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A-Z Texas Project

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S: What Makes Texas Weird Alphabet Style

FC: What Makes Texas Weird Alphabet Style | By: Sinai Fatafehi | Period 4 | Coach Kee | September 06,2011

1: Table of Contents | Resources Page 2 and 3 Letters: A page 4 B page 5 C page 6 D page 7 E page 8 F page 9 G page 10 H page11 I page12 J page13 K page 14 L page 15 M page 16 N page17 O page 18 P page 19 Q page20 R page 21 S page 22 T page 23 U page 24 V page 25 W page 26 X page 27 Y page 28 Z page 29

2: My Resources | http://www.ehow.com/info_7831278_landforms-mountains-north-texas.htmlhttp://www.cedarparkwaterpark.com/ http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/landwater/land/habitats/cross_timbers/ecoregions/edwards_plateau.phtml http://texcolca1.tripod.com/body/texas.html http://www.austinlinks.com/rec.html http://houston-travel.thegeoguide.com/browse/Recreation+and+Sports/Parks+and+Recreation//// http://gotexas.about.com/od/landmarksandhistoricsite/Visiting_Historic_Sites_and_Landmarks_in_Texas.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cities_in_Texas http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/fishboat/fish/recreational/lakes/lakelist.phtml http://www.utexas.edu/world/univ/state/#TX http://traveltips.usatoday.com/texas-landforms-waterways-54205.html http://www.ehow.com/info_7831278_landforms-mountains-north-texas.html Palo duro canyon

3: http://www.huttotx.gov/index.aspx?NID=498 http://texcolca1.tripod.com/body/sananton.html http://gotexas.about.com/od/sanantonio/a/SanAntonio.htm http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rnc10 http://gotexas.about.com/od/hillcountry/p/Blanco.htm http://www.king-ranch.com/museum.html http://www.texasbob.com/travel/tbt_guad.html http://www.jarvis.edu/ http://www.ost.edu/http://www.leandertx.org/pdfs/Site%2026%20is%20179%20acres%20or%2072.4%20hectares%20Texas%20X%20Park,%20October%20.pdf http://visitsanantonio.com/visitors/play/explore-the-river-walk/index.aspx http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Antonio_River http://sanantonio.jobing.com/company_profile.asp?i=90526&p=9979&ViewMode=Chttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_North_Texas http://www.whttp://www.recreation.gov/recAreaDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&recAreaId=513&agencyCode=130ju.edu/academics/dpt/ http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hlz02 http://gotexas.about.com/gi/dynamic/offsite.htm?zi=1/XJ&sdn=gotexas&zu=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.moodymansion.org%2F http://www.tshaonline.org/awards-and-fellowships/55 http://www.lsjunction.com/places/indians.htm http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rnn02 http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fpa28

4: Amarillo The spanisgh term for yellow happens to be Amarillo. It is the gate way to Palo Duro Canyan, also know as the 2nd larget canyon in America. The new and the old is combined in this place so if you feel like want to have both old and new come together and you wont get confused. To this very day, Armarillo has excellant accommodations like arts, opera, little theature and more

5: Blanco | The reason for its name is because of Blanco river, (Blanco means white in Spanish.) Blanco is a popular tourists location for Hill Country. Their Country streams have game fis; hunters take white-tailed deer,wild turkey,quail, and dove during seasons. Around the old courthouse is occupined by the historic building and all their treasures like art galleries, fle markets, resturaunts and more. If you are a hunter, angler, or camper then you will be attracked to Blanco's sunny climate.

6: Colorado River | The Colorado river flows about 600 miles across Borden, Scurry, Mitchell, Coke, and runnels counties. Lake Colorado City, Lake J.b. Thomas, Buchanan Lake, Inks Lake, and other more are important reservoirs of the Colorado River. Indians from Pashohono and Caddoan linguistic family refer this river as Kanahatino. It flows across the rolling paraire near San Saba County. Passes though the more rgged HIll Contry and Llano basin also passing a series of canyons.

