BC: Read about this book on Texas enjoy!
FC: Texas/lone star state by Sashinie Jayasuriya
1: The state tree is a Pecan.
2: There's a cave near San Antonio and that cave is the Bracken cave.
3: 2 big University's in Texas are Texas A and M, and the University of Texas.
4: The Alamo in San Antonio is where colonel Travis fought Genral Santa Anna.
5: Austins population is 656,562
6: Austin was founded in 1839 and became the capital of republic of Texas in 1840, chosen for its beauty and central location. The city was named after pioneer Stephan F. Austin the father of Texas.
7: More wool comes from the state of Texas then any other state.
8: The state dish is Chili.
9: The State dinosour is a Brachiosaursaurpodpleurocoelus.
10: The Texas state capitol building is larger than any other states, it is made of pink granite.
11: There are 21,000,000 people in Texas, it is the 2nd most populous state in the U.S.A, after California.
12: The state small mamel is the Armidilo.
13: The state reptile is a horned lizard
14: Texas has 15 kinds of rattle snakes. Texas has had seven different capitals. The state vegetable is a sweet onion.
15: No state has a greater variety of plants, reptiles and animals. More than 5,000 wildflower species grow in Texas. The native pepper is a Chiltepin.
16: The state gemstone is the Lone Star Cut. The state fruit is red grapefruit. The state plant is a prickly pear cactus.
17: More beef is produced in Texas then any other state. The main rivers are Rio Grand,Red river, and the Brazos river. Houston is reconized worldwide for its industry particularly for oil and natural gas. The river that runs along Mexico and Texas is the Rio Grand. Texas's borderings are Arkansas,Louisiana,New Mexico,Oklahoma,and Mexico. The colors of the flag mean Bravery (red) Purity (white) and Loyalty (blue).
18: The state shell is a lightning welk. The state fish is a Guadalupe bass. The state sport is Rodeo. The state musical instrument is a guitar. The state fiber and fabric is cotton. The state stone is a petrified palmwood. In the 1900s oil is discovered in beaumont. The great galveston hurricane killed 8,000 people.
19: Texas joined the united states in 1845. The voters elect a mayor and 6 other council members to 3-year terms.The council hires a city manager to carry out its polices. The state snack is tortilla chips and salsa. The state health nut is a Pecan. The governor of Texas is Rick Perry. In 1821 Texas becomes part of independent from Mexico. On April 21st 1836 General Sam Houston led troops for a surprise attack. The Gulf of Mexico is southwest of Texas. The state song is Texas our Texas.