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History of Texas

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While the recorded history of Texas began in 1519, when Spanish conquistadors discovered the area, numerous Native American tribes had been living in the region for thousands of years. What is now known as the state of Texas has had a long and vibrant history, including being colonized by Spain and France, becoming an independent nation, and joining the United States to become the 28th state in the union.
what is the history of Texas
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AMERICAN INDIANS The first people arrived in Texas about 12,000 years ago.Those ancient Indians hunted the mammoths and mastodons. Some of the Indians lived in caves' walls.By the year A.D. 1500, many Indian groups lived in Texas.The Caddos were a united group of about twenty-five smaller Indian gro…
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Quite a few important events and activities mark the development of Texas as a territory, independent nation, and state. The 1836 Battle of the Alamo is one significant occurrence: it signaled the beginnings of Texas as an independent nation and continues to serve as a symbol of independence and cou…
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Preston Smith (March 8, 1912 - October 18, 2003) was a two-term Democratic governor of Texas from 1969 to 1973. He was involved in the Sharpstown stock scandal which ended his political career, although he tried to make a comeback.
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The year that Texas became an independent country was in 1835. Its independence as a nation lasted for about ten years, or 1845.
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in about 1650 alveriza de pineda found the Texas coast after thim cabeza de veca found it he returned to New Spain and told everyone about the Texas history and how much gold there was. afterwards wars happened wit native Americans to make Texas a spanish province. And also Spain had no intrest in T…
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Santa Anna was important to Texas history because he was a leader of the Mexican army and gave Texas to America in trade for his life.
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Mostly it's a good story, providing a sense of honor to the Texas Revolution. But in the actual chain of events in 1836, its importance was this: by delaying Santa Anna's army in San Antonio, it enabled Sam Houston to gather and prepare a larger army which was able to defeat the Mexicans at San Jaci…
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because he brought settlers to Texas
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Texas and Alabama will meet for the ninth time in the 2009 BCS National Championship Game. Since their first meeting in 1902, the Longhorns lead the series 7-0-1. The last time they met was the 1982 Cotton Bowl with Texas winning 14-12. Texas vs. Alabama Game History 1902: Texas 10, Alabama 0 …
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The victory at San Jacinto.
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The annexation of The Republic of Texas to the United States of America in which it became the 28th state in the United States. Shortly after, this act it led to the Mexican War in 1846.
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Texians wanted to keep Texas as a slave state. First on the background of the war: When Mexico won its independence from Spain in 1821, all the territories it possessed included Mexico, most of Central America (Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica) as well as today's US States …
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The Goliad Campaign refers to a series of battles which occurred in 1836 as part of the Texas Revolution, which ultimately led to the Goliad
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Quanah Parker was the last free Comanche Chief (leader) - and these tribal lands encompassed much of Texas, so his history and events happen almost entirely in Texas.
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the history sites of Texas are deer park Austin and i do not know what city it is but the alomo is there deer park was the birthplace of Texas and Austin is the capital
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Weren't the United States of America stealing Texas from Mexico? Sorry, just kidding, the United States wouldn't ever do that. (I am from Holland, Europe) I think that Elisha M. Pease won the gubernatorial election. And in 1853 the Texas Medical Association was formed. Of course this was mention…
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Never mind which is easiest. Take the course that is the most fun, and the most useful in life: the History of Texas. Psychology is for people who don't understand people. Sociology is for people who don't understand society. History is for people who do understand. Whatever class you choose, it dep…
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Spanish explorer Alvarez de piñeda maps Texas coastline
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Texas holds a 2-0-1 edge over Florida, last winning 26-0 in 1940.
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Yes they were. But Longhorns were also famous way back then because they were pretty much the only breed of cattle that predominated in the United States after the Civil War and that were herded and shipped North and East to the more settled areas of America.
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He was important because he fought in many wars and served as many important people and was the 1st president of the Republic of Texas. He was the 1st and 3rd term president
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Capital punishment has been used in Texas since 1819. Since then 1,203 people have been legally executed. All but 6 of these people have been male. Texas is most famous for being the first state to use the electric chair, referred to as "Old Sparky". Today Texas leads the nation in executions. The e…
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The Crimson Tide is 1-7-1 all­ time against the Texas Longhorns.. The Tide and Longhorns last met for the 2009 National Championship played at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California on January 7th, 2010 The regular-season meetings with Texas winning all 1902 10-0 1915 20-0 1922 19-10. Bowl Gam…
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Yes, until the Mexican-American War (1846-1848) when Texas was recognized as part of the United States by Mexico.
