Historical facts about the Lone Star State include that Texas was once a country, it has belonged to more countries than any other state, and the deadliest natural disaster in American history occurred in the state. Texa... More »

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Some interesting facts about Texas are that this state's nickname "The Lone Star" is in reference to its being republic from 1836 to 1845, and long fight for independence from Mexico. In Texas' history, different nations... More »

Some fun facts about Texas are that Texas is the only state in the United States to have six flags fly over the land at various points in history and that Texas has on average more tornadoes each year than any other U.S.... More »

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Some interesting facts about Texas are that this state's nickname "The Lone Star" is in reference to its being republic from 1836 to 1845, and long fight for independence from Mexico. In Texas' history, different nations... More »

A timeline of American history during this era should begin with the founding of the country, continuing on through the Louisiana Purchase and War of 1812. Taking the timeline to 1860 brings up the slavery issues that re... More »

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Interesting facts in American history include a trial against tomatoes and the history of the Republican and Democratic party symbols. The leisurely life of Thomas Jefferson and his history of the hand shake also add to ... More »

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Some facts about early American history are that the English colonies weren't the first in North America, the settlement of Roanoke disappeared and the early settlers had a bloody history with the Native Americans. The A... More »

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