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ここは絶対に見るべき!!   テキサス州の簡単な紹介

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13201 170829   Here's How To Help The Victims Of Hurricane Harvey | HuffPost
Here's how you can help victims of Hurricane Harvey - CBS News
Hurricane Harvey - Wikipedia

13186 17082 3 dead amid rescue operations as historic flooding hits Houston area - ABC News
The potential economic costs of Tropical Storm Harvey Explained - Aug. 25, 2017  CNN Money

10941 160302    March 2, 1793    Happy birthday Sam Houston! 
Biography.com  Sam Houston
In Texas, a Museum for a Larger-Than-Life Hero, Sam Houston - YouTube
The Founding of Texas Pt 1 of 2 - YouTube
The Founding of Texas Pt 2 of 2 - YouTube

Sam Houston - Wikipedia 
Samuel "Sam" Houston, March 2, 1793 – July 26, 1863, an American politician and soldier, best known for his role in bringing Texas into the United States as a constituent state. His victory at the Battle of San Jacinto secured the independence of Texas from Mexico. ...
Battle of the Alamo - Wikipedia  February 23 – March 6, 1836, a pivotal event in the Texas Revolution.
Texas Revolution - Wikipedia  October 2, 1835 – April 21, 1836, began when colonists (primarily from the United States) in the Mexican province of Texas rebelled against the increasingly centralist Mexican government. ...

born November 3, 1793    Stephen F. Austin  
PBS - THE WEST - Stephen F. Austin
Biography.com  Stephen F. Austin, aka "the father of Texas"
The Founding of Texas Pt 1 of 2 - YouTube
The Founding of Texas Pt 2 of 2 - YouTube
Stephen F. Austin - Wikipedia 
November 3, 1793 – December 27, 1836, an American empresario born in Virginia and raised in southeastern Missouri. Known as the Father of Texas, ..
Sam Houston - Wikipedia 
Samuel "Sam" Houston, March 2, 1793 – July 26, 1863, an American politician and soldier, best known for his role in bringing Texas into the United States as a constituent state. His victory at the Battle of San Jacinto secured the independence of Texas from Mexico. ...

13414 171017  The first resolution formally creating the Texas Rangers is approved - Oct 17, 1835 - HISTORY.com

13398 171013  Texans ratify a state constitution and approve annexation - Oct 13, 1845 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    James Polk    #11 

AIA Sandcastle Competition, Galveston, every June; also try this site for info     check out our Sandcastle photos

* The Alamo, San Antonio
+# San Antonio
www.sanantoniocvb.com | The Alamo (Battle of the Alamo, March 6, 1836) & Riverwalk,
March 6 Battle of the Alamo (Fight for Independence): February 23 - March 6 Legendary Davy Crocket  & Jim Bowie lost the battle at the Alamo and died on March 6, 1836 アラモの戦いDavy Crocket  & Jim Bowie没す
Photo: 3a  Bowie Knife |  3b Up-Close
Bat Watching at the Congress Avenue Bridge, Austin  

Big Bend National Park, HQ at Panther Junction

Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas

Fiesta San Antonio, every April

Houston Art Car Parade, 2nd weekend in May  check out our Art Car parade photos

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo   check out our Rodeo photos
 Rodeo University

Padre Island National Seashore (Gulf  of Mexico)  

Quadalupe Mountains National Park, Salt Flat
+# San Antonio
www.sanantoniocvb.com  Fort Alamo & Riverwalk,
* The Alamo, San Antonio

Schlitterbahn Waterpark Resort, New Braunfels    

Sea World, San Antonio  

Space Center Houston: Official Visitors Center of NASA's Johnson Space Center

State Fair of Texas, Dallas   Big Tex   check out our MN State Fair photos

12164 170110  January 10, 1901    Spindletop Oil Boom
Spindletop Oil Boom - YouTube
Spindletop - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com 
Gusher signals start of U.S. oil industry - Jan 10, 1901 - HISTORY.com
Gladys City and the Spindletop Gusher  Legends of America   Lucas and the Hamills

