German Irish and English Americans are the three largest European ancestry groups in Texas German Americans make up 11.3 percent of the population and number over 2.7 million members Irish Americans make up 8.2 percent of the population and number over 1.9 million members There are roughly 600,000 French Americans and 472,000 Italian Americans residing in Texas; these two ethnic groups make up 2.5 percent and 2.0 percent of the population respectively in the 1980 United States Census the largest ancestry group reported in Texas was English with 3,083,323 Texans citing they were of English or mostly English ancestry making them 27 percent of the state at the time. Their ancestry primarily goes back to the original thirteen colonies (the census of 1790 gives 48% of the population of English ancestry; together 12% Scots and Scots-Irish; 4.5% Irish South 90% were Protestant and 3% Welsh = 67.5% British; 13% were German Swiss Dutch and French Huguenots; 19% African-American Colin Bonwick the American Revolution 1991 p 254) and thus many of them today identify as "American" in ancestry though they are of predominantly British stock. There are nearly 200,000 Czech-Americans living in Texas the largest number of any state. As the weather turned colder and rations grew smaller groups of Texians began to leave most without permission. Morale was boosted on November 18 when the first group of volunteers from the United States the New Orleans Greys joined the Texian army. Unlike the majority of the Texian volunteers the Greys looked like soldiers with uniforms well-maintained rifles adequate ammunition and some semblance of discipline. Texas has the most farms and the highest acreage in the United States the state is ranked No.?1 for revenue generated from total livestock and livestock products It is ranked No.?2 for total agricultural revenue behind California at $7.4 billion or 56.7 percent of Texas's annual agricultural cash receipts beef cattle production represents the largest single segment of Texas agriculture This is followed by cotton at $1.9 billion (14.6 percent) greenhouse/nursery at $1.5 billion (11.4 percent) broilers at $1.3 billion (10 percent) and dairy products at $947 million (7.3 percent). The state's two most widely recognized flagship universities are the University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M University ranked as the 52nd and 69th best universities in the nation according to the 2014 edition of U.S News & World Report's "Best Colleges" respectively Some observers also include the University of Houston and Texas Tech University as tier one flagships alongside UT Austin and A&M the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) ranks the state's public universities into three distinct tiers:. Cedar Bayou Urrea urged Filisola to continue the campaign He was confident that he could successfully challenge the Texian troops According to Hardin "Santa Anna had presented Mexico with one military disaster; Filisola did not wish to risk another." Spring rains ruined the ammunition and rendered the roads almost impassable with troops sinking to their knees in mud Mexican troops were soon out of food and began to fall ill from dysentery and other diseases. Their supply lines had completely broken down leaving no hope of further reinforcements. Filisola later wrote that "Had the enemy met us under these cruel circumstances on the only road that was left no alternative remained but to die or surrender at discretion", Hoping more settlers would reduce the near-constant Comanche raids Mexican Texas liberalized its immigration policies to permit immigrants from outside Mexico and Spain. Under the Mexican immigration system large swathes of land were allotted to empresarios who recruited settlers from the United States Europe and the Mexican interior the first grant to Moses Austin was passed to his son Stephen F Austin after his death. Rose Hill 128 Briscoe Cain Republican 2016 Baytown Deer Park La Porte, Water pollution Forest Whitaker Longview Gregg County. Houston Rockets NBA Basketball Toyota Center 2003 18,023 Harris County ESD #50 Dual Channelview FD 1% .05.
1970 1,741,912 40.1% The Spanish flag of Burgundy Houston Art Car Parade Houston Texas Business Directory. Houston Texas Business Directory The River Oaks Theatre was built in 1939 It is among only a handful of currently viable retail buildings of its age and historic style in Houston it was the last of the deluxe neighborhood movie theaters built by Interstate Theatre Corporation and the only one of its kind still operating as a movie theater, The "Deep" designation comes from the similarity to East Texas (it is similar in culture and topography being highly forested) but with a location "deeper" (i.e farther south and towards the Gulf Coast) than the rest of East Texas. 137 Gene Wu Democratic 2013 Southwest Houston (including Sharpstown and Gulfton) Main article: Western Front (World War II) 11 Larry Taylor Republican 2013 Southeast.