7: Dallas | In the 1870's, Dallas became a thriving buissness town. The first convenience store started in Dallas. The speeds of their wind is much fatser than chicagos. Dallas has more eatting eatablishments per cpita than New York. The name Dallas was from the name, George Dallas

8: Edwards Platue | The Edwards Platue is an elevated region that was origanially fromed from marine. It dolomites 100 millions of years ago, during the cretaceouse period. The grass land savannah was largly grazed by bison and antelope but there were frequent natrual and also man made fires. When the European settlers kept coming, so did the change in lamnd which was add with fences, cows, sheeps, goats, and the control of fire. Sadly even with the Europeans help of controlling the fire, the fire won in being wild and so when the 1900'2 came so did the the fires will to be free and kill everything around it. When the 1940's,Edward Platue was then dominated by very many poor plants such as browse, forb, and grass plants.

9: Fritz Park | Thanks to the city of Hutto, Fritz park was born and what joy it has brought to everyone. This park is a very beautiful outdorr place where there are basketball courts and a pond and other exciting things with it too. People went thought allot of hard work and mind using effort's to give joy to the people.

10: Guadalupe Peak | Far western of Texas,110 miles east of El Paso and 55 miles southwest of Carlsbad, you will find Guadalupe Peak. This peak of a mountain is made of ancient limestone which was deposited as part of the Capitan Reef. Guadalupe Peak is the highest point in Texas for being 8749 feet tall. To hike this beast it would take six to eight hours but if your willing to take the risk or challenge then have fun.

11: High Plains | From Panhandle to South Plains is the 41 county area of the High Plains region. As the HIgh plains grows so does the changes with the state. It never misses a beat when it comes to money businesses. Its education is essential for it economic growth.Stronger educational foundations lead to well educated workers which leads to more competing the global economy.

12: Indians of Texas | At least 7 total tribes that have been in Texas and to this very day could still be alive and existing but in now in 21st century. They were very different from Texas itself. Each tribe had a different view of Texas and their laws. They excited since a European exploration found them out and was recorded in history. The 7 tribes are Caddo, Karankawas, Coahuiltecan, and finally Lipan/Lipan-Apache. Refuges from Missouri now Indians of Texas.

13: Jarvis Christin College | Right now Jarvis is under construction but there is only nothing to see but thousands of things to imagine for the future of this college. They have wonderful teachers and the students that go there are really strong about making the school a different place and a better place to learn. They Pitch in with the handy work of the new construction of the school which makes the future become closer and closer to the present.

14: King Ranch | King Ranch is so big that just by itself it is bigger than Rode Island. IT has so many fascinating things that you can do like hiking going on tours and learning what happened back in the old times. You can learn about who the jeweler was and his legacy. But mostly who Richard is and what he business led him to and what it is today.

15: Liz Carpenter | Ellen Clarke Temple wanted to encourage publication of scholarly research of Texas women. This award was established in 1992. The fifth-generation Texan women was Liz Carpenter. She won this award for a lifetime of achievements and her commitment to the pursuit of Texas women. She is an author that here her book that she had written about in a calender year was the winning book. She won a certificate and cant forget the $1,000.00!!

16: Moody Mansion | Moody Mansion is a 28,00 square-foot and four story strutter that was completed in 1895. The family that lived in this house was a very powerful and rich family. The house had 20 bedrooms and many more! The tour only shows you 20 though. The family that was able to afford this house were known as the Moodys.W.L Moody bought the house from a person who went through some hurricane issues that was in 1900. The house remained their home until 1986.

17: Navasota River | The river that flows 125 miles and is crossing limestone county is the river called Navasota River! It tributaries are little Cedar, sand, Bowman, Panther and finally Holland creeks. Rises northeast of Mount Calm and flows southeast. It helped form Lake Mexia, Joe echols Lake, Lake limestone and many others. It has helped the people living around places with no water so this river is a big help.

18: Oblate School of Theology | This school is still solidly rooted to its original mission. That mission is to help the poor. They are concern about creating a new church life. They mostly worry about who is falling though cracks in their society. Also concern about giving witness to simplicity of life. Their school library is 17,000 square foot and its three stories. This is no regular school but a religious and up rising school to learn about theology.

