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  1. 1. Texas Jimmy Hernandez
  2. 2. State Flower <ul><li>Named for its color and </li></ul><ul><li>it is said the resemblance </li></ul><ul><li>of its petal to a woman's </li></ul><ul><li>sunbonnet the bluebonnet </li></ul><ul><li>is the state flower of </li></ul><ul><li>Texas. ... </li></ul>
  3. 3. State Bird <ul><li>The mockingbird is also known as a fierce protector of its nest and environment. It is sometimes seen swooping down on a dog, cat or predator that may be venturing too close to the bird's protected territory. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Major Industries <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chemicals, oil refining, food processing, machinery, and transportation equipment are among the major Texas manufacturing industries . ... </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Major Historical Events <ul><li>29 December 1845 -- U. S. President James Polk followed through on a campaign platform promising to annex Texas, and signed legislation making Texas the 28th state of the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>25 April 1846 -- The Mexican-American War ignited as a result of disputes over claims to Texas boundaries. The outcome of the war fixed Texas' southern boundary at the Rio Grande River. </li></ul><ul><li>25 November 1850 -- In a plan to settle boundary disputes and pay her public debt, Texas relinquished about one-third of her territory in the Compromise of 1850 , in exchange for $10,000,000 from the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>May 1852 -- The first Lone Star State Fair in Corpus Christi symbolized a period of relative prosperity in Texas during the 1850's. Organizer Henry L. Kinney persuaded Dr. Ashbel Smith to be the fair's manager. </li></ul>
  6. 6. STATE MOTO <ul><li>Everything Is Bigger In Texas </li></ul>
  7. 7. University <ul><li>Smack in the midst of a bustling international city, the University of Houston's 667-acre campus is a lush, green oasis. Fountains and sculptures adorn the grounds, while manicured lawns and tree filled parks offer breathing room. </li></ul><ul><li>Our world-class facilities include high-tech laboratories, modern classrooms, and nationally renowned centers such as the Moores School of Music , the Athletics/Alumni Center ; and the LeRoy and Lucille Melcher Center for Public Broadcasting , which houses KUHT HoustonPBS, the nation's first educational television station; KUHF (88.7 FM), Houston's NPR station; the Center for Public Policy Polling ; and television studio labs. </li></ul>
  8. 8. State Football Team <ul><li>The 2007 Texas Longhorn football team represented The University of Texas at Austin in the 2007–2008 college football season. The team was coached by Mack Brown, who received the 2005... </li></ul>
  9. 9. Reference <ul><li>YAHOO </li></ul>
  10. 10. Down South We Roll 84 Swangaz