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texas history 2

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Houston
In 1842 the capital of Texas was moved from Austin to what city?
Pink granite
What stone is the Texas state capital building made of?
Marble falls, texas
Where was the pink granite stone taken from?
Sam houston
What famous person is the city of Houston named after?
Astrodome
What famous sports arena is located in Houston?
George dallas
The city of dallas was named after this person?
Cotton bowl
What football game is held in Dallas on New years Day?
San antonio
Near what city is the Alamo located?
Amarillo
What city is close to Palo Duro Canyon in the panhandle
El paso
What city takes its name from the Spanish term for "the pass"?
Corpus christi
What popular resort city has mustang island in its bay?
Red river valley
Where is "tornado alley"?
Hurricane
What kinda storm forms over the gulf of mexico, often hitting the Texas coast?
Oil
What is the riches natural resource in Texas?
Rio Grande Red river Sabine river
What three river form boundaries for the state of texas?
Farming and ranching
What are the two major uses of land in Texas?
The pine woods
What is the name of the large wooded area in eastern Texas?
Shrimp
Texas produces more of which fishing produce than any other state?