Texas  |  

8804 150322  Cheap Oil Kills 100,000 Jobs And More Are Threatened  AOL Jobs, 03/19/2015
Oil workers can keep their jobs...for now - Business Insider  Reuters, 02/04/2015   North Dakota
Gas Prices  |  Texas  |  North Dakota

Wildlife: *# Nine-Banded Armadillo -  Web Site Examples: 1
  |  2
Bat Watching at the Congress Avenue Bridge, Austin  
* Food: Chili, Tex-Mex,  -  Web Site Examples: 
Texas | Houston | San Antonio | Dallas | Fort Worth | Austin (Capital) |  El Paso
Largest Cities in Texas

Tourism (Japanese version is also available,
日本語版もあります) | Texas DOT

More Travel info, for example,
Texas Travel, Attractions in TX


born October 14, 1890    Dwight D. Eisenhower    #34 
Dwight D. Eisenhower is born - Oct 14, 1890 - HISTORY.com
Biography.com  Dwight D. Eisenhower  (videos)
Dwight D. Eisenhower - Wikipedia 
Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower, October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969, the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961...
34 Dwight Eisenhower - YouTube
Presidents:    Dwight D. Eisenhower    #34 
Texas  |  Kansas

born August 27, 1908    Lyndon B. Johnson    #36
LBJ is born - Aug 27, 1908 - HISTORY.com

Biography.com  Lyndon B. Johnson
Lyndon B. Johnson - Wikipedia
  August 27, 1908 - January 22, 1973, often referred to as LBJ, was the 36th President of the United States (1963–1969), a position which he assumed after his service as the 37th Vice President (1961–1963).
    Lyndon B. Johnson    #36  

born November 8, 1923    Jack Kilby   
Jack Kilby  biography.com
The Chip That Jack Built - YouTube

Jack Kilby - Wikipedia  Jack St. Clair Kilby, November 8, 1923 – June 20, 2005, an American electrical engineer who took part (along with Robert Noyce) in the realization of the first integrated circuit while working at Texas Instruments (TI) in 1958. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in physics on December 10, 2000. ... He is also the inventor of the handheld calculator and the thermal printer, for which he has patents. ...
Jack Kilby's speech at Bob Biard's retirement party - 2-5-99 - YouTube
Jack Kilby and the Integrated Circuit - YouTube 
15 Texas Inventions That Changed the World
Missouri  |  Texas

born April 29, 1933    Willie Nelson
Willie Nelson  biography.com  music videos
Willie Nelson - Wikipedia 
born April 29, 1933, an American musician, singer, songwriter, author, poet, actor, and activist. ...  He was one of the main figures of outlaw country, a subgenre of country music that developed in the late 1960s as a reaction to the conservative restrictions of the Nashville sound.
Willie Nelson - Topic - YouTube
Willie Nelson Greatest Hits | Best Songs Of Willie Nelson - YouTube

13532 171111  Massive dust storm sweeps South Dakota - Nov 11, 1933 - HISTORY.com
South Dakota 
A major Dust Bowl storm strikes - Apr 14, 1935 - HISTORY.com
Kansas, Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico
History Brief: the Dust Bowl - YouTube
Dust Bowl - Wikipedia
Presidents:    Franklin D. Roosevelt    #32  

born September 7, 1936    Buddy Holly
Buddy Holly is born - Sep 07, 1936 - HISTORY.com
Buddy Holly - Singer - Biography.com
Buddy Holly - Topic - YouTube
Top 10 Buddy Holly Songs - YouTube
Buddy Holly - Wikipedia  Charles Hardin Holley, September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959, known as Buddy Holly, was an American musician and singer-songwriter who was a central figure of mid-1950s rock and roll.
Music  |  Texas

born September 12, 1944    Barry White
Barry White - Music Producer, Singer - Biography.com
Barry White - Can't Get Enough Of Your Love Baby. - YouTube
You Are The First, My Last, My Everything (Barry White) - YouTube
Barry White - Topic - YouTube
Barry White - Wikipedia
  September 12, 1944 – July 4, 2003, an American singer, songwriter and composer.
  A three-time
Grammy Award–winner known for his distinctive bass-baritone voice and romantic image, White's greatest success came in the 1970s as a solo singer and with The Love Unlimited Orchestra, crafting many enduring soul, funk, and disco songs such as his two biggest hits, "You're the First, the Last, My Everything" and "Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe".

