. On Palm Sunday March 27 Fannin Ward Westover and their men were marched out of the presidio and shot Mexican cavalry were stationed nearby to chase down any who tried to escape. Approximately 342 Texians died and 27 either escaped or were spared by Mexican troops. Several weeks after the Goliad massacre the Mexican Congress granted an official reprieve to any Texas prisoners who had incurred capital punishment. . Obesity policy In 2013 Houston was identified as the #1 U.S city for job creation by the U.S Bureau of Statistics after it was not only the first major city to regain all the jobs lost in the preceding economic downturn but after the crash more than two jobs were added for every one lost Economist and vice president of research at the Greater Houston Partnership Patrick Jankowski attributed Houston's success to the ability of the region's real estate and energy industries to learn from historical mistakes Furthermore Jankowski stated that "more than 100 foreign-owned companies relocated expanded or started new businesses in Houston" between 2008 and 2010 and this openness to external business boosted job creation during a period when domestic demand was problematically low. Further information: List of tallest buildings in Houston, Surrender of the Axis armies Cityscape The conquistador borrowed as little as possible preferring to invest all their belongings Sometimes every soldier brought his own equipment and supplies other times the soldiers received gear as an advance from the conquistador. !
The coming of the railroads in the 1880s ended the famous cattle drives and allowed ranchers to market their cattle after a short drive and farmers move their cotton to market cheaply They made Dallas and other cities the centers of commercial activity. Ft Worth became the gateway to the west via the Fort Worth and Denver Railway. However the passenger trains were often the targets of armed gangs. 11.4 Airports 3 Extreme weather, Race and ethnicity Cartography Sleet and freezing rain are more common than snow in the Houston area While accumulating snow events are rare in Houston brief snow flurries occur every winter in the greater Houston area These usually have no impacts on travel as they are light brief and isolated Hail can accumulate but only in small quantities, Source: Fortune Wikisource has original text related to this article:. (in Asiain Europe) Voter turnout (voting age population) Portolan of Angelino Dulcert (1339) showing Lanzarote island. Spanish control of Texas was followed by Mexican control of Texas and it can be difficult to separate the Spanish and Mexican influences on the future state the most obvious legacy is that of the language; every major river in modern Texas except the Red River has a Spanish or Anglicized name as do 42 of the state's 254 counties Numerous towns also bear Spanish names.