area was known as the Nuevo Reino de Filipinas: La Provincia de Texas. The state of Texas covers around 7% of the total water and land area of the United States.

This makes it the 70th most populous city in the country. Many major corporations have their headquarters in Plano including Alliance Data, Dell Services, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, Ericsson and Frito-Lay. During the 2000’s Plano won the award of being the best place to live in the Western United States award by CNN Money three times and has also been rated as the wealthiest city in the United States by the same magazine. Situated on the north bank of the Rio Grande in South texas, Laredo is the county seat for Webb County.

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