TEXAS & WES
Where was I born?   Paris, Texas
My SchoolsHidden Hollow    Kingwood Middle Elementary           School                   Kingwood High                    ...
HobbiesPlaying the guitar        Eating Italian Food                          with friends    Travelling                  ...
FamilyMom- Kathy                         Dog- Holly                Brother- Kyle
University of Texas
Major FactsState Flower: Bluebonnet                              State Tree: Pecan TreeState Bird: Mockingbird    State Ge...
Political Geography• Capital: Austin• Largest city: Houston• Second-largest-state in  the United States• It shares a borde...
Austin: Live-Music Capital
Attractions“Six Flags over   “Six Flags Fiesta    Texas”             Texas”  Dallas, TX      San Antonio, TX
Water Parks“Sea World” San   “Kemah Boardwalk”  Antonio, TX        Houston, TX
Texan PoliticiansGovernor Rick Perry   George W. Bush (he                      used to be our                      preside...
Climate: West Texas
Climate: North Texashttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwxKFHZigRw
Climate: East Texas
Wildlife: AmphibiansHouston Toad   San Marcos Salamander
Wildlife: BirdsBluejay             Bald Eagle                  Mexican-Spotted Owl
Wildlife: FishFlathead Catfish     Guadalupe Bass                   Rio Grande Cichlid
Wildlife: ArthropodsBlue Crab          Spiny-backed                    Orb Weaver             Black Widow (male           ...
Wildlife: ReptilesRed-eared turtle     Concho Water Snake                   Texas-Horned Lizard
Wildlife: Mammals     Coyote          Mexican-Tailed BatTexas Kangaroo Rat         Longhorn
Famous Buildings: The           Capitol• Here politicians  create and pass  new laws.• The capitol is in  Austin, Texas.
Famous Buildings: The Alamo•   It was built in 1744 by    Spanish Franciscan    friars.•   It is made of the rock    limes...
Texas RangersTexas had many criminals  when it first became a state.  Many thieve stole horses  from cowboy ranchers.In or...
Famous RangerWilliam Anderson, “Big Foot”-1.9 meters tall!-He fought in the war for Texan  independence from Mexico.-He he...
Guns are legal in Texas!• Walker Colt Revolver(used by Texan Rangers in  Mexican war)• Hunting rifles(Texas has a lot of l...
Famous TexansMatthew McConaughey   Beyonce Knowles
Famous Texans Selena Gomez
American Football!•Many people watch and play football in the UnitedStates.•Here are some famous teams in Texas.
Football Terms             Quarterback            FumbleTouchdown!                           Tackle
Half-time• Like football, an American football game is divided into two  parts. The part in between is called “halftime.”•...
Football StadiumsReliant Stadium   Cowboys Stadium  Houston, TX        Dallas, TX
Barbecue DishesGrill                   Steak  Briscuit       Ribs
Barbecue Side Dishes  Potato Salad    ColeslawCorn-on-the-Cob                  French Fries
Delicious DesertsPecan Pie                 Banana Pudding              Peach Cobbler
THE END, Y’ALL!
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  1. 1. TEXAS & WES
  2. 2. Where was I born? Paris, Texas
  3. 3. My SchoolsHidden Hollow Kingwood Middle Elementary School Kingwood High School
  4. 4. HobbiesPlaying the guitar Eating Italian Food with friends Travelling Walking
  5. 5. FamilyMom- Kathy Dog- Holly Brother- Kyle
  6. 6. University of Texas
  7. 7. Major FactsState Flower: Bluebonnet State Tree: Pecan TreeState Bird: Mockingbird State Gem: Texas Blue Topaz
  8. 8. Political Geography• Capital: Austin• Largest city: Houston• Second-largest-state in the United States• It shares a border with New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana (where Marga is!).
  9. 9. Austin: Live-Music Capital
  10. 10. Attractions“Six Flags over “Six Flags Fiesta Texas” Texas” Dallas, TX San Antonio, TX
  11. 11. Water Parks“Sea World” San “Kemah Boardwalk” Antonio, TX Houston, TX
  12. 12. Texan PoliticiansGovernor Rick Perry George W. Bush (he used to be our president)
  13. 13. Climate: West Texas
  14. 14. Climate: North Texashttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwxKFHZigRw
  15. 15. Climate: East Texas
  16. 16. Wildlife: AmphibiansHouston Toad San Marcos Salamander
  17. 17. Wildlife: BirdsBluejay Bald Eagle Mexican-Spotted Owl
  18. 18. Wildlife: FishFlathead Catfish Guadalupe Bass Rio Grande Cichlid
  19. 19. Wildlife: ArthropodsBlue Crab Spiny-backed Orb Weaver Black Widow (male and female)
  20. 20. Wildlife: ReptilesRed-eared turtle Concho Water Snake Texas-Horned Lizard
  21. 21. Wildlife: Mammals Coyote Mexican-Tailed BatTexas Kangaroo Rat Longhorn
  22. 22. Famous Buildings: The Capitol• Here politicians create and pass new laws.• The capitol is in Austin, Texas.
  23. 23. Famous Buildings: The Alamo• It was built in 1744 by Spanish Franciscan friars.• It is made of the rock limestone.• A famous battle occured here in 1835. The Texan army fought for independence from Mexico.• The Alamo is in San Antonio, Texas.
  24. 24. Texas RangersTexas had many criminals when it first became a state. Many thieve stole horses from cowboy ranchers.In order to defend their land, companies of men formed to fight crime. They were called the TEXAS RANGERS.
  25. 25. Famous RangerWilliam Anderson, “Big Foot”-1.9 meters tall!-He fought in the war for Texan independence from Mexico.-He helped form Austin, TX.
  26. 26. Guns are legal in Texas!• Walker Colt Revolver(used by Texan Rangers in Mexican war)• Hunting rifles(Texas has a lot of land with game or animals. Many people own guns to hunt.)
  27. 27. Famous TexansMatthew McConaughey Beyonce Knowles
  28. 28. Famous Texans Selena Gomez
  29. 29. American Football!•Many people watch and play football in the UnitedStates.•Here are some famous teams in Texas.
  30. 30. Football Terms Quarterback FumbleTouchdown! Tackle
  31. 31. Half-time• Like football, an American football game is divided into two parts. The part in between is called “halftime.”• Bands and drill teams perform. ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGHe_5E6Esw
  32. 32. Football StadiumsReliant Stadium Cowboys Stadium Houston, TX Dallas, TX
  33. 33. Barbecue DishesGrill Steak Briscuit Ribs
  34. 34. Barbecue Side Dishes Potato Salad ColeslawCorn-on-the-Cob French Fries
  35. 35. Delicious DesertsPecan Pie Banana Pudding Peach Cobbler
  36. 36. THE END, Y’ALL!
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