19: Palo Duro Canyon | The Grand Canyon of Texas happens to be Plao Duro Canyon.It is 120-miles-long and lies mostly within Palo Duro Canyon State Park. Palo Duro Canyonwas created over a millennium as a small branch of some type of Red River eroded the underlying rock. The riverbed is more than 800 feet below the surrounding plain in other places and the canyon can reach 20 miles across.

20: Quanah Parker | Last chief for the Quahada Comanche Indians and son of Peta Nocona and Cynthia Ann Parker. He was born Around 1845, his birthplace has become a debate for where he was born but he says that he was born in what we call Oklahoma but for him it is referred as Elk Creek south of the Wichita Mountains. A war between land ccame to him and his people but when the amercans and him worked together, peace came. He died on August 9, 1957 and was buried with military honors in a section known as Chief's Knoll.

21: Ray Robert Lake | This lake is 29,350-acres! Just a couple of minute from Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. A place to get in touch with nature and away from the city. You can go and enjoy boating, fishing, camping, hiking, and horseback riding, hunting and other exciting things that nature offers us.

22: San Antonio River | The San Antonio River is A beautiful river that stretches 240 miles long! You can even take a wonderful walk that is about 21 blocks long or maybe more but just that walk by its self is pretty far but the total of it is amazing! This river crosses the five counties which happen to Bexar, Goliad, Karnes, Refugio, and Wilson It is home to at least 73 types of fish. They are the log perch, stonerollers, and sun fish is some of them. They are very picky about their types of water because of their health issue so they need this river to survie. San Antonios major tributaries are Salado Creek, Leaon Creek, Medio Creek, Midina River, San Pedro Creek, Cibolo Creek, and finally Marcellinas Creek. AThe place to be when the lights are out because then the party begins.

23: Texas State Cemetery | Texas State Cemetery is the resting place of Governors, Senators, Congressmen, Legislators, also Judges and other historical and memorial Texans who've made this State a proud place to be and no one will forget what they did and how they changed the future for us or maybe the present but still they have changed what we live in today, a place to be. Albert Sidney Johnston, Governor Allan Shivers, Governor John Connally and many more are some of the noble Texans that rest here for eternity. One of the many stories that the Texas cemetery has is about Kyle O. Thompson who was buried on Independence Day, which was March 2, 2004. He wasn't really suppose to be buried here but the committee ( which has populated in a big way) agreed that he needed a place to rest his body for eternity . He was known for being the secretary for Governor John Connally and Senator John Tower. If he was a great Secretary than hell ya he should be buried here with no hesitation!

24: University of North Texas | To get in this school you will have to keep up your grades and write a paper of something or someone. This school is located in Denton, Texas and was found in the 1890's. 36,000 is about how many kids go to the school or maybe more but thats the estimation is what the out come is. In football they are called the Mean Green and they compete in thirteen NCAA division 1-A.

25: Venus | The city called Venus was found in 1850's but not that many people were living there so it didn't count until the 1880s. This small city is known as Gossip. The name Venus was given by J.C. Smith. So the city Venus honors of daughter of a local physician.like any other beginning city it took quite along time to get it where it is today.

26: Wheeling Jesuit Universities | In 1996, this school was the first to become the accredited problem based physical therapy. Today the average students per class is 45. Once the students graduate they go on and they go and use their knowledge for there job or to help around with a friend or family member. This is the school to be if you are wanting to help the people in a wheel chair or other serious health issues.

27: X park | This soon is going to be 179 acres or 72.4 hectares. It is still under construction but you will be able to locate it in Austin 2006 street guide.

28: YMCA | The YMSA is a place where kids and adults get to have fun with so many activities in-stored for them like swimming games and other significant things to do. The staff is so kind that it feels like family everywhere you look. The classes that you can take is endless, for example is dancing, karate, swimming, and also if parents want to go work out they can just drop off their kids and go somewhere . Their gyms are awesome and they have great equipment to use. Their is a YMCA in Houston and many more just have to search and enjoy. Don't forget that its not the song but a place.

29: Zavilla | This city was first known as Zavalla Prairrie It was established in 1900, named for the grant to Lorenzo De Zavala on whose land it stood. The average fall temperature is 67.3 degrees F. Two schools and seven churches and with the population varied between 100 and 200 during the first decades of the the twentieth century.

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