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try going here:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_the_Texas_Revolution
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June 5, 1542, they left Soto's burial place on the Mississippi and marched westward, hoping to reach New Spain. The course took them over "150 leagues," through country determined by the Indian names to have belonged to Caddoan peoples. From "Naguatex," probably in northwestern Louisiana, the route …
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If you are talking about the Civil War, yes, Texas left the union and became apart of the Confederacy.
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This was the year that Texas gained their independence from Mexico.
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Briefly, Santa Anna was beaten and the Mexicans exiled him to Cuba. Texas became a country for the next ten years. Although not recognized by Mexico, neither did Mexico conquer Texas, which later decided to become a state in the US. The Battle of San Jacinto was the decisive battle which enabled Tex…
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You can read all about Reveille, the Texas A&M Mascot, here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reveille_(Texas_A%26M)
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Type your answer here... mxico won its independance from spain
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ANSWER: Colorado Division of Wildlife currently considers the Texas horned lizard a species of special concern. From May 1995 to October 1997, Texas horned lizards were captured or collected during the active season from 6 counties in Colorado to document abundance and distribution of the speci…
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Moses Austin was the original person who received permision to take the 'Old 300 hundred'. But he did not bring them, his son, Stephen F. Austin brought the 'Old 300 hundred'.
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hurricanes that badly effected the browns ville area Texas
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The Washington Senators second coming was short lived. They played in Washington from 1961 to 1971 season. They moved to Texas in 1972 an started the 1972 season as the Texas Rangers.
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Texas seceded from the Union making it the seventh state to secede.
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The 1900 Galveston hurricane which is still one of the largest natural disasters in United States History and certainly Texas State History.
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A company that makes windmills. I saw one in AZ yesterday. It was very old.
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The main ones are France, Mexico, and Spain
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Southerners sought to extend slavery, already established inTexas. Northerners feared that annexation of more slaveterritory would tip the uneasy balance in the Senate infavor of slave states-and prompt war with Mexico.
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The Spanish colonized Texas for a number of reasons: 1. They wanted to expand their amount of land for trading and farming. 2. They wanted to convert the culture and religion of the Native Americans living there. 3. They wanted to get the land before the French or any other opposing threats could…
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Mission San Antonio de Valero was established.
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named several rivers
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how did events of 1821 change texas history
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Moses Austin was the father of Stephen F. Austin, who himself is known as the Father of Texas. In 1821 he and his friend managed to convince the Spanish governor of Texas to allow Anglo-Americans to colonize the area, ultimately leading to the secession of Texas from Mexico by English speaking immig…
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June 25-26, 1832 was the time when the Battle of Velasco occurred. It happened because a Mexican commander named Domingo de Ugartechea tried to stop the Texians from transporting cannon to attack Anahuac City, where William B. Travis and other Texian separatists were being held. After the initial b…
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Because he fought the side of the Texans despite his being from a prominent Tejano family and an upstanding Mexican citizen. He survived the Alamo because he was sent but for reinforcements after the first siege.
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the Indians had lived there before the Spanish had ever set foot on the land. later, when Texas was annexed into the united states, more people began to move into Texas. they moved further and further into Texas, taking the Indians lands. they were forced to move further and further into Texas. befo…
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No. The Alamo was in 1836 during the War of Texan Independence. After gaining its independence from Mexico, Texas was a sovereign nation for ten years until opting to become a US state. However, the Mexican War began with a disagreement over where in Texas to draw the new US-Mexican border, and Mexi…
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The friend of Moses Austin who provided needed assistance in San Antonio went by the name of Felipe Enrique Neri, Baron de Bastrop. In reality he wasn't a Baron or any other type of nobility at all, he was a tax collector named Philip Hendrik Nering Bögel who left his family when he was accused o…
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After the many wars that Texas fought to gain their independence from Mexico they had alot of dept. Sam Houston was the first president of the Republic of Texas. He helped Texas get out of some of the dept but not all of it. Since each president could only have 2 years per term Sam Houston could not…
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William B. Travis was a very famous man. He fought in the Alamo and lead the Texans to a defeat. But his spirit lived on. Sam Houston was the man who was Texas's first and third president. He also was the leader of the army that fought in San Jacinto, the battle that won Texas's independence. Sa…
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Because when it gained its independence, it became a state.
