. On August 19 1995 a scheduled preseason game between the Oilers and the San Diego Chargers had to be canceled due to the dilapidated condition of the playing field Oilers owner Bud Adams demanded a new stadium but the city of Houston refused to fund it After years of threats Adams moved the team to Tennessee after the 1996 season. Around that time the Astros also threatened to leave the city unless a new ballpark was built the retractable-roofed Enron Field (now known as Minute Maid Park) opened for the 2000 season in downtown Houston! 132 Gina Calanni Democratic 2018 West Harris County (including Greater Katy area), Fifty-floor rectangular skyscraper with rows of identical windows and minimal ornamentation.
As part of the Cotton Kingdom planters depended on slave labor in 1860 30% of the total state population of 604,215 were enslaved in the statewide election on the secession ordinance Texans voted to secede from the Union by a vote of 46,129 to 14,697 (a 76% majority) the Secession Convention immediately organized a government replacing Sam Houston when he refused to take an oath of allegiance to the Confederacy; . Source: Jacinto City 126 Kevin Roberts Republican 2016 Champions/FM 1960 area; 3 Sports Katy Cityscape, 13 See also According to the 2010 United States census the racial composition of Texas was the following:.