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  • The Texas State Of Texas

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    In the state of Texas, each county is governed by five-member Commissioners Courts, which consists of a County Judge and four Commissioners. The County Judge has no veto authority over the decisions of the Court; they have one vote along with the other Commissioners. Generally in smaller counties, the County Judge also performs judicial functions, while in larger counties their role is limited to the Court system. Elections are based on the political parties, such as Democrat, Republican, Independent

  • Texas And The Population Of Texas

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    above, Texas’ overall population has been comparatively higher than that of the United States population since the year 1970. Even during the year 1990, when Texas had faced a major oil and real estate decline the state of Texas and was still able to come out on top with a gain of nearly 3.9 million citizens (chart site). When looking deeper into the population of Texas one may question what keeps Texas’ population from decreasing and only two things are to blame. That is that the state of Texas has

  • The Republic Of Texas, Texas Essay

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    The Republic Of Texas From March 2, 1836 to February 19, 1846, Texas as its own independent country in North America. Those who resided in this independent country were referred to as Texians. Texas declared its independence from Mexico in 1836 during the Texas revolution which ended on April 21 of that same exact year. However, Mexico did not want to give the Republic of Texas its independence which resulted in conflicts between that of Texas and Mexico that went on into the 1840s. As a result

  • Austin, Texas : The Capital Of Texas

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    Austin, Texas, otherwise known as the capital of Texas in the United States, is an urbanized city with many individual characteristics of its own. Austin is known for its night life, wide-range diversity, and the University of Texas at Austin. The population has continued to grow as the city continues to urbanize. According to the United States Census Bureau from 2010 to 2013 alone, Austin’s population has increased by 12%, which is the highest out of the top 25 largest cities in America (Weissmann)

  • Texas Political History : The State Of Texas

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    State Political History The state of Texas has a long and complicated political history. Texas is very unique in the aspect that it is the only state in the U.S to have once been its own country. This in turn makes the political history of the state of Texas very unique and interesting. In recent years the political stage in Texas has become the hot topic of not only the state, but the entire country. Gregg Abbot is the current governed of Texas, and the first of which to use a wheelchair since

  • Dallas, Texas State Of Texas Essay

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    Dallas is one of the largest and most developed cities in the state of Texas in the United States. Dallas is the 4th largest city in the United States because of its downtown location, and is also the city with the world 's largest airport. Dallas, the largest city after Houston and San Antonio, is also one of the top ten cities in the United States. The city is located in the middle of a desert and is literally revived. Dallas, a Texas state, deserves more attention with its dynamic cityscape, recent

  • Texas History

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    the state Texas, or the “lone star state”. The recorded history of texas begins with the arrival of the first spanish conquistadors in the region now known as Texas in 1519. Texas entered the union on December 29, 1845. Even though it took a little longer for Texas to be settled in then other U.S states many historical events happened there. We can't forget about the Alamo and the battle that happened there, but just north of that there lies the hill country, home of the capitol of Texas, Austin.

  • Diversity in Texas

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    Diversity, now in days, is something that is everywhere. It is something that is hard to get away from especially when you live in the great state of Texas. One of the many reasons people come live at the state of Texas because they do will not pay for income tax. Which its okay because that is one of the many reasons Texas is very diverse. There are different types of diversity which include physical diversity, economic, and politics.   First off, what is diversity? Diversity is when you have a

  • The State of Texas

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    The state of Texas may have experienced a great deal of short comings in the pass, but Texas continues to flourish. Over the years many true leaders have without a doubt change Texas Government in different ways. One of the most important people to impact Texas government was known for her big heart and humorist personality. A real die heart Texan with devotion and goals to build a new Texas. For instance, establishing opportunities for women and minorities, reformations and increasing school funding

  • The Texas Revolution

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    The Texas Revolution is a historical war that began in October of 1835 and ended in April 1836. Even before the war began, there existed hostilities between the groups of colonists and the official forces. This was culminated with the by the political and social differences that fueled the revolution. The conflict was majorly witnessed between the Mexican rulers and the Anglo-American residents of Texas (Tshaonline.org, 2015). Several accounts have been given by various eyewitnesses on the events