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Texas
Texas (/ˈtɛksəs/, local /ˈtɛksᵻz/; Spanish: Texas or Tejas [ˈtexas]) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population. Geographically
May 27th 2017



Texas Legislature
The-LegislatureThe Legislature of the state of Texas is the state legislature of Texas. The legislature is a bicameral body composed of a 31-member Senate and a 150-member
Apr 2nd 2017



History of Texas
The recorded History of Texas begins with the arrival of the first Spanish conquistadors in the region now known as Texas in 1519, who found the region
May 19th 2017



Texas City, Texas
Texas-CityTexas City is a city in Galveston County in the US state of Texas. Located on the southwest shoreline of Galveston Bay, Texas-CityTexas City is a busy deepwater
May 21st 2017



Republic of Texas
The Republic of Texas (Spanish: Republica de Tejas) was an independent sovereign country in North America that existed from March 2, 1836, to February
May 22nd 2017



Texas Revolution
Texas-Revolution">The Texas Revolution (October 2, 1835 – April 21, 1836) began when colonists (primarily from the United States) in the Mexican province of Texas rebelled
May 19th 2017



Texas annexation
Texas The Texas annexation was the 1845 incorporation of the Republic of Texas into the United States of America, which was admitted to the Union as the 28th
May 27th 2017



Denton, Texas
Denton County, Texas. As of the 2010 United States Census, its population was 113,383, making it the 27th most populous city in Texas and the 12th-largest
May 21st 2017



Flag of Texas
The flag of the state of Texas is defined by law as follows: The state flag is a rectangle that: (1) has a width to length ratio of two to three; and
May 20th 2017



Texas A&M University
Texas-ATexas-A Texas A&M-UniversityM University (Texas-ATexas-A Texas A&M, TAMU /ˈtamuː/, or A&M) is a coeducational public research university in College Station, Texas, United States. It is
May 26th 2017



Texas Tech University
Texas-Tech-UniversityTexas-Tech Texas Tech University, often referred to as Texas-Tech Texas Tech, Tech, or TTU, is a public research university in Lubbock, Texas. Established on February 10, 1923 (1923-02-10)
May 20th 2017



List of Governors of Texas
Governor of Texas is the chief executive of the U.S. State of Texas, the presiding officer over the executive branch of the Government of Texas, and the
May 24th 2017



Handbook of Texas
The Handbook of Texas is a comprehensive encyclopedia of Texas geography, history, and historical persons published by the Texas State Historical Association
May 17th 2016



Texas Senate
Senate The Texas Senate is the upper house of the Texas State Legislature. There are 31 members of the Senate, representing single-member districts across the
May 19th 2017



West Texas
Not to be confused with West, Texas. West Texas is a loosely defined part of the U.S. state of Texas, generally encompassing the arid and semiarid lands
Apr 7th 2017



Barbecue in Texas
Texas barbecue traditions can be divided into four general styles: East Texas, Central Texas, South Texas, and West Texas. The Central and East Texas
Apr 9th 2017



Texas Lottery
Texas-Lottery">The Texas Lottery is the government-operated lottery available throughout Texas. It is operated by the Texas Lottery Commission, headquartered in downtown
Apr 8th 2017



List of Texas state symbols
have borne the name Texas: CS Texas US Texas (1892) US Texas (BB-35) US Texas (DLGN/CGN-39) US Texas (SNSN-775) Outline of Texas List of U.S. state
May 3rd 2017



Texas Longhorns
The-Texas-LonghornsThe Texas Longhorns are the athletic teams that represent The-UniversityThe University of Texas at Austin. The teams are sometimes referred to as the 'Horns and take
May 23rd 2017



East Texas
Texas East Texas is a distinct cultural, geographic and ecological area in the U.S. state of Texas. According to the Handbook of Texas, the Texas East Texas area
May 24th 2017



North Texas
North Texas (also commonly called North Central Texas, Northeastern Texas, and Nortex) is a term used primarily by residents of Dallas, Fort Worth, and
May 15th 2017



Outline of Texas
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May 7th 2017



University of Texas at Austin
University The University of Texas at Austin, informally UT Austin, UT, University of Texas, or Texas in sports contexts, is a public research university and the
May 22nd 2017



Texas Ranger Division
Texas-Ranger-Division">The Texas Ranger Division, commonly called the Texas-RangersTexas Rangers, is a law enforcement agency with statewide jurisdiction in Texas, based in the capital city
May 27th 2017



Texas Instruments
Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) is an American technology company that designs and manufactures semiconductors, which it sells to electronics designers and
May 23rd 2017



