The Lone Star State
When Texas became a state, Mexico was arguing with Texas because they wanted the southern border to be the Rio Grande. But, Mexico's authorities always considered the Nieces River to be the border. This later caused the Mexican-American War.
The lone star state
The flag has one star therefore it is called the The lone star state.
State motto "friendship"
Mexican and Amercian war
Another big part of the agriculture are crops like cotton, which is their most valuable crop. Some other crops include greenhouse and nursery products. In addition, they also provide corn, hay, wheat, peanuts, rice, sugar cane, watermelon, grapefruit, and cantaloupes.
- The flag's symbol is the Lone Star
- Texas is the second biggest state
- Texas won independence from Mexico in 1836
- Three out of ten of the largest cities are in Texas - Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio
- Texas is the home of the Alamo where they fought Santa Ana
- Sam Houston was the only man to be governor in two states and one was Texas
- Texas is the home of the Longhorns
- My grandpa was born in Lubbock, Texas
- The population increase from 2000-2010 was 20.6%
- Texas has the most counties of any state - 263
- Texas has the biggest ranch in the country - King's Ranch
- Texas has the biggest Capital Building located in Austin, Texas