Texas  |  Los Angels, California

born July 6, 1946    George W. Bush    #43
George Walker Bush is born - Jul 06, 1946 - HISTORY.com
Biography.com  George W. Bush

George W. Bush - Wikipedia  born July 6, 1946, an American politician who served as the
43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009 and 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000.
Iraq War  |  9-11
Connecticut  |  Texas  |  Massachusetts 
Presidents:     George W. Bush    #43

12174 170113    born January 12, 1964    Jeff Bezos
Jeff Bezos - Business Leader, Entrepreneur - Biography.com
Jeff Bezos - Wikipedia  born Jeffrey Preston Jorgensen; January 12, 1964, an American technology entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist. He is the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Amazon.com, which became the world's largest online shopping retailer. The company began as an Internet merchant of books and expanded to a wide variety of products and services, most recently video streaming and audio streaming. Amazon.com is currently the world's largest Internet sales website on the World Wide Web. ...
Jeff Bezos  #14  The World's Most Powerful People 2016

New Mexico  |  Texas  |  

born September 4, 1981    Beyoncé
Beyoncé - Mini Biography - YouTube
Beyoncé Knowles - Film Actress, Film Actor-Film Actress, Singer, Actress - Biography.com
Beyoncé - Wikipedia 
born September 4, 1981, an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Beyoncé performed in various singing and dancing competitions as a child. She rose to fame in the late 1990s as lead singer of the R&B girl-group Destiny's Child. Managed by her father, Mathew Knowles, the group became one of the world's best-selling girl groups in history. ...
Beyoncé - YouTube
Top 10 Beyonce Songs - YouTube
Houston, Texas

10470 151122  The Train Crash at Crush - YouTube
Crash at Crush -- 1896  Texas, Lone Star Junction
The UnMuseum Texas Train Crash

Crush, Texas - Wikipedia
train crash compilation 6 - YouTube


8044 141223  Florida has passed New York as the nation's third largest state, according to population estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. - Orlando Sentinel  _  Florida passes NY as third largest state at 19.9 people  -  Jeff Kunerth, 12/23/2014
Top five US states' population growth: 2004-14 - Orlando Sentinel
  Andrew Gibson, 12/23/2014
Until 2013:  1. California, 2. Texas, 3. New York, 4. Florida, 5. Illinois
2014: 1. California, 2. Texas, 3. Florida, 4. New York, 5. Illinois
America, States & D.C.

1505 130421  PARADE Exclusive: A Conversation with President and Mrs. Bush  (PARADE, Pioneer Press)
Home: George W. Bush Presidential Center  on the campus of Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas, Texas
        our Texas State page
George W. Bush Presidential Center Dedication Ceremony Bush Center   April 25, 2013

Austin City Limits Music Festival, Austin, Texas (TX) (late September or early October)

5356 140316  SXSW 2014  March 7 - 16, 2014
South by Southwest Conferences and Festivals (SXSW), Austin, Texas (TX)
2014 SXSWeek Schedule Overview | SXSW 2014
SXSW - YouTube
SXSW 2014 Music Keynote: Lady Gaga - YouTube
Edward Snowden and ACLU at SXSW - YouTube  (ACLU)
NSA Leaks & Spying, and WikiLeaks
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) - Wikipedia
South by Southwest (SXSW) - Wikipedia

1311 130315  SXSW 2013, Austin, Texas 0308-0317: Music 0312-0317       
SXSW - YouTube
Watch Dave Grohl's SXSW 2013 keynote speech - latimes.com  (video)
Kimbra - Settle Down (live SXSW 2012 - Spotify Sessions) - YouTube
South by Southwest (SXSW) - Wikipedia

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Top Festivals
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Late July - Early August (or June?)  X Games Austin 2015 tickets, schedules, results, athletes, preview content and more -- June 4-7, TX  ---  annual event on Extreme Action Sports 

