. . In the 1620s and 1630s the Dutch West India Company established many trade posts or colonies the Spanish silver fleet which carried silver from Spanish colonies to Spain were seized by Piet Heyn in 1628 in 1629 Suriname and Guyana were established.[clarification needed] in 1630 the West India Company conquered part of Brazil and the colony of New Holland (capital Mauritsstad present-day Recife) was founded, 3.9 Automobile ownership Bustamante outlawed the immigration of United States citizens to Texas in 1830. Several new presidios were established in the region to monitor immigration and customs practices the new laws also called for the enforcement of customs duties angering both native Mexican citizens (Tejanos) and Anglos in 1832 a group of men led a revolt against customs enforcement in Anahuac These Anahuac Disturbances coincided with a revolt in Mexico against the current president. Texans sided with the federalists against the current government and after the Battle of Nacogdoches drove all Mexican soldiers out of East Texas, The increased production of the expanded shipbuilding industry during World War II spurred Houston's growth as did the establishment in 1961 of NASA's "Manned Spacecraft Center" (renamed the Lyndon B Johnson Space Center in 1973) This was the stimulus for the development of the city's aerospace industry the Astrodome nicknamed the "Eighth Wonder of the World" opened in 1965 as the world's first indoor domed sports stadium. 1990 16,986,510 19.4% Flag Great Seal Monuments Motto Anthem Bird World Heritage Sites The Kroger supermarket in the River Oaks Shopping Center. . Declarations of war Racial and ethnic demographics Harris was granted a league of land (about 4,428 acres) at Buffalo Bayou He platted the town of Harrisburg in 1826 while he established a trading post and a grist mill there He ran boats transporting goods between New Orleans and Harrisburg until his death in the fall of 1829. . Cypress-Fairbanks ISD Geography Non-Christian faiths 4 The River Oaks Theatre, 2.1 Geology In the 2000s the Baylor College of Medicine was annually considered within the top ten medical schools in the nation; likewise the MD Anderson Cancer Center had been consistently ranked as one of the top two U.S hospitals specializing in cancer care by U.S News & World Report since 1990 the Menninger Clinic a psychiatric treatment center is affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine and the Houston Methodist Hospital System. With hospital locations nationwide and headquarters in Houston the Triumph Healthcare hospital system was the third largest long term acute care provider nationally in 2005.
4.5 War breaks out in the Pacific (1941), Primary and secondary schools 1.3 Republic of Texas, As of 2018 in English the prepositions up down out and over are used by residents of Houston to refer to traveling to points within about a 100 miles (160 km) radius: north (Conroe) south (Galveston) west (Katy) and east (Baytown and Beaumont) the modifier "way" as in "way out" may be used for more distant points such as Brookshire and Crosby; . .