50 Quick Facts about Texas by Wayne Wheelwright

By Wayne Wheelwright

This publication is a part of a sequence of fifty fast proof approximately all of the united states. This booklet covers the kingdom of Texas. proof in regards to the significant towns, the heritage of the nation, well-known humans associated with Texas and lots of extra matters. This ebook comprises all you'll ever want to know in regards to the Lone megastar nation.

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She would go on to receive two Academy Award nominations for her work playing the character Bridget Jones. In her career she has won an Academy Award, three Golden Globes, a BAFTA Award and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. Zellwegger has appeared in movies including Nurse Betty, Me, Myself and Irene, Chicago, Down With Love and Case 39. Steve Martin is an American actor, comedian, author and playwright. Born in Waco, Texas on August 14th, 1945 Martin would start on his road to stardom as a writer for the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour.

Arlington is home to the University of Texas at Arlington, the Texas Rangers’ Ballpark and the theme park Six Flags Over Texas which is the original Six Flags and Hurricane Harbor. Arlington also has the peculiar honor of being the largest city in the country without a public transit system. Corpus Christi is the county seat of Nueces County and sits on the coast. Corpus Christi has a population of just over 310,000 people which makes it the city with the 8th largest population in Texas. The city is the principal city of the try-county Corpus Christi metropolitan area which has a population of just over 410,000.

The Battle of the Alamo was a major event in the Texas Revolution. Mexican troops attacked the Alamo Mission near San Antonio de Béxar and killed all of the Texian defenders. The cruelty inspired many Texians to join the army leading to the Texians defeating the Mexican Army at the Battle of Jacinto which ended the revolution. The remains of the Alamo in San Antonio has become the most visited tourist attraction in the state of Texas. The Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in Houston is home to NASA’s Christopher C.

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