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BC: Texas, Our Texas! all hail the mighty State! Texas, Our Texas! so wonderful so great! Boldest and grandest, withstanding ev'ry test O Empire wide and glorious, you stand supremely blest. (chorus) Texas, O Texas! your freeborn single star, Sends out its radiance to nations near and far, Emblem of Freedom! it set our hearts aglow, With thoughts of San Jacinto and glorious Alamo. (chorus) Texas, dear Texas! from tyrant grip now free, Shines forth in splendor, your star of destiny! Mother of heroes, we come your children true, Proclaiming our allegiance, our faith, our love for you. Chorus God bless you Texas! And keep you brave and strong, That you may grow in power and worth, throughout the ages long. God bless you Texas! And keep you brave and strong, That you may grow in power and worth, throughout the ages long.

FC: A-Z Information of Texas

1: Irene Abud, Katie Hamill, and Maggie Cunningham\ Kee period 6 | Texas

2: Table of Contents | The Alamo..............................................1 Brownsville...........................................2 Central Texas College.....................3 Dallas........................................................4 Enchanted Rock................................5 Frank Phillips College.................6 Guadalupe Peak.................................7 Historic Town Square.....................8 Irion, Texas............................................9 Jacksonville College......................10 Kingwood College.............................11 Lyndon B. Johnson Park..............12 Mount Bonnell.....................................13 Nueces River........................................14

3: Odessa......................................................15 Palo Duro...............................................16 Quitman Lake.....................................17 Rio Grande............................................18 Sierra Diablo......................................19 Trinity River.....................................20 Union Depot Museum.....................21 Volente Beach...................................22 Waco.........................................................23 X.I.T. Historical Museum...........24 Yucca Theater..................................25 Zilker Park........................................26

4: Alamo | The Alamo is located in San Antonio,Texas, and it is one of the most well known monuments in the state of Texas. It is a good place for people to visit as tourists. The Alamo was built by the Spanish Empire in 1744. It was mainly used to teach Native Americans about Catholicism and Christianity. The Alamo used to be called mission San Antonio de Valero and was among several missions that the Spanish Government formed in East Texas. | Historical importance

5: The population of Brownsville was 98,962 back in the 1990s. The amount of land area in Brownsville is 72.268 sq. kilometers, and the amount of surface water is 2.291 sq kilometers.Brownsville elevation is 45 feet above sea level. The city bird is the The Red-Crowned Parrot. | Brownsville | City

6: Central Texas College | University | Central Texas College is located in Marble Falls, Texas. Central Texas is a Comutitive College. It is a two level school. It is also a Public school. Central Texas College is a medium size college. It was founded in 1967.

7: City | Dallas | Dallas is the 9th largest city in the US and the third largest in Texas with a population of 1,299,543. The Dallas-Fort Worth Arlington MSA consists of 12 counties: Collin, Dallas, Delta, Denton, Ellis, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant and Wise. It is 450-750 feet of elevation. It has 26.88 million domestic visitors a year. And it's a great place to visit if you go to Texas.

8: Enchanted Rock | landform | Enchanted Rock is located in Fredericksburg, Texas. Enchanted Rock State Natural Area consists of 1643.5 acres on Big Sandy Creek, It was acquired by warranty deed in 1978 by the Nature Conservancy of Texas, Inc., from the Moss family. The state acquired it in 1984, added facilities, and reopened the park in March 1984, but humans have visited here for over 11,000 years. Enchanted Rock was designated a National Natural Landmark in 1970 and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984. The Rock is a huge, pink granite exfoliation dome, that rises 425 feet above ground, 1825 feet above sea level, and covers 640 acres.

9: Frank Phillips College | University | Frank Phillips College is located in Borger, TX. The type of Institution College public, 2-year school .The Federal Aid is That eigible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans). Degrees Offered are Associate's ,and the certifications offered are Less-than-2-years, Less-than-1-year The classification is Associate's Colleges - These institutions offer associate's degree and certificate programs but, with few exceptions, award no baccalaureate degrees. The enrollment is: Undergraduate Enrollment 1,398 Total Enrollment 1,398 Application Fee: ( No Data )

10: Guadalupe Peak | landform | Guadalupe Peak is located in Guadalupe Mountains, Culberson County, Texas. The Guadalupe peak is the highest peak in Texas with an elevation of 749 feet (2,667 meters, and a prominence of 3,028 feet (923 meters). And the coordinates are 315329.26 N 1045138.56 W. First ascent by unknown Native Americans. Earliest human evidence here is from 12,000 years ago so Paleo hunters undoubtedly climbed to the summit.