Austin, Texas
Austin (i/ˈɒstᵻn, ˈɔː-/) is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County, although portions extend into Hays and Williamson counties
May 27th 2017



Texas in the American Civil War
The U.S. state of Texas declared its secession from the United States of America on February 1, 1861, and joined the Confederate States on March 2, 1861
May 25th 2017



Texas and Pacific Railway
The-TexasThe Texas and Pacific-Railway-CompanyPacific Railway Company (known as the T&P) was created by federal charter in 1871 with the purpose of building a southern transcontinental
Apr 30th 2017



Education in Texas
Texas has over 1,000 public school districts—all but one of the school districts in Texas are independent, separate from any form of municipal government
May 18th 2017



Texas Monthly
Texas-MonthlyTexas Monthly is a monthly American magazine headquartered in Downtown Austin, Texas. Texas-MonthlyTexas Monthly was founded in 1973 by Michael R. Levy and has been
May 9th 2017



Texas Longhorns football
Texas-Longhorns">The Texas Longhorns football program is the intercollegiate team representing the University of Texas at Austin (variously Texas or UT) in the sport of
Apr 25th 2017



Odessa, Texas
Odessa /ˌoʊˈdɛsə/ is a city in and the county seat of Ector County, Texas, United States. It is located primarily in Ector County, although a small portion
May 21st 2017



Economy of Texas
The economy of Texas is one of the largest economies in the United States. As of 2015, Texas is home to six of the top 50 companies on the Fortune 500
May 22nd 2017



University of Texas System
University">The University of Texas-SystemTexas System (UT-SystemUT System) encompasses 14 educational institutions in the U.S. state of Texas, of which eight are academic universities
May 9th 2017



Constitution of Texas
Constitution of the StateState of Texas is the document that describes the structure and function of the government of the U.S. state of Texas. The current document
Feb 10th 2017



Texas Attorney General
The-Texas-Attorney-GeneralThe Texas Attorney General is the chief legal and law enforcement officer of the State of Texas. The department has offices at the William P. Clements
May 17th 2017



Texas Longhorn
The Texas Longhorn is a breed of cattle known for its characteristic horns, which can extend to over 1.8 m (5.9 ft) tip to tip for bulls, and 2.1 m (6
May 16th 2017



Texas Historical Commission
Texas-Historical-Commission">The Texas Historical Commission is an agency dedicated to historic preservation within the state of Texas. It administers the National Register of Historic
Mar 6th 2017



Texas A&M–Texas Tech football rivalry
The Texas A&MTexas Tech football rivalry was an American college football rivalry between the Texas A&M Aggies football team of Texas A&M University and
Feb 28th 2017



Texas A&M University–Central Texas
Texas-ATexas A&M UniversityTexas Central Texas (TAMU-CT) is a public university in Killeen, Texas. It is one of the newest members of The Texas-ATexas A&M University System
Mar 6th 2017



Geography of Texas
into Texas North Texas, Texas East Texas, Texas Central Texas, Texas South Texas, Texas West Texas (and sometimes the Panhandle), but according to the Texas-AlmanacTexas Almanac, Texas has four major
May 16th 2017



List of counties in Texas
The state of Texas is divided into 254 counties, more than any other U.S. state. Texas was originally divided into municipalities, a unit of local government
May 19th 2017



Mexico–Republic of Texas relations
Republic of TexasMexico relations refers to the historical foreign relations between the Republic of Texas and Mexico. Relations were unofficially initiated
Oct 3rd 2016



Governor of Texas
The-GovernorThe Governor of Texas is the head of the executive branch of Texas's government and the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces. The governor
May 15th 2017



Texas State Capitol
The Texas State Capitol, completed in 1888 in Downtown Austin, contains the offices and chambers of the Texas Legislature and the Office of the Governor
Apr 8th 2017



Government of Texas
The government of Texas operates under the Constitution of Texas and consists of a unitary democratic state government that uses the Dillon Rule, as well
May 16th 2017



Languages of Texas
The official language of Texas is English American English. Around two-thirds of Texas residents speak solely English at home, while another 29.1% speak Spanish
May 2nd 2017



Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Texas-Parks">The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD) is a Texas state agency that oversees and protects wildlife and their habitats. In addition, the agency is
Jan 13th 2017



South Texas
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Apr 14th 2017



The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is a 1974 American horror film directed and produced by Tobe Hooper, who cowrote it with Kim Henkel. It stars Marilyn Burns
May 15th 2017





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