The city of Austin is the capital of Texas, the Lone Star State. On April 21, 1836, Texas won its independence from Mexico when Texas forces under Sam Houston defeated the Mexicans under Santa Anna at the Battle of San Jacinto. Texas was admitted as the 28th state on December 29, 1845. Today, Texas is the second most populous state in the United States with 25,674,681 residents.

Petroleum, natural gas and chemical products are very important parts of the Texas economy, but dairy products, cotton and cattle are also major contributors to the Texas jobs base.

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Many business and leisure travelers choose Texas as their destination. The city of San Antonio has many attractions that draw over 26 million people each year, and the most popular of these is a building called the Alamo. The Alamo was the site of one of the most important battles during the war for independence from Mexico. The Houston Space Center offers activities for every member of the family.

There are only 12 tour tickets available each day, so if you want to experience what it is like to blast off in a rocket, you need to plan in advance.

For those who want to relax on the beach, Padre Island National Seashore southeast of Corpus Christi offers 70 miles of pristine, undeveloped beach to enjoy.

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