. (23.8) 77.1 Thousands of enslaved African-Americans lived near the city before the Civil War Many of them near the city worked on sugar and cotton plantations while most of those in the city limits had domestic and artisan jobs in 1860 forty-nine percent of the city's population was enslaved Frost Town a nearby settlement south of the Buffalo Bayou was swallowed by Houston.. 11 References Etymology, Satsuma Preterm birth Mexico in 1824 Coahuila y Tejas is the northeastern-most state, In late December at Santa Anna's behest the Mexican Congress passed the Tornel Decree declaring that any foreigners fighting against Mexican troops "will be deemed pirates and dealt with as such being citizens of no nation presently at war with the Republic and fighting under no recognized flag." in the early nineteenth century captured pirates were executed immediately the resolution thus gave the Mexican army permission to take no prisoners in the war against the Texians. This information was not widely distributed and it is unlikely that most of the American recruits serving in the Texian army were aware that there would be no prisoners-of-war. Some of the most destructive hurricanes in U.S history have impacted Texas a hurricane in 1875 killed about 400 people in Indianola followed by another hurricane in 1886 that destroyed the town These events allowed Galveston to take over as the chief port city the 1900 Galveston hurricane subsequently devastated that city killing about 8,000 people or possibly as many as 12,000 This makes it the deadliest natural disaster in U.S history in 2017 Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Rockport as a Category 4 Hurricane causing significant damage there the storm stalled over land for a very long time allowing it to drop unprecedented amounts of rain over the Greater Houston area and surrounding counties the result was widespread and catastrophic flooding that inundated hundreds of thousands of homes Harvey ultimately became the costliest hurricane worldwide causing an estimated $198.6 billion in damage surpassing the cost of Hurricane Katrina. Houston Texas Business Directory First Baptist Church at 117 Cora Street in Center is located next to the downtown section.
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