The cattle industry continued to thrive though it gradually became less profitable Cotton and lumber became major industries creating new economic booms in various regions of the state Railroad networks grew rapidly as did the port at Galveston as commerce between Texas and the rest of the U.S (and the rest of the world) expanded As with some other states before the lumber industry quickly decimated the forests of Texas such that by the early 20th century the majority of the forest population in Texas was gone (later conservation efforts restored some of it but never to the level it once was). Wells Fargo Bank Plaza Main article: Climate of Texas Thomas Jefferson Rusk settled in Nacogdoches Nacogdoches County and was also a Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Texas. . 11.3 Cycling The Soviet Union despite enormous human and material losses also experienced rapid increase in production in the immediate post-war era. Japan experienced incredibly rapid economic growth becoming one of the most powerful economies in the world by the 1980s. China returned to its pre-war industrial production by 1952, (16) 63 Due to the industrial infrastructure in and around Houston natural disasters like Hurricane Harvey have also led to numerous toxic spills and disasters including the 2017 Arkema plant explosion. 6.1 Texas Revolution 14 Notes, Great Depression 1990 2,818,199 17.0%, As of 2001 Kegans and Lychner serves male state jail offenders from Harris County with Kegans getting lower-risk offenders and Lychner getting higher-risk and special-needs offenders If both of the male state jails in Harris County are full excess offenders go to the Gist Unit in Jefferson County Female state jail offenders from Harris County go to the Plane Unit in Liberty County. (40) 97 5 West Texas: Comancheria Hedwig Village At the 2000 Census the racial makeup of the city in was 49.3% White 25.3% Black or African American 5.3% Asian 0.7% American Indian 0.1% Pacific Islander 16.5% from some other race and 3.1% from two or more races in addition Hispanics made up 37.4% of Houston's population in 2000 while non-Hispanic whites made up 30.8% the proportion of non-Hispanic whites in Houston has decreased significantly since 1970 when it was 62.4%. History of Texas 13 External links On Friday November 22 1963 in Dallas Texas at 12:30 pm Central Standard Time (18:30 UTC) Lee Harvey Oswald an alienated loner assassinated President John F Kennedy the Texas Governor John B Connally was also shot but survived the episode caused a national outrage focused on right wing elements in Dallas that had long been hostile to Kennedy. For a half-century and more the people of Dallas still struggle with being branded as having some responsibility the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza located where the assassin is believed to have fired the shots has become a historic tourist site.
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