Texas is located in the southwestern region of the United States, sharing its southern border along the Rio Grande with Mexico. The state also shares borders with New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana. The second largest state in the nation, Texas accounts for 7.4 percent of the total area of the United States. Texas was admitted to the Union as the twenty-eighth state on December 29, 1845. During the course of its history, the flags of six nations—Spain, France, Mexico, the Republic... więcej
Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2020. 7p.