Hofheinz had an opulent apartment in the Dome which was removed when the facility was remodeled in 1988, Houston Texas Business Directory, Members of the oil and gas industry are representatives of most of the boards of Houston's arts bodies charities and museums the energy companies spent funds in order to make Houston a more attractive community for their employees to live in. A 1718 map of Texas by Guillaume de L'Isle Approximate state area highlighted northern areas indefinite, In the East the intended gains of Lebensraum were never attained as fluctuating front-lines and Soviet scorched earth policies denied resources to the German invaders. Unlike in the West the Nazi racial policy encouraged extreme brutality against what it considered to be the "inferior people" of Slavic descent; most German advances were thus followed by mass executions. Although resistance groups formed in most occupied territories they did not significantly hamper German operations in either the East or the West until late 1943. 1943 1944 1945 onwards, Architecture Art Dance Fashion Literature Comics Poetry Music Sculpture Theater. Contents The origin of many people in mixed expeditions was not always distinguished Various occupations such as sailors fishermen soldiers and nobles employed different languages (even from unrelated language groups) so that crew and settlers of Iberian empires recorded as Galicians from Spain were actually using Portuguese Basque Catalan Italian and Languedoc languages which were wrongly identified, 3 Culture Liberty (northeast), East Texas also contains numerous golf courses and avid golfers as well as NASCAR fans However the region does not host professional events in either of those sports the nearest NASCAR track to East Texas is Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth! . On May 12 2016 a release of oil from subsea infrastructure on Shell's Brutus oil rig released 2,100 barrels of oil This leak created a visible 2 mile by 13 mile oil slick in the sea about 97 miles south of Port Fourchon Louisiana according to the U.S Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, Western view of the Downtown Houston skyline in 2010, Although the missionaries had been unable to convert the Hasinai tribe of East Texas they did become friendly with the natives the Hasinai were bitter enemies of the Lipan Apache who transferred their enmity to Spain and began raiding San Antonio and other Spanish areas a temporary peace was finally negotiated with the Apache in 1749 and at the request of the Indians a mission was established along the San Saba River northwest of San Antonio the Apaches shunned the mission but the fact that Spaniards now appeared to be friends of the Apache angered the Apache enemies primarily the Comanche Tonkawa and Hasinai tribes who promptly destroyed the mission.
. Seabrook The Spanish settled and took control of Tidore in 1603 to trade spices and counter Dutch encroachment in the archipelago of Maluku the Spanish presence lasted until 1663 when the settlers and military were moved back to the Philippines Part of the Ternatean population chose to leave with the Spanish settling near Manila in what later became the municipality of Ternate. 4.1 Baseball 11 Larry Taylor Republican 2013 Southeast In November 1939 the United States was taking measures to assist China and the Western Allies and amended the Neutrality Act to allow "cash and carry" purchases by the Allies in 1940 following the German capture of Paris the size of the United States Navy was significantly increased in September the United States further agreed to a trade of American destroyers for British bases. Still a large majority of the American public continued to oppose any direct military intervention in the conflict well into 1941 in December 1940 Roosevelt accused Hitler of planning world conquest and ruled out any negotiations as useless calling for the United States to become an "arsenal of democracy" and promoting Lend-Lease programmes of aid to support the British war effort the United States started strategic planning to prepare for a full-scale offensive against Germany, Houston's murder rate ranked 46th of U.S cities with a population over 250,000 in 2005 (per capita rate of 16.3 murders per 100,000 population) in 2010 the city's murder rate (per capita rate of 11.8 murders per 100,000 population) was ranked sixth among U.S cities with a population of over 750,000 (behind New York City Chicago Detroit Dallas and Philadelphia) according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). General aviation airports for fixed-wing aircraft outside of Houston include:, After 1500: West and East Africa Asia and the Pacific Under Jim Hogg the state turned its attention toward corporations violating the state monopoly laws in 1894 Texas filed a lawsuit against John D Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company and its Texas subsidiary the Waters-Pierce Oil Company of Missouri Hogg and his attorney-general argued that the companies were engaged in rebates price fixing consolidation and other tactics prohibited by the state's 1889 antitrust act the investigation resulted in a number of indictments including one for Rockefeller Hogg requested that Rockefeller be extradited from New York but the New York governor refused as Rockefeller had not fled from Texas Rockefeller was never tried but other employees of the company were found guilty. Adjacent to the Texas Medical Center is the Museum District which is home to most of the city's major museums: the Museum of Fine Arts Houston; the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston; the Cullen Sculpture Garden; the Houston Museum of Natural Science; the Holocaust Museum Houston; the Children's Museum of Houston; Lawndale Art Center; the Houston Zoo; the John P McGovern Museum of Health & Medical Science; and the Menil Collection Approximately 4 million people visit institutions in the Museum District every year., Houston Texas Business Directory The Museum District's cultural institutions and exhibits attract more than 7 million visitors a year. Notable facilities include the Museum of Fine Arts Houston Museum of Natural Science the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston the Station Museum of Contemporary Art Holocaust Museum Houston and the Houston Zoo. . 7.1 Ixtoc I explosion and oil spill, 2 Geography Over the next ten days delegates prepared a constitution for the Republic of Texas Parts of the document were copied verbatim from the United States Constitution; other articles were paraphrased the new nation's government was structured similarly to that of the United States with a bicameral legislature a chief executive and a supreme court. In a sharp departure from its model the new constitution expressly permitted impressment of goods and forced housing for soldiers it also explicitly legalized slavery and recognized the people's right to revolt against government authority. After adopting the constitution on March 17 delegates elected interim officers to govern the country and then adjourned David G Burnet who had not been a delegate was elected president the following day Burnet announced the government was leaving for Harrisburg, The Soviet Union lost around 27 million people during the war 8.7 million military and 19 million civilian deaths a quarter of the people in the Soviet Union were wounded or killed. Germany sustained 5.3 million military losses mostly on the Eastern Front and during the final battles in Germany.