. 9 Cuisine The United States provided about two-thirds of all the ordnance used by the Allies in terms of warships transports warplanes artillery tanks trucks and ammunition. Though the Allies' economic and population advantages were largely mitigated during the initial rapid blitzkrieg attacks of Germany and Japan they became the decisive factor by 1942 after the United States and Soviet Union joined the Allies as the war largely settled into one of attrition. While the Allies' ability to out-produce the Axis is often attributed to the Allies having more access to natural resources other factors such as Germany and Japan's reluctance to employ women in the labour force Allied strategic bombing and Germany's late shift to a war economy contributed significantly Additionally neither Germany nor Japan planned to fight a protracted war and were not equipped to do so to improve their production Germany and Japan used millions of slave labourers; Germany used about 12 million people mostly from Eastern Europe while Japan used more than 18 million people in Far East Asia, In 1821 the Mexican War for Independence severed the control that Spain had exercised on its North American territories and the new country of Mexico was formed from much of the lands that had comprised New Spain including Spanish Texas the 1824 Constitution of Mexico joined Texas with Coahuila to form the state of Coahuila y Tejas the Congress did allow Texas the option of forming its own state "as soon as it feels capable of doing so.", Texas Senate County Clerk Diane Trautman Democratic Texas is the southernmost part of the Great Plains which ends in the south against the folded Sierra Madre Occidental of Mexico the continental crust forms a stable Mesoproterozoic craton which changes across a broad continental margin and transitional crust into true oceanic crust of the Gulf of Mexico the oldest rocks in Texas date from the Mesoproterozoic and are about 1,600 million years old. Texans also enjoy the rodeo the world's first rodeo was hosted in Pecos Texas the annual Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is the largest rodeo in the world it begins with trail rides that begin from several points throughout the state that convene at Reliant Park the Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show in Fort Worth is the oldest continuously running rodeo incorporating many of the state's most historic traditions into its annual events Dallas hosts the State Fair of Texas each year at Fair Park. Shoreacres Conquistadors praying before a battle at Tenochtitlan, Main article: Texas state highways, Texas plays host to several species of wasps Texas is one of the regions that has the highest abundance of Polistes exclamans. Additionally Texas has provided an important ground for the study of Polistes annularis. Main article: Economy of Texas JFK assassination Houston is home to the largest Muslim population in Texas and the Southern United States as of 2012. It is estimated that Muslims make up 1.2% of Houston's population as of 2016 Muslims in the Houston area included South Asians Middle Easterners Africans Turks and Indonesians in 2000 there were over 41 mosques and storefront religious centers with the largest being the Al-Noor Mosque (Mosque of Light) of the Islamic Society of Greater Houston. . In the Iberian peninsula in a situation of constant conflict warfare and daily life were strongly interlinked Small lightly equipped armies were maintained at all times the state of war continued intermittently for centuries and created a very warlike culture in Iberia.
4.3 Encroachment Main article: Transportation in Texas Terminal E used exclusively by United Airlines at George Bush Intercontinental Airport. In 2008 the facility was cited for numerous code violations Since then only maintenance workers and security guards have been allowed to enter the stadium while it is brought up to code the city council rejected demolition plans on environmental grounds over concerns that demolition of the Dome might damage the dense development that today closely surrounds it. .