Texas, The Future Of Theu.s. Essay
763 Words Sep 10th, 2014 4 Pages
Our country is constantly and rapidly changing. As time passes by, our nation is becoming more diverse. The Hispanic population recently produced several changes in different states, especially Texas. These recently changes had an important impact in the economy, education, and politics of our state.
Texas is located in the South central area of the United States, and it shares an international bordered with Mexico. Texas has an area of 268,820 square miles. It is also the second largest state of the country, and its population growth was bigger than any other state. The fastest growing cities in Texas are Houston, Dallas, and Fort Worth. According to the 2010 U.S. Census Bureau population estimate, there are approximately 50.5 million Hispanics in our country representing about 36 percent of the overall population. Anglos are no longer a majority. Nowadays, whites make up only 45 percent of the state’s population. These changes will produce a long-term impact on politics, economy, and education in Texas. Researchers had stated that “The Texas of today is the U.S. of tomorrow.” Texas is no longer known by its endless plains, cowboys, and ranches, it is becoming in a suburb-state where its cities are rapidly growing becoming more urban, more dense, and more Hispanic.
Hispanics became the largest ethnic group in Texas public schools. The number of Hispanic students in schools had increased while the number of white students had decreased. About…