Texas has the headquarters of many high technology companies, such as , Inc. Natural Science Research Laboratory - Museum of Texas Tech University. The state's spans from the previous calendar year's September 1 to the current year's August 31. Texas is notable for its use of capital punishment, having led the country in executions since capital punishment was reinstated in the case see. Three — to the west Dallas—Fort Worth to San Antonio, with Austin in between , to the east Dallas to Houston , and to the south San Antonio to Houston define the region. The entire state is strongly associated with the image of the shown in and in. This program supports healthy eating, physical activity, and policies that promote healthier lifestyles.
Additionally, obesity can cause , , and. The state created a comprehensive plan for higher education, funded in large part by oil revenues, and a central state apparatus designed to manage state institutions more efficiently. The state sales tax rate is 6. Except for the , voters elect executive officers independently; thus candidates are directly answerable to the public, not the governor. A popular food item, the , draws from all three, having a soft flour tortilla wrapped around bacon and scrambled eggs or other hot, cooked fillings. Delivering a comprehensive medical training experience while meeting the needs of the medically underserved, we improve access to care and innovate new solutions in health care delivery.
Economic and political change 1950—present Beginning around the mid-20th century, Texas began to transform from a rural and agricultural state to one urban and industrialized. For example, the 76164 zip code has an infant mortality rate of 12. In contrast, only 583 identified as. Lastly, over 111,000 people are of other Asian ancestry groups, such as , , and. Cities and towns See also: , , , and by year Year s City 1850—1870 1870—1890 1890—1900 1900—1930 1930—present The state has three cities with populations exceeding one million: Houston, San Antonio, and Dallas.
Some of the most destructive hurricanes in U. Other major rivers include the , the , , and. Most cities in the state, those over 5,000 in population, have governments. Austin, Fort Worth, and El Paso are among the 20. This entire culture group, primarily centered in northeastern Mexico, is now extinct. In the , of the 36 , 24 are held by Republicans and 11 by Democrats.
Whether a Native American tribe was friendly or warlike was critical to the fates of European explorers and in that land. The Mexican expedition was initially successful. There are roughly 5,400 , 5,300 Guamanians, and 6,400 people from other groups. A 1760s map by shows a village named Teijas on , close to the site of modern. The next five largest airports in the state all serve over 3 million passengers annually; they include , , , and.
Data source: Census Bureau American Community Survey. The in Southeast Texas is the largest refinery in the U. The state is ranked No. You're probably tired of hearing that at this point, but what Jace Sternberger was able to come in and do in just one season with the Aggies is nothing short of remarkable, so it bears mentioning, often. In the early 20th century, the legislature passed bills to impose , followed by ; these measures effectively most blacks, poor whites and Mexican Americans. Nine years later, shipwrecked Spanish explorer and his cohort became the first Europeans in what is now Texas. Career attorneys and analysts at the Department of Justice objected to the plan as diluting the votes of African American and Hispanic voters, but political appointees overrode them and approved it.
In the , the made large gains, with numerous Tea Party favorites being elected into office, including as lieutenant governor, as attorney general, in addition to numerous other candidates including conservative Republican as governor. Except for some municipal benches, partisan elections select judges at all levels of the judiciary; the governor fills vacancies by appointment. In recent times, urban centers of the state have increased in size, containing two-thirds of the population in 2005. Texas has known petroleum deposits of about 5 billion barrels 790,000,000 m 3 , which makes up about one-fourth of the known U. Irish Americans make up 8. The region was primarily controlled by the Spanish for the first couple centuries of contact, until the Texas Revolution. Archived from on June 3, 2008.
Archived from on May 14, 2008. Railroads See also: Part of the state's of cowboys is derived from the massive which its ranchers organized in the nineteenth century to livestock to railroads and markets in Kansas, for shipment to the East. Santa Anna's forces, after a , overwhelmed Texian defenders at the. The bill encourages demographic diversity while avoiding problems stemming from the 1996 case. This region is dominated by and. In 1821, the included the Texas territory, which became part of Mexico.