7987 141215  The Best Neighborhoods to See Holiday Lights in 2014 - via @Redfin  Christin Camacho, 12/10/2014
Top five neighborhoods in the U.S. for 2014:  1. Dyker Heights – Brooklyn, NY, 2. “Christmas Town” – McAdenville, NC, 3. Interlochen – Arlington, TX, 4. “Miracle on 34th Street” – Baltimore, MD, 5. Peacock Lane – Portland, OR
These Off-the-Beaten-Path Holiday Light Displays Will Blow Your Mind  Yahoo Travel, Leah Ginsberg, 12/09/2014
Brooklyn, N.Y., Clifton Mill, Ohio, Louisville, Ky., McAdenville, N.C., Richmond, Va., Portland, Ore., Bernville, Pa., Newport Beach, Calif., Branson, Mo., Baltimore, M.D., San Antonio, Texas
Christmas  |  America, States & D.C.

7359 141005  America's Weirdest Fall Festivals - MiniTime, contributed: Katrina Brown Hunt, 10/01/2014  Trailing of the Sheep Festival, Idaho; Fire Ant Festival, Texas; Wife Carrying Championship, Maine; Emma Crawford Coffin Races and Parade, Colorado; Coarsegold Tarantula Awareness Festival, California
States & D.C. 

5438 140323 
Galveston Bay oil spill threatens bird migration  (Yahoo News, Christopher Sherman - AP, 03/23/2014)
Bird Migration page

5508 140330  River of drugs runs through Rio Grande Valley  (USA TODAY, bob Ortega and Rob O'Dell - The Arizona Republic, 03/30/2014)

7723 141115  Is it Morning Yet? The Most Delicious Breakfast Restaurants in America  Yahoo Travel    1.  Russ & Daughters Cafe, New York City, New York, 2.  Cutty's Brookline, Massachusetts, 3.  Blacksmith, Houston, Texas, 4.  Griddle Cafe, Los Angeles, California, 5.  Little Goat, Chicago, Illinois, 6.  Deluca's, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 7.  Walnut Cafe, Boulder, Colorado, 8.  Chez Elle Creperie and Coffeehouse, Kansas City, Missouri, 9.  The Mud House, St. Louis, Missouri, 10.  Dupar's, southern California and Las Vegas, Nevada
America  | 

6637 140712  The best American cities for foodies - Restaurants and Trends -Food-Drink-MSN Living  Conde Nast Traveler
1. New York City, NY, 2. Napa, CA, 3. San Francisco, CA, 4. Charleston, SC, 5. New Orleans, LA, 6. Chicago, IL, 7. Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA, 8. Santa Fe, NM, 9. Healdsburg, CA, 10. Boston, MA, 11. Aspen, CO, 12. Las Vegas, NV, 13. Seattle, WA, 14. Newport, RI, 15. Savannah, GA, 16. Austin, TX, 17. Naples, FL, 18. Telluride, CO, 19. (tie) Portland, ME, 19. (tie) San Diego, CA

State Info  |  50 States & DC  |  Eat

7371 141006  Fox poll finds California is favorite to be booted from union  AOL, 10/03/2014 
53%  California; 25%  New York; 20%  Texas; 11%  Florida
Politics: Electoral Votes:  55  California; 38  Texas; 29  New York; 20 Florida
States & D.C.

