Texas- the Lone Star State
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Texas Online Extras
Texas State Bird: Mockingbird
Top Five Facts
1. ) Texas is the largest state in the continental United States.
2. ) Texas is the only state that was once an independent republic.
3. ) Texas has three cities that are among the ten largest cities in America: Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio.
4. ) More tornadoes occur in the state of Texas than any other state.
5. ) The 1900 Galveston, Texas hurricane was the deadliest hurricane in United States history. Between 6,000 and 12,000 people perished.
Battle of Stones River
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Stephen F. Austin, Founder of Texas
Remember the Alamo!
Selected Texas Video – Big Bend National Park