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By Wayne Wheelwright

This booklet is a part of a chain of fifty speedy evidence approximately all of the country. This ebook covers the nation of Texas. proof in regards to the significant towns, the heritage of the kingdom, well-known humans associated with Texas and lots of extra matters. This e-book comprises all you are going to ever want to know concerning the Lone superstar nation.

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The history of Texas goes back to 1519 when the Spanish conquistadors arrived in the region where it was already inhabited by various tribes of Native Americans. From 1519 to 1848 parts of Texas or the state itself have been claimed by France, Spain, Mexico, the Republic of Texas, The Confederate States of America and the United States of America. The first European base was established when René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle set up a French colony called Fort Saint Louis in 1682. The colony lasted three years before being killed off.

Buddy Holly was an American singer and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. Born in Lubbock, Texas on September 7th, 1936 Holly had only a brief period as a successful singer before his death in a plane crash in 1959. Music critic Bruce Eder describes Holly as “the single most influential creative force in early rock and roll”. Buddy Holly’s real name was Charles Hardin Holley and his work would go on to serve as inspiration for many artists such as The Beatles, Elvis Costello, The Rolling Stones and Eric Clapton.

The river walk connects other major tourist attractions such as the Alamo to the Rivercenter Mall, the Arneson River Theatre, Marriage Island and the Tower Life Building among others. Big Bend National Park is the largest protected area of Chihuahuan Desert Topography and ecology in the United States. The park contains over 1,200 species of plants, over 450 species of birds, 56 species of reptiles and 75 species of mammals. The park is vast and covers an area of over 1,200 square miles and the park itself is larger than the state of Rhode Island.

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