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1 WELCOME TO TEXAS

2 Introduction Hello, today you are going to be learning about Texas. So sit back relax, and watch this presentation.

3 Texas

4 Geography Rivers Canadia n Red Colorad o Brazos Rio Grande Arkansas Plains Coasta l Great Plains Balcones Escarpmen t Llano Estacado Plateau Ozark Edwards

5 Colorado River Coastal Plains Ozark Plateau

6 Climate Warm or hot summers,mild winter. Dry or very dry. ( El Paso) Warm or hot summer,cold winters. Dry. ( Amarillo, Lubbock, Midland, San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Laredo, McAllen, and Brownsville) Hot summers,mild or warm winters. Wet. ( Wichita Falls, Irving, Fort Worth, Dallas, Waco, Austin, Beaumont, Houston, Pasadena, and Galveston.

7 El Paso Midland Houston

8 Koala Red Kangaroo Black Bear Fly River Turtle Frilled Lizards Black Milk Snake Prairie Pink Texas Star Purple weather flower Texas Nightshade Texas Madrone Mexican White Oak Plant and Animal Life

9 History A spanish explorer crossed the Rio Grande River in Texas On Decembe r 29, Texas joins the USA On September 8, one of the horrible hurricane in history levels Galveston President John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas. Lyndon B. Johnson of Texas is sworn in as 36th president for the USA

10 Culture The Texas music is more of a hoedown throw down. You want to get up and dance. You would more likely wear shorts, with plaid shirts, cowboy boots, and cowboy hats. You would want to be outside and tan and play. The kind of food people eat are Mexican. People enjoy spicy chile.

11 Jobs Rancher Farmer Truck Drivers Oiler

12 Landmarks and Monuments Big Bend National Park Guadalupe Mountains National Park NASA Dinosaur Valley State Park

13 Natural Resources Oil Soil Salt Solar Power

14 Fun Facts Capital: Austin Population: 18,723,991 Nickname: The Lone Star State State Song: Texas, our Texas State Flower: Mocking Bird State Tree: Pecan

15 Sources America's Story- americaslibrary.gov Regions Book Google By Jasmine


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