7695 141112  America's most dangerous cities, 2014 - Yahoo Homes  Thomas C. Frohlich, Alexander Kent and Alexander E.M. Hess, 24/7 WallSt, 11/12/12014
America's Most Dangerous Cities 2014 Edition  Huffington Post, Simon McCormack, 11/11/2014
Crime in America 2015: Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities Over 200,000  Law Street, Kevin Rizzo, 11/10/2014    1. Detroit, Michigan, 2. Oakland, California, 3. Memphis, Tennessee, 4. St. Louis, Missouri, 5. Cleveland, Ohio, 6. Baltimore, Maryland, 7. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 8. Birmingham, Alabama, 9. Newark, New Jersey, 10. Kansas City, Missouri
Crime in America 2015: Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities Under 200,000  Law Street, Kevin Rizzo, 11/10/2014     1. Little Rock, Arkansas, 2. Rockford, Illinois, 3. New Haven, Connecticut, 4. Hartford, Connecticut, 5. Springfield, Missouri, 6. Springfield, Massachusetts, 7. Paterson, New Jersey, 8. Lansing, Michigan, 9. Beaumont, Texas, 10. Richmond, California   
Crime in America 2015: Top 10 Safest Cities over 200,000  Law Street, Kevin Rizzo, 11/10/2014     1. Irvine, California, 2. Gilbert, Arizona, 3. Fremont, California, 4. Santa Clarita, California, 5. Henderson, Nevada, 6. Plano,
Texas, 7. Scottsdale, Arizona, 8. Virginia Beach, Virginia, 9. Garland, Texas, 10. Chandler, Arizona
Crime in America 2015  Law Street
Uniform Crime Reports - Wikipedia
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - Wikipedia
Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) - Wikipedia
Intelligence agency  Wikipedia
List of intelligence agencies  Wikipedia
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)  Wikipedia
National_Security_Agency (NSA)  Wikipedia
America, States & D.C.

7736 141116  5 stingiest cities in America — bah humbug! - Yahoo Finance  Catey Hill, MarketWatch, 11/13/2014   1.  New York City, New York, 2.  Atlanta, Georgia, 3. Dallas, Texas, 4.  Boston, Massachusetts, 5.  Seattle, Washington
Deloitte's 2014 annual holiday survey Making a list, clicking it twice - Deloitte University Press  Alison Kenney Paul, Rod Sides & Susan K. Hogan, 10/28/2014

7932 141206  Best state in America: Texas, where both crime and incarceration rates are falling - The Washington Post  Reid Wilson, 12/05/2014
America, States & D.C.

8492 150211  The 10 Most Dangerous SCUBA Dives in the World  MSN Travel, Diana Gerstacker, The Active Times
Jacob’s Well—Wimberley, Texas; 4/11 Cenote Esqueleto—Tulum, Mexico; 6/11 Devil’s Cave System—Ginnie Springs, Fla.; 9/11 German U-Boat—off the coast of New Jersey; 11/11 Eagle’s Nest Sinkhole—Weeki Wachee, Fla.

9100 150427  These are America’s top 10 fast food cities  MSN food & drink, CNBC, 04/23/2015 
#1  Miami, Florida, #2  Houston, Texas, #3  Greensboro, North Carolina
America  |  Eat

13201 170829   Here's How To Help The Victims Of Hurricane Harvey | HuffPost
Here's how you can help victims of Hurricane Harvey - CBS News
Hurricane Harvey - Wikipedia

13186 17082 3 dead amid rescue operations as historic flooding hits Houston area - ABC News
The potential economic costs of Tropical Storm Harvey Explained - Aug. 25, 2017  CNN Money

Assassination of John F. Kennedy - Wikipedia
Texas School Book Depository - Wikipedia
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, Dallas, Texas

born October 18, 1939    Lee Harvey Oswald  
Lee Harvey Oswald  biography.com
Lee Harvey Oswald -- Lone Assassin or Patsy?
8 Things You May Not Know About Lee Harvey Oswald | Who Was Lee Harvey Oswald? | FRONTLINE | PBS
Lee Harvey Oswald speaks to the press - YouTube
JFK Assassination Oswald Talked - YouTube
JFK Lee Harvey Oswald Conspiracy - BBC Documentary - YouTube
Lee Harvey Oswald - Wikipedia 
October 18, 1939 – November 24, 1963, an American sniper who assassinated President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. ...
Jack Ruby - Wikipedia
JFK (1991) - IMDb
Top 10 Assassinations in History - YouTube
Top Ten Assassinations in United States History - YouTube

Texas  |  Presidents:  J. F. Kennedy    #

*  Inge N. Dobelis (Project Editor): America: land of Beauty and Splendor (New York/Montreal: Reader’s Digest, 1992)
+  Laura Sutherland with Family Travel Forum: Amazing Places to Take Your Kids(Illinois: Publications International, Ltd., 2008)
Our National Parks  -  Celebrating America’s Nature Splendor”, Life 9 (2009) No. 7 August 21
Top 10 Museums in the United States
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