Across the Atlantic lies the United States of America, the capitol is called Washington D.C. With a size of 9,8 million square km the U.S. is about 238 times as big as Switzerland. Theire national day is on the fourth of July also called independance day, commemorating the adoption of the Decleration of Independence on July 4, 1776. The Continental Congress declared that they regarded themselves as a new nation, the United Statesof America, and were no longer part of the British empire.
Texas is about 17 times as big as Switzerland. That means that 17 Switzerlands would fit into Texas and Texas is only 1 of the 50 States of America (48 States are attached and 2 (Alaska and Hawaij) aren’t). Texas is the 2nd largest State in the U.S by both area and population.
Six flaggs over Texas summs up the states eventfull history. It is called that way because 6 different countrys ruled over Texas: Spain, France, Mexico, the republic of Texas, the confederate States of america and the U.S.A.
This is texases flag:
As you see there is one star on it. That’s why Texas is also called the lone star state.
3 of texases borders are defined by rivers. The 4 natural regions are (map)
mountains and basins: large mountains that are seperated by basins. Mostly dessert. Part of the rocky mountain chain.
The great plaines: An eveleted plateau often called the sea of grass. Once home to immense herds of buffalo.
The northcentrall plaines: Mainly rural ranching and agriculture. Mostly plaines but also some trees.
Coastal plaines: Borders the Gulf of Mexico, which gives it low marshy coasts. It has hot humid Summers and mild winters. It recieves lots of rain.