11: Historic Town Square is located in Colleyville, Texas. The first buildings erected on the town square, including the courthouse and county jail, were constructed of locally milled "rawhide" lumber. These were replaced in the 1880s and 1890s by structures built of locally quarried limestone that stand today. Few changes were made to the buildings of this agricultural county's town square in the ensuing years. Major restoration began in the early 1970s, and in 1972, the entire square site was the first in Texas to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places. | Historic Town Square | Historic Town Square | Historical

12: Irion, Texas | City | Irion is a city in texas. Irion, Texas is a city created in 1889 by Tom Green. There is on bank branch in Irion County. Irion has a population of about 2,000 people. Irion has a central time zone. Irion has an area of 1,o52 sq. miles.

13: Jacksonville College | Jacksonville College is a university in Jacksonville, Texas. Jacksonville College is a christian university taught by professors. Jacksonville College is a nursing school. This college offers a master degree. Jacksonville College also offers sports and other activities. | University

14: Kingwood College | University | Kingwood College is a University in Kingwood, Texas. Kingwood College is a Lone star community college. Kingwood University was founded in 1972. Kingwood College has many degree programs such as accounting, art, drama, engineering and much more. Kingwood College is a population of about 2,000 students.

15: Lyndon B. Johnson Park | Historical Importance | Lyndon B. Johnson Park is in Johnson City, Texas. Lyndon B. Johnson Park contains 7,179 acres. This park opened in 1970. Lyndon B. Johnson Park has been open for about 41 years. Lyndon B. Johnson Park was named after the thirty sixth president Lyndon B. Johnson.

16: Mount Bonnell | Lanform | Mount Bonnell is mountain is Austin, Texas. Mount Bonnell is a dog friendly hiking mountain in Austin, Texas. Mount Bonnell is located next to th 360 bridge on Lake Austin. Mount Bonnell is a tourist attraction with a trail with beautiful veiws. The length of the trail is .31 miles. The elevation gain of the trail is 190 feet.

17: Nueces River | Water | The Nueces River runs through Corpus Christi. The Nueces River is 315 miles long. The Nueces River is the southern most major river. The Nueces River drains an area of 16,800 square miles. Nueces is spanish for the word nut.

18: Odessa | City | Odessa is a city in west Texas. Odessa's population is about 90,943 people. Odessa was first settled in about 1881. Odessa was once the home of George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush. Odessa's population is about 90,943.

19: Palo Duro Canyon | The Palo Duro Canyon is is south of Amarillo. The Palo Duro Canyon is known as Texas's Grand Canyon. The Palo Duro Canyon is more than 12,000 acres. The Palo Duro Canyon has been around more than 12,000 years ago. The Palo Duro Canyon officially opened on July 4, 1934. | recreational Veolente Beach | Landform

20: Quitman Lake | water | Quitman Lake is located in San Angelo. Quitman Lake is a man made lake. The surface area of Quitman Lake is 814 acres. Quitman Lake's depth is about 25 ft. deep. Quitman Lake was impounded in 1962.

21: Rio Grande | The Rio Grande river creates the border between Texas and Mexico. Some cities along the Rio Grand are El Paso, Ft. Quitman, and Eagle Pass. The Rio Grand is important because more than 20,000 acres of farmland are irrigated along the Rio Grande. It flows 1,750 miles from its sources in southern Rocky Mountains of southwestern Colorado to the Gulf of Mexico. | water

22: land form Sierra Diablo Mountains | The Sierra Diablo Mountains are located in Hudspeth County. They are 950 years old. Its elevation reaches 6,610 feet above sea level. Canyons cutting into the Sierra Diablo Mountains are surfaced by shallow, stony soils that support Oak, Juniper, Mesquite, Pi-on, and grasses. The Sierra Diablo Mountains are important to history because one of the last Indian battles in the state.

