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  • 1. Texas Mark Legutko & Shyanne Shadle 10/17/12Business Presentation
  • 2. Texas Basic Info● The State Capital is Austin● The State flag is the Lone Star flag● The Nickname is the Lone Star State● The State Motto is Friendship
  • 3. The State Website●
  • 4. Geographical Location● Texas is positioned in both the Northern and Western Hemispheres.● It is surrounded by New Mexico, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and part of the Gulf of Mexico.
  • 5. Texas Population● Texas has the second largest population out of all 50 states● Texas has a population of 25,647,681
  • 6. Texass Size● Texas is the second largest state behind Alaska● Texas has a size of 268,580 Square Miles.
  • 7. The Climate● The Climate of Texas varies greatly.● It ranges from hot and dry in the West to Hot and Humid in the East.
  • 8. Major Industries and Services•Aeronautics•Defense•Computer Technology•Energy•Healthcare•Entertainment•Tourism•Agriculture
  • 9. The Natural Resources of Texas● Oil,● lumber● salt● sulfur● gypsum● natural gas● solar power● biomass● water, coal● silver, and gold
  • 10. Famous People● Willie Nelson ~ Singer● Janis Joplin ~ Singer● Dwight David Eisenhower ~ U.S. President● Bonnie & Clyde Barrow-Outlaws● Tommy Lee Jones ~ Actor● Joan Crawford ~ Actress● Lyndon B. Johnson ~ President
  • 11. Texas Tourist Attractions 1-101. Alamo2. Paseo del Rio (Riverwalk)3. Six Flags Over Texas4. South Padre Island5. Seaworld of Texas6. Moody Gardens7. State Capitol8. State Fair of Texas9.San Marcos Outlet Mall10. Padre Island National Seashore
  • 12. Current Events● Texas executed there 10th inmate in 2012. 1.) Jonathan Green● Postseason for Mens football was banned.● West Nile Virus is at record breaking levels.● Quatar Company is going to export LNG from Texas. 1.) Found natural Gas for cars.
  • 13. Texass Symbols● Flower: The Bluebonnet● Bird: The Northern Mockingbird● Animal: The Texas Longhorn● Dog: The Blue Lacy● Tree: The Pecan tree● Small Animal: The Armadillo
  • 14. History of Texas● 1519: Alonso Alvarez de Pineda explored and mapped the Texas Coastline.● 1528: Cabeza de Vaca explores the Texas interior on his way to Mexico.● Mexico bans emigration into Texas by settlers from the United States● 1836: The Texas Declaration of Independance.
  • 15. History of Texas Continued● In 1845 congress passed a bill so the U.S. could annex Texas● In 1861 Texas secedes from the Union and joins the Confederate states.● In 1901 "Black Gold" is found in Texas.● In 1969 President John F. Kennedy is assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas TX.
  • 16. The Top Five Cities● Houston (2,099,451)● San Antonio (1,327,407)● Dallas (1,197,816)● Austin (790,390)● Fort Worth (741,206)
  • 17. Top Five Colleges● Rice University● University of Texas-Austin● Texas A&M University-College Station● Southern Methodist University● Baylor University
  • 18. Summary● Texas is positioned in both the Northern and Western Hemispheres.● Texas has the second largest population out of all 50 states.● The Climate of Texas varies greatly.● Some of its famous citizens are Janis Joplin and Willie Nelson.
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