German citizens immigrated to Texas in the 1830s to escape economic, social, political and religious problems in their homeland. Johann Friedrich Ernst was the first German to immigrate to America. More »

Most of the German immigrants who moved to America settled in the upper Midwest. However, there were also concentrations of German speaking people in New York City and Texas. Many moved to America following periods of ec... More »

There are multiple German Shepherd breeders in Houston, Texas. Two breeders, Renaissance Kennels and Texas Big German Shepherds, sell German Shepherd puppies and have wait lists for as yet unborn litters. More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

As of 2015, with 70 percent of the population, the majority of people in Texas were white. This accounts for 17,701,552 people. 37 percent were Hispanic, and 11 percent were African American. 10 percent were classified a... More » World View Social Sciences Population & Demography

People become refugees because they must flee their homeland, whether it is a country, state or region, for reasons of safety or survival. Often the cause is a natural disaster, war, religious persecution or some other f... More »

Texas has the same Social Security benefits that are given to all Americans; however, Texas is also one of the states that offers its own Social Security supplemental income payments. Each supplemental payment is depende... More » Government & Politics Social Services

Some of the best cities for African Americans are Dallas and Houston, Texas, Washington, D.C.and Atlanta, Georgia. Others are Raleigh and Charlotte, North Carolina. Some of these cities were evaluated and chosen based on... More » World View Social Sciences Population & Demography