23: water Trinity River | The Trinity River flows from its mouth in Chambers county,Texas, to Fort Worth, Dallas, and McKenny Texas. the Trinity River flows for 710 miles. Its water is home to many fish and supplies water for birds and other animals that pass by. People that live near are still trying to find ways to maintain this river to keep it from flooding, but to no avail.

24: Union Depot Museum is located in Elgin, Texas. It was built in 1903 as a train depot and is currently a museum. The museum is open six days a week. Its hours are 2pm to 5pm. Throughout the year, the museum hangs photos and recent news in sports, memories of the town and many more artifacts and important things of Elgin. Souvenirs are available for purchase but tours are free. | recreational Union Depot Museum

25: v | Recreational | Volente Beach | Volente Beach is located in Austin, Texas. When you go to Volente Beach you can swim, go down slides, ride on tubes and much more. Volente Beach also offers lunch. You can also test your friends' volleyball skills on the 3 courts there. You can swim in either the kid or adult only pools with all of your friends and much more at Volente Beach.

26: Waco is located in Texas between Austin and Dallas. In 1849 Waco was founded and became a city in Texas. Today over 120,000 people live in Waco. Waco is one of the cities along the Brazos River. | city Waco

27: Historical importance XIT Historical Museum | The XIT Historical Museum is located in Dalhart, Texas. The XIT Museum is open from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Tuesday through Saturday and is closed on major holidays. Admission is free. In the summer, XIT Historical Museum offers programs for kids like creating bird feeders and learning while having fun.

28: recreation Yucca Theater | Yucca Theater is located in Midland, Texas. T. S. Hogan announced the construction of the Yucca Theater in 1927. The theater opened for business in 1929. The theater's interior design is Egyptian which is interesting and was popular at the time. The interior was designed by H. B. Layman of New York.

29: recreational Zilker Park | Zilker Park is located in Austin, Texas. At Zilker, you can swim, play, teach your dog tricks and much more. Want to take a run? You can run around one of the paths. Does a tour sound good? If it does, do it the fun way; a train goes around the park and a tour guide points things out. Zilker Park has many play grounds and areas to run around in.

30: Key -landform -Cities -Recreational -Water -Universities ___- Historical Importance

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34: CITATIONS | I - http:publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/TXIrion.htm J- http:www.jacksonvillecollege.edu K- http:kingwoodconnection.comkarticlesabout-kingwoodcollege2005071539 L- http:www.tpwd.state.tx.us.spdest.findadest.parrks.lyndon-b-johnson M- http:www.austinexplorer.comlocations.showlocation.aspx? locationID1791 N- http:en.wikipedia.org.wiki.nuecses-river http:southwestpaddler.com.docs.nueces.html | The Alamo "Ten Facts About the Alamo : Surfnetkids Almanac." Surfing the Net with Kids: Educational Site Reviews and Kids Games. Web. 09 Sept. 2011. . Brownsville http://www.usacitiesonline.com/txcountybrownsville.htm Central Texas College http://www.collegeview.com/schools/central-texas-college/figures Dallas http://www.visitdallas.com/visitors/online_toolkit/dallas_stats/ Enchanted Rock http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/enchanted_rock/ Frank Phillips College http://www.50states.com/college-details/frank-phillips-college-224891.htm Guadalupe peak http://climbing.about.com/od/mountainclimbing/a/GuadalupePeak.htm Historic Town Square http://www.traveltex.com/things-to-do/attractions/historic-town-square

35: R- http://www.east-buc.k12.ia.us/00_01/bw/dl/dl.htm S- http://www.davis-mountains.com/pages/guadelupe%20mountains/sierradeoblo.htm T- http://trinityrivertexas.org/ U- http://www.mendotamuseums.org/UDRR.htm V-http://www.shoreclubtx.com/water-park.php W- http://www.waco-texas.com/ X- www.xitmuseum.com Y- http://www.allacrosstexas.com/attractions/yucca-theatre.htm www.texasescapes.com/westtexastowns/midlandtxas7yuccatheater.htm Z- http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/zilker/ | \O- http:www.citytowninfo.com.places.texas.odessa P- http:www.johncornyn.com.files.PaloDuroCanyonFacts.pdf Q- http.www.tupwd.state.tx.us.fishboat.fish.recreational.lakes. quitman

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