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Because if they weren't the there nobody would be there to settle families!!!!
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Mexico won its Independence from Spain, and Mexican Texas was part of a new nation. To encourage settlement Mexico offered organized immigration from the United States. It wasn't until 1822 that Stephen F. Austin brought the Old Three Hundred, to settle along the Brazos River.
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Through the 2009 season, Arkansas has an all time record of 21-56 against Texas.
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there were alot of different tribes in Texas when people started to settle. The Karankawas were just one of the many tribes that settlers pushed off of "Our land". Many people thought it was land that anybody could take. In that time people thought you need a writen sheet showing you own the land to…
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President James K. Polk signed the Texas Admission Act on December 29, 1845.
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It all started with Moses Austin, Moses wanted to take 300 families called the 'Old 300 hundred' to settle in Texas. When he died of pnemonia Stephen Fuller Austin took on his fathers role. Stephen did bring the 'Old 300 hundred to Texas'.
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She is one of the few survivors at the Battle od the Alamo
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On March 2, 1836, Texans signed the Texas Declaration of Independence at Washington-on-the-Brazos,creating the Republic of Texas.
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The Alamo. assasination of president Kennedy occoured in dallas Nov. '63. LBJ was from there. ugh. lots of stuff. the question is too general
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just a quick fact:texas is the only current day state that was once its own country
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In the Battle of the Alamo, the defenders fought to the death in the face of overwhelming odds rather than retreat or even try to escape at the last minute. The story of such bravery brings pride to the heart of Texans. The number of Mexican solders killed compared to the defenders also brings pride…
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I studied a little of Texas history when I went to school in NM as part of US History. Otherwise, we studied NM history. However, it's been several decades ago.
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The Texas rangers were somewhat of a legal system in Texas. Established during Sam Houston's first term, they weren't used much until Lamar became president. They were known to be violent too. They did things such as defend against Mexicans and Indians, as well as track down outlaws, even normal pol…
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spanish explorer Francisco vasquezde de coronado and Alonso Alvarezde pineda
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San Jacinto is the battle which resulted in Texas becoming independent from Mexico. Although Mexico City refused to recognize Texan independence after the battle, it was nevertheless an important turning point in the history of Texas.
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Esteban or Estebanico or Even Mustapha Zemmouri was known as the first non Indian to cross Texas. He was a slave from Azemmour city on Morocco and was part of an expedition to America in 1528 along with his master Andrès Dorantes and two other explorers, Alonso del Castillo and Alvar Nuñez Cabeza …
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He led the Army of Texas to victory at the Battle of San Jacinto.
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Austin became the capital of Texas in 1839. At that time the area was incorporated with the name Waterloo. The name was then changed to Austin.
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· Xavier Blanchard Debray, a Confederate General in the Civil War, is buried in the Texas State Cemetery, Austin Texas
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The History of Texas is written in the blood of the martyrs slain at Goliad and the Alamo.
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The civil war is more US history because the whole country was at war. The northern states wanted slavery to end. The southern states wanted slavery to thrive.
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The only uniform number of a Texas Rangers player that has been retired is Nolan Ryan's #34, which was retired by the team on Sept. 15, 1996.In 1997, all major league teams retired uniform #42 in honor of Jackie Robinson, the first African American to play major league baseball.
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I dont know but here are the best 1.Vince Young 2. Colt Mccoy 3. James Street (from the 60s) 4.Chris Simms. Major Applewhite was definitly the most popular
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becauuse it was when alvarezdepineda became the first eurpen to explore texas
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get a life u stupid losers call me at 214 big terd
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Oh yah. Texas is right on the Galveston fault.
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The answer is that San Antonio De Valero was founded
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No. The letter X was much older than the name Texas.
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From 1992 to 2000 the number of executions in Texas were the most in U.S. history by one, 2001 to 2008 being the next highest period. The former period coincided with the Clinton administration. However, such executions are a State matter, not a Federal one, and therefore the president has no autho…
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He could be considered as one of the founding fathers.
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