Stephen F Austin was the first American empresario given permission to operate a colony within Mexican Texas, Houston Texas Business Directory Barker (6.4) 47.2 Arts and theater. West Houston Airport is a general aviation airport located in unincorporated western Harris County west of the Houston city limits, (-13) 17 Encroachment Ross Perot former U.S presidential candidate born in Texarkana Bowie County 8.1.2 Czechs 149 Hubert Vo Democratic 2004 Far west Houston Alief unincorporated portions of Katy area east of Fry Rd Barker Reservoir. . The Basques were fur trading fishing cod and whaling in Terranova (Labrador and Newfoundland) in 1520 and in Iceland by at least the early 17th century. They established whaling stations at the former mainly in Red Bay and probably established some in the latter as well in Terranova they hunted bowheads and right whales while in Iceland they appear to have only hunted the latter the Spanish fishery in Terranova declined over conflicts between Spain and other European powers during the late 16th and early 17th centuries! . Proposals of 1850 for Texas northwestern boundary In 2017 67.8% of children age 35 months in Texas completed the recommended vaccination schedule the highest individual vaccine rate was for the polio virus: 93.1% of children age 35 months in Texas received this vaccine the lowest individual vaccine rate was for hepatitis A: 62.6% of children age 35 months in Texas received this vaccine. Some children are under-vaccinated due to issues with accessing preventative care vaccine delivery or parental choice the state has started to implement ImmTrac a free vaccination record system, Greenhouse gases 1900s Around 1,150 seaports dot Texas's coast with over 1,000 miles (1,600 km) of channels. Ports employ nearly one-million people and handle an average of 317 million metric tons. Texas ports connect with the rest of the U.S Atlantic seaboard with the Gulf section of the Intracoastal Waterway the Port of Houston today is the busiest port in the United States in foreign tonnage second in overall tonnage and tenth worldwide in tonnage the Houston Ship Channel spans 530 feet (160 m) wide by 45 feet (14 m) deep by 50 miles (80 km) long; Native Americans determined the fate of European explorers and settlers depending on whether a tribe was kind or warlike. Friendly tribes taught newcomers how to grow indigenous crops prepare foods and hunting methods for the wild game Warlike tribes made life difficult and dangerous for explorers and settlers through their attacks and resistance to European conquest. Many Native Americans died of new infectious diseases which caused high fatalities and disrupted their cultures in the early years of colonization in the 19th century they resisted European and American expansion and there was frequent warfare After the American Civil War the United States Army was used to suppress resistance in the Indian Wars, 19 Waste Management 196 Nicolas de La Fora's 1771 map of the northern frontier of New Spain clearly shows the Provincia de los Tejas.
. . . Southside Place Many annual events celebrate the diverse cultures of Houston the largest and longest-running is the annual Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo held over 20 days from early to late March and is the largest annual livestock show and rodeo in the world. Another large celebration is the annual night-time Houston Gay Pride Parade held at the end of June. Other notable annual events include the Houston Greek Festival Art Car Parade the Houston Auto Show the Houston International Festival and the Bayou City Art Festival which is considered to be one of the top five art festivals in the United States. 3.3 Astrodome Revitalization Project In the 18th century there appears to have been some sort of war in the western part of the state whereas most of the tribes of Texas divided along a line the Coahuiltecans at some point would have migrated south to merge with their sister tribes in the 18th century the Creek Confederacy formed on the east coast forcing several smaller Muskogean peoples out of the state They may have migrated to Texas & Mexico where they were absorbed into other tribes the Choctaw also split and one of their four subtribes the Houma came to reside in the eastern region the state